Users are receiving spam notifications through the Google Maps app that asks them to share their location in order to get something for free and no one knows why.
In order to prevent this type of mischief, network enabled printers should never be connected to the Internet. Allowing them to do so only allows malicious actors to send any type of print document to your network, including pornography that could land you in trouble.
A widespread scam pretending to be from Elon Musk and utilizing a stream of hacked Twitter accounts and fake giveaway sites has earned scammers over 28 bitcoins or approximately $180,000 in a single day.
Some ancient filetypes are making a comeback due to unwanted attention from cybercriminals looking for more effective ways to hide malware distributed through spam campaigns.
Sites that try to trick users into subscribing to browser notification spam are increasingly becoming a method used to promote unwanted extensions, fake software, adware bundles, adult sites, and scam sites.
Despite a lone report claiming that online piracy is the primary source of malware, spam still reigns supreme as today's main infection vector and the go-to tool of online criminals, according to a report published yesterday by Finnish cyber-security firm F-Secure.
Several Internet transit providers —companies that route global Internet traffic between local ISPs, end users, and data centers— have banded together to ban a fellow transit provider that has carried out at least 130 Internet route (BGP) hijacks in the past few years, most of which, experts say, were with malicious intent.
Starting yesterday, there have been numerous reports of people being infected with something called "All-Radio 4.27 Portable". After researching this heavily today, it has been determined that seeing this program is a symptom of a much bigger problem on your computer.
A new spam campaign is underway that pretends to be from a group called the "WannaCry-Hack-Team" that states the infamous WannaCry Ransomware has returned, the recipients computer is infected, and they need to send some bitcoins or their files will be deleted.
A malicious PHP script found on over 5,000 compromised websites has been fingered as the source of a large-scale spam campaign that has been silently redirecting users to web pages hosting diet and intelligence boosting pills.
Facebook, Chrome, and cryptocurrency users should be on the lookout for a new malware strain named FacexWorm that infects victims for the purpose of stealing passwords, stealing cryptocurrency funds, running cryptojacking scripts, and spamming Facebook users.
Necurs, the world's largest spam botnet, with millions of infected computers under its control, has updated its arsenal and is currently utilizing a new technique to infect victims.
Just two botnets accounted for 97% of all spam emails in the last three months of 2017, according to a McAfee report released earlier today.
Spam distributors are using a new technique to infect users with malware, and while this attack relies on having users open Word documents, it does not involve users having to allow the execution of macro scripts.
A new method of sending spam has been created that skips your email altogether and sends it directly to your browser. This new method is called web notification spam and I have started to see numerous sites being setup to utilize this new tactic.
The campaign website of a controversial US politician was hacked last year and hosted Russian SEO spam, according to several sources.
Necurs, the world's largest spam botnet, is currently sending millions of spam emails that push an obscure cryptocurrency named Swisscoin.
Users across several countries are being targeted in a campaign that delivers a new strain of malware named Digmine that installs a Monero cryptocurrency miner and a malicious Chrome extension which helps it propagate to new victims.