There are millions of individuals visiting social media sites every day – they are on sites like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram dozens of time a day. With that much activity the sites are fertile ground for scammers.
Unfortunately, consumers often
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell blasted Donald Trump as a “national disgrace” and “international pariah” in a personal email exchange that was leaked online by hackers.
Powell, a retired 4-star general and a Republican, confirmed the authenticity of the
Seagate’s employees have filed a class action lawsuit against the company after HR department phishing scam
After falling victim to a phishing scam in March, Seagate is now being sued by its own employees whose sensitive data was exposed in
Big data analytics is fast becoming the defence to a cyber security offence.
The Ponemon Institute has released the Big Data Cybersecurity Analytics Research Report and it shows that traditional layered security systems are failing to protect “from the 1000
Entertainment news site Variety was briefly taken over by the infamous hacker group OurMine, the same group responsible for infiltrating several high-profile figures’ social media accounts and media outlets in recent months. On Saturday (3 September) the hacking collective managed
Phishing is big business for attackers, and being able to craft the right message to a target is a valuable skill. Social networks are great resources for potential attackers, both to learn about a target victim and to deploy a
The Queensland government has moved to strengthen its cyber security as police investigate yet another hack to hit the state, this time involving the state’s top bureaucrat.
The hack has affected the Director-General of Premier and Cabinet Dave Stewart’s email
The tool, available as a downloadable zip archive, can be used to send phishing emails during times when users are active in order to increase the chances a poisoned link will be clicked.
It sifts through a user’s previous tweets
It was a malicious attack of adware–an over-the-top ad for a company based in California called SupportBuddy
WEST SENECA, N.Y. (WIVB) – Consumer watchdogs are warning Internet users of a growing tech support scam that is especially aggressive. Hackers utilize
The main newspaper of China’s Communist Party accused Google on Monday of being a “political tool” used to vilify the Chinese government, saying the Internet search giant had falsely accused China of a computer hack.
“Google’s accusations against China are
Company email spoofed to plunder the amount
Mumbai : One 40-year-old Malabar Hill-based international diamond merchant has become the victim of online hacker, who allegedly spoofed his company email to plunder at least Rs 37 lakh.
A case has been
In the aftermath of Brexit, cybercriminals have launched spam email campaigns capitalising on the prevalent fears and insecurities of UK citizens. Security researchers have spotted malware-laced emails, promising to protect users against the financial and security fallout predicted post Brexit.
Identity scammers are using fake mailboxes to “harvest” householders’ mail and then using the stolen details to gain credit.
The fake letterboxes are attached to the exterior of properties to fool postal workers and are then removed before residents notice
The news of increasing hacking attacks on merchants, health insurance sites and other businesses has most of us worried more than ever about having our identity and financial information stolen. Online identity theft is an overwhelming problem, for sure. But
In April alone, the council’s digital services department blocked more than 900,000 spam or phishing emails, many of which tried to “compromise” town hall information – an average of 20 every minute.
The report, set to be heard by the
IT’S something you think will never happen to you, and when it does, let me tell you, your blood boils.
I’m talking about hackers, fraudsters, phishers, thieves, lowlifes or whatever you want to call them, those dodgy people who somehow
Reddit has reset 100,000 passwords after hackers stole people’s credentials from other sites to take over their accounts.
The social network alerted its user base yesterday to the fact it had sent out the reset notices over the past fortnight,
Romania issued a warrant for the arrest of a Belgian Jew whom they said had spied with Israelis on an anti-fraud official for a firm once headed by an ex-Mossad chief.
Justice Ministry prosecutors in Bucharest this week signed the
“Hi, Dell. This is Andrew at EFF. We got disconnected. Oh, I think you might be calling me.”
I was playing phone tag with Andrew Crocker, a law fellow at the Electronic Frontier Foundation, during an ongoing conversation aboutnational security
Emails sent by the founder of infidelity website AshleyMadison.com appear to have been exposed in a second, larger release of data stolen from its parent company, cyber security experts confirmed on Thursday.
The data dump by hackers who have attacked