Cell phone numbers are particularly valuable, as they have become the modern-day equivalent of your wallet. Your mobile device contains valuable information like your contacts list (a great way to get a list of your friends—future identity theft targets), affinity
Hackers – they can be a right bunch of bastards. Sure, we love them when they’re helping a plucky hero save the world in an action film. But when we are their targets, and it’s our money they’re looking to
Welcome to Week 3 of National Cyber Security Awareness Month!
This week’s theme, brought to you courtesy of the National Cyber Security Alliance of US businesses and government agencies, is about recognizing and combating cybercrime.
That includes all manner of
Online travel giant ibibo Group owned ticketing platform RedBus was allegedly hacked last month resulting in user information such as email ids and passwords being dumped onto the darkweb.
Based on a conversation on online community Reddit, over four million
Some Brattleboro Savings & Loan customers had their accounts hacked into this weekend in what bank officials say was part of a regional or possibly national scam.
Bank president Dan Yates says a text message went out Saturday morning to
In his first remarks since WikiLeaks began releasing thousands of his hacked emails, John D. Podesta, Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, said Tuesday that Russian intelligence officials intent on swaying the election to Donald J. Trump had been responsible for the
If you’re a CEO or IT administrator, you’ll need to spruce up on cyber security training before indoctrinating new hires. If the latest Yahoo data breach proved anything, it’s that today’s cyber threats are terrifyingly real.
That said, 2016 has
The NDSU Information Technology Division is launching an anti-phishing awareness, training and simulation program this month. It is designed to empower students, faculty and staff to protect themselves against phishing scams.
As part of the program, simulated phishing emails
Critics say WikiLeaks is helping hackers shape election coverage
U.S. accusations that WikiLeaks is helping Russian hackers influence the upcoming election hasn’t stopped the controversial website from dumping emails allegedly stolen from a Hillary Clinton aide.
On Monday, WikiLeaks released
The number of Kiwi domains caught up in a global data hack of popular US online file hosting service Dropbox has been estimated at 120,000, while the Government warns that one in five New Zealanders were affected by cybercrime last
Phishing scams are an effective tool for cybercriminals. They trick their victims into clicking on a malicious link, which allows them to steal credentials, personal information and even money.
When I think about phishing attacks, official-looking fake emails usually come
A new hacking tool can alert cyber criminals where an email recipient is opening an email, meaning criminals can take advantage of a traveling executive and launch a hacking campaign like a phishing attack on the company, reports Harvard Business
Phishing emails are dangerous and annoying. Cybercriminals flood our inboxes with them, hoping to catch us off guard so that we’ll click on their malicious links. Take our phishing IQ test to see if you can spot a fake email.
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