A new phishing scam pretending to be from Netflix has recently been discovered, telling recipients that their subscription has expired, and they have to "re-activate" to continue enjoying the service.
A new Android malware attack makes use of phishing, Trojan infection and data theft, all combined in a single scheme. At least 20,000 in Austria have already fallen to the banking scheme.
A test by cybersecurity firm NSS Labs shows that Microsoft Edge on Windows 10 is better at protecting against phishing than Google Chrome on Chrome OS and Mozilla's Firefox browser.
A vulnerability has been exposed in iOS, in hopes that Apple will fix the problem and protect its users. The phishing attack prompts with a very convincing iTunes Store sign-in dialog box.
The Internal Revenue Service of the United States has released a warning over an email scam that uses the name of the agency and FBI to discreetly download ransomware, locking the victim's files.
Sources have revealed that hackers are using emails that promise fake Game of Thrones spoilers to lure viewers into downloading malware which installs a remote access Trojan on their systems.
A new phishing campaign which utilizes spam emails was recently discovered by Microsoft. These will redirect to websites that will try to extort money from victims through fake tech support.
A new macOS malware program has so far evaded the detection protocols put in place by Apple by altering the operating system, and has now morphed to target your bank account, according to a report.
Google updated their Office competitors security features, which is mainly aimed at organisations and their admins. These are integrated with advanced machine learning to keep users safe.
Google has introduced improvements to its spam filters in Gmail. It will now take time to analyze emails that are suspected to be phishing users. It will also warn Android users of sketchy websites.
Google has made changes to Gmail's security systems to better protect users against phishing attempts. The new system offers warnings when clicking on suspicious links in an effort to keep you safe.
Using a combination of spear-phishing and a flaw in SS7, hackers were able to steal usernames and passwords from German bank users, manipulate SMS message delivery, and steal money from accounts.
A new scam is circulating, targeting folks via a link to a shared Google Docs file. Once clicked, the link brings you to a legitimate sign-in page, and asks for a fake app to access your emails.
Google and Facebook employees have been swindled out of $100M in total by a Lithuanian man posing as a Taiwanese manufacturer. The individual was charged by the Department of Justice last month.
A web application developer found that Chrome and Firefox are vulnerable to homograph attacks, where a party deceives another by using legitimate-looking URLs, which can lead to phishing scams.
A new phishing scam was seen targeting a US financial services provider, delivering an innocent-looking Word file. However, it contains malware that could leak sensitive data to cybercriminals.
Microsoft is warning everyone shopping online of a new phishing scam that appears to be a billing email. In reality, it contains an attachment that installs the Cerber ransomware.
Researchers have uncovered a security flaw, that would let an attacker guess the numbers and security details of a credit card simply by using legitimate online shopping sites.
A security firm found a new attack vector which exploits image files sent on Facebook. It will download a malicious file, which when activated will activate the Locky ransomware.
A new malware is spreading via compromised Facebook accounts. It will send an innocent-looking image file to friends, which will install either a malicious extension, or worse, ransomware.
Google has updated its Safe Browsing policies, after the company discovered websites that continue to host malware and phishing content after their website has been reviewed and marked as safe.
A group of scammers from Nigeria infected themselves with malware, which led to the revelation of how their crime works, and how they manage to steal money from businesses worldwide.
As the video service launches in 190 regions worldwide, malware and phishing campaigns are increasingly targeting users' Netflix credentials and banking info, according to a report by Symantec.
A phishing campaign has been discovered by the Comodo Group that is designed to mislead potential WhatsApp users into installing a trojan horse that can allow attackers to steal personal information.
A recent White House email hack has been linked by investigators to a previous security breach at the State Department. The attackers are being linked to Russia but the investigation is ongoing.
Try searching for Bing or Microsoft ads on Google, and Google Adwords will not-so-helpfully display a seemingly legitimate but very sophisticated phishing site. Browser beware.
The US State Department, the NSA, and the FBI have had no luck in removing or blocking hackers from the State Department's network in the three months since the breach was first reported.
A new report mentions that the Chinese government is employing phishing attacks against Apple's iCloud and Microsoft's Live services. This comes just days after both companies launched new products.
Symantec has found that a seemingly organized group of hackers, nicknamed Dragonfly, has been infiltrating energy providers by using trojans and phishing techniques. The group has yet to be caught.
Microsoft has now revealed that "documents associated with law enforcement inquiries were stolen" as part of the recent phishing attacks on some of its employees' emails
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The White House has admitted a cyber-attack occurred on Sunday, in which the hackers could have accessed information about the country's nuclear arsenal. China has been suggested as a perpetrator.
A new study from Microsoft Research says that Nigerian ('419') scammers don't want you to take them seriously; it's all part of a plot to weed out all but the most gullible users.
Microsoft has issued an urgent warning for all supported versions of Windows (phones included) about unauthorized certificates being used for spoofing and phishing, along with a patch for the problem.
Microsoft is still denying that its Xbox Live online service has been the victim of cyber attacks, despite a growing number of Xbox Live users discovering their accounts have been hacked.
Microsoft, along with other companies like Google, Yahoo, AOL, are working with a start up called Agari in order to find and stop phishing email messages from inboxes.
Microsoft is refunding the UK Xbox Live account victims that have been hit with phishing scams. The scams have caused some victims to see multiple purchases out of their credit card accounts.
Yet another cyber attack threat has caused even more game web sites to shut down. This time the attack's victim is part of Nintendo's European division. VG247.com reports that the company's Club Nintendo customer rewards...
Google has admitted that hundreds of users of its Gmail service have been the subject of a attack to collect users passwords. Google revealed the attack in a posting on its blog site. It stated...