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Bitcoin rise fuels social media scams

The price of a single bitcoin passed that of an ounce of gold for the first time this month, and scammers were quick to...

IRS makes tax refund scams harder but W-2 phishing attacks continue...

Anti-fraud measures by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and state agencies over the past two years have made tax refund scams harder for cyber...

Fake mobile base stations spreading malware in China

'Swearing Trojan' pushes phishing texts around carriers' controls Chinese phishing scum are deploying fake mobile base stations to spread malware in text messages that...

Phishing Your Employees for Schooling & Security

Your education program isn't complete until you test your users with fake phishing emails.

Latest Tax Scams Include Phishing Lures, Malware

Microsoft warns this year’s crop of tax scams use social engineering attacks based on fear to spread banking Trojans and collect personal info. ...

Report: ‘OilRig’ Attacks Expanding Across Industries, Geographies

The highly-effective malware targets Middle Eastern airlines, government, financial industries and critical infrastructures with a simple but powerful backdoor created by infected Excel files...

Watch out for these tax-themed phishing and malware scams

With the US tax deadline approaching, it's prime time for cybercriminals to attempt to steal your money or data.

IRS Warns Taxpayers of Email Scams

The IRS, along with state tax agencies and the tax industry, urge people to be wary of phishing email scams.

String of fileless malware attacks possibly tied to single hacker group

Several attacks observed over the past few months that rely heavily on PowerShell, open-source tools, and fileless malware techniques might be the work of...

How did Yahoo get breached? Employee got spear phished, FBI suggests

Enlarge / Dmitry Dokuchaev, Igor Sushchin, Alexsey Belan, and Karim Baratov—the four indicted by the US in the Yahoo hacking case. SAN...

Phishing: Would you fall for one of these scam emails?

There's still plenty more phish in the sea, as workers can't stop clicking on scam emails. Would these ones trick you?

Zero-days? Sexy, sure, but crap passwords and phishing are probably more...

Security experts poke holes in RAND vulnerability study A new study from RAND Corporation concluded that zero-day vulnerabilities – security flaws that developers haven't...