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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. ...

Vastly improve your IT security in 2 easy steps

It’s a rough number, but I’d wager that 99 percent of computer security risk in most organizations can be attributed to two root causes:...

6 of the most effective social engineering techniques

Social engineering is the strongest method of attack against the enterprise’s weakest vulnerability, its people.Criminal hackers recognize this fact.In 2015, social engineering became the...

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...

A five star review and the ads go away: How trojan...

Social engineering is in order to trick victims into giving trojan apps a five star rating on Google's official App Store.

A five-star review and the ads go away: How trojan Android...

Social engineering tricks victims into giving trojan apps a five-star rating on Google's official App Store.

4 strategies to root out your security risks

You’ll never reduce your security risk if you can’t identify and mitigate the root causes of those vulnerabilities. It isn’t enough to have a...

Hackers are using this Android malware to spy on Israeli soldiers

Social engineering employed to distribute ViperRAT malware which uses infected devices to take photos and record audio.

Researchers Turn Table on Fraudster Using Own Phishing Tricks

SecureWorks researchers used social engineering techniques to trick a phishing fraudster into revealing account numbers and ID information that allowed them to shut down...

Mobile apps and stealing a connected car

The concept of a connected car, or a car equipped with Internet access, has been gaining popularity for the last several years.The case in...

SecureWorks Exposes Phishing Fraudster Using Social Engineering Tricks

Pretending to be a willing dupe can help security firms identify and shut down the bank accounts used by scammers, turning the tables on...

Breaking The Weakest Link Of The Strongest Chain

Around July last year, more than a 100 Israeli servicemen were hit by a cunning threat actor.The attack compromised their devices and exfiltrated data...