Security firms says Fancy Bear group tried to put the frighteners on journalists over their research into passenger aircraft shot down over the Ukraine two years ago.
Death Eaters, or perhaps just bad guys, with a taste for the Harry Potters franchise have unleashed a new strain of ransomware they've dubbed Voldemort, named for the villain of the book and movie series.
The first five months of 2016 were dominated by malicious email campaigns, the quick emergence of new ransomware variants, one of the largest botnets in the world went dark, and the Angler exploit kit (EK) went silent
The cyber-gang behind the Patchwork, aka Dropping Elephant, cyber-espionage campaign has expanded its reach outside of government organisations and is now hitting the private sector.
Dr Jules Pagna Disso explains why phishing remains one of the most successful forms of attack, and why staff education is key to tackling the problem.
A cyber-scam has been unfolding in the wake of the Brexit vote.
email is one of the main routes for delivering malware into the enterprise, but despite frequent reports of its demise, it appears here to stay, so companies had better tailor their security posture accordingly says Carl Leonard.
Itay Glick says that new spear-phishing scams suggest that this method of spreading malware will surely continue to grow
Businesses have learned to embrace economic globalisation and have expanded operations around the world. A new report from BitSight studies how entering new countries can bring on financial, operational and legal risks, including cyber-risks, to an organisation.
"Longstanding, systemic weaknesses" prevented the State Department from properly managing cyber-security risks, according to an IG report.
An email error made in Northern Ireland has accidentally leaked the personal details of hundreds of prison officers working in the country to an outside contractor.
Researchers have discovered a malware-based APT dating back to 2008 that at least appears to target political enemies of Ukraine, including pro-Russia separatists in the disputed eastern region of the country.
The 2012 LinkedIn data breach may be the breach that just keeps on giving with the news that 117 million customer email credentials originating from that hack were found for sale on the dark web.
Over 100,000 users are at risk of public humiliation or blackmail as Rosebutt Board, a web forum dedicated to the 'anal fisting' fetish, has suffered a data breach.
The research firm AppRiver reports a new PayPal phishing scam is making the rounds using a phony security message to obtain personally identifiable information.
Stealing $100 million (£70.4M) from a major US corporation should be hard than setting up a fake email account, but for one cyber-criminal enterprise this is all it took.
Maktub Locker ransomware is targeting its victims with a spam campaign that attempts to trick people into thinking they are getting a terms-of-service update when in fact the attached document contains malware.
A Seagate employee was victimised by a phishing scam and unknowingly emailed the income tax data for current and some former company employees to an unauthorised third party making them all potentially vulnerable to potential income tax refund fraud.
The latest study by IBM Security found that C-Suite executives not directly involved in infosec operations feel it is not necessarily something on which they need to focus, instead believing it is a problem strictly for CISOs.
Sixty nine percent of wearable device owners say that they don't use login credentials such as passwords, PINs fingerprint scanners and voice recognition to access their devices.
One of the more frightening possible result from the seemingly endless stream of hacks taking place is that they degrade public trust in the internet and this could lead to a serious fall off in worker productivity
Email services are failing their customers when it comes to anti-phishing protection, according to Mario Vuksan, one of the presenters at RSA 2016 in San Francisco.
A two-year collaboration by a group of industry security firms has put a name and a modus operandi, if little else, on the group that conducted the 2014 Sony Pictures Entertainment hack.
There was a time 20 or so years ago that email security was fairly straightforward - make sure you have anti-virus software running and remind your users to not click links they don't recognise.
Thanks to the rising growth of Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC) adoption, companies are successfully fighting off phishing attacks and domain spoofing.
Gmail's security is being enhanced to keep its users protected from malware, phishing attacks and other threats.
Symantec has discovered a spam campaign targeting Portuguese-language computers specifically focusing on companies based in Brazil with the goal of stealing email accounts to access sensitive corporate information.
A UK school technology supplier has committed to providing secure logins for a service used by many schools.
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