The US State Department reportedly turned off its entire unclassified email system over the weekend after a suspected cyber-attack.
Phishing for Apples becomes a popular cyber-criminal sport
"This highlights the fine line between acceptable and unacceptable usage of your information" says Nigel Stanley, CEO of Incoming Thought.
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Researchers say that more than 300,000 user credentials have been uploaded on forum Pastebin over the last year.
Yahoo has urged customers to change their email passwords after confirming that hackers tried to gain access to Yahoo Mail accounts.
Hackers broke into an Israeli defence ministry computer after the user clicked on a tainted email attachment containing malicious software.
A Nigerian man from Manchester has been jailed for almost four years after using phishing emails to steal some £400,000 from 238 students.
Google has tweaked Gmail so that users can now see images in-line with their emails, but the change could compromise the client's security.
Four people have been arrested, and two charged, in connection with £1 million online banking fraud.
As Royal Mail issues phishing warning, a Manchester-based phishing scammer is jailed for three-and-a-half years.
Proofpoint has acquired Maildistiller, a provider of SaaS email security solutions to bolster its cloud architecture.
Cloudmark has launched a messaging security solution for mobile devices to enable operators to combat evolving messaging threats.
Sega's Pass portal was hacked at the end of last week, with around 1.3 million user details compromised but cardholder data was unaffected.
Over a thousand Virgin Media customers have been warned about being infected with the SpyEye Trojan.
Malware authors targeting websites have begun trading quantity for quality, according to web security firm Websense.
Cybercriminals behind the Waledac botnet have begun using a New Year's-themed campaign to capture more victims, security experts warned on Thursday.
In response to an open letter from dozens of noted security analysts, Google this week said it intends to more broadly turn on security features in its Gmail application by default.
A vulnerability in Google's Gmail that enables cross-site request forgery (CSRF) attacks has been recognised since 2007, but a proof-of-concept (PoC) was only released on Tuesday.
Apple, whose market share is growing among computer users, is now recommending that consumers consider applying anti-virus protection to their machines.
The sentencing of Robert Soloway, the so-called Seattle "Spam King" who pleaded guilty in March to delivering millions of unwanted emails, has been delayed until next week.
Google and eBay have joined forces to protect users from spam and malicious emails by leveraging an authentication technology called DomainKeys.
Steganography is an established technique to hide secret data inside normal data transmissions, but new techniques are being developed to hide packets inside routine VoIP traffic, and escape detection
The abundance of voice over IP equipment has led researchers to develop a range of techniques which, instead of hiding information in standard data traffic, will allow individuals to instead hide information in VoIP streams
The threat which could have led to the country's BlackBerry services being suspended appears to have lifted after the Government backed down on its own demands for access to users' data
Brussels insiders have confirmed that the European Commission is nearing the conclusion of talks with the Americans over the provision of citizens' personal information to the FBI for terrorism fighting purposes
The Spain headquartered security-as-a-service provider has released its portfolio into the British market, building on the back of contract wins from McDonalds and Hilton Hotels
PwC chairman Kieran Poynter, the man tasked to investigate what happened in the catastrophic HMRC data breach, has revealed that significant progress has been made since the disastrous information leakage last October
The Marshall Islands have been subjected to a prolonged bout of unexpected email traffic, preventing citizens receiving emails, but the reason for the attack remains unclear
Two separate reports into the data leakage of 25 million records from Revenue & Customs last year have widely condemned data security procedures in the Government department