Sixty five percent of these social engineering attacks compromised employee credentials and 17 percent of these attacks breached financial accounts.
YouTube appears to be the latest host of cybercrime advertising, as researchers unveil that they've found criminals advertising phishing kits on the video hosting site.
More than 54 million Europeans have been victimised by online crime in the past year as hackers take advantage of consumer complacency.
As a new wave of smishing - phishing by text message - hits, security experts are urging mobile phone users to report incidents to their communication service providers.
Personal details of more than 412 million subscribers to Adult Friend Finder and other hookup sites was breached.
A recent study detected more than 600 cloud repositories hosting malware and other malicious activities on major cloud platforms.
A new social engineering campaign is sending out emails purporting to come from LinkedIn in an attempt to dupe recipients into giving up personal information.
Researchers spotted a variant of malware campaign dubbed "CloudFanta" which may have been used to steal 26,000 email credentials
This week: NSA webcam exploits, Microsoft Exchange, top 5 phishing lures and FastPOS malware
Symantec researchers noted an uptick in phishing email attacks using malicious WSF attachments to infect users with ransomware.
Phishing remains one of the top threats seen by organisations today. Threat actors use various social engineering tricks to convince users that their requests for information or money transfers are legitimate.
The ransomware RAA, which incorporates the information-stealing trojan Pony, has evolved to more effectively target companies, encrypting victims' files and stealing their data, most likely to infect their business contacts via spear-phishing.
A help wanted ad spotted on the French dark web may be an indicator that cyber-criminals are tired of having their phishing scams spoiled due to poor spelling and grammar.
The popularity of Pokémon Go is continuing to attract scammers looking to exploit users in search of a leg up in the game.
A new version of Locky ransomware has been spotted sporting an improved delivery mechanism, better obfuscation which combined make it more difficult for anti-malware scanners to spot.
The 2016 Olympics may be winding down, but cyber-criminals are not slacking off in their efforts to use the sporting event as a way to lure victims.
Kaspersky researchers spotted a wave of attacks that has affected more than 130 organisations in at least 30 countries.
At Black Hat, MasterCard CSO Ron Green touted his company's latest effort to fight malware.
Steganographic subterfuge: ransomware was already 'a thing', now it's a mature and established business model
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.
Researchers have developed a method of identifying linguistic clues in electronic communications that could point to possible cases of deception. Could lie-detecting algorithms reduce the impact of phishing emails?
Phishing attacks lead to rogue "bulletproof" hosting firm which has a history of hosting malware and other illegal content, researchers claim.
FireEye researchers observed phony Apple domains registered during the first quarter of 2016 used to execute phishing attacks against Apple iCloud users located in China and the UK.
Mimecast warns organisations relying on cyber insurance: your policies may not be fully up-to-date in covering new social engineering email attacks.
Amazon customers are the target of a wide-ranging phishing email scam intended to fool recipients into opening up a malicious attachment that results in the downloading of Locky ransomware.
Annual fraud losses in the UK could amount to £193 billion, much higher than the government estimate of £50 billion.
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