The malicious actors behind Cryptomix ransomware have pushed out a new variant, with the primary change being the inclusion of a new extension and minor alterations to the contact info and ransom note.
The phishing attacks against Australian energy customers grew yesterday with Mailguard reporting an enormous number of phishing attempts made centered on fake Origin Energy bills.
The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has run an investigation and concluded that Morrisons intentionally sent thousands of marketing emails to its card members.
With the value of crypto-currencies like bitcoin continuing to climb, cyber-criminals are looking to expand the tricks they use to steal these virtual dollars.
Whaling, or Business Email Compromise, has exploded in popularity shown by the massive sums that Whalers are raking in.
A new malware family has been discovered with belief that it has been in use for more than three years to target officials and organisations with ties to North Korea.
Conventional anti-virus and sandboxing solutions are no longer effective defences against malicious email attachments, but relying upon employees doesn't work for companies either.
Back in March, a Lithuanian man was arrested for duping two unnamed multinational internet companies via an email phishing attack.
IBM's X-Force Research Team has found that cyber-criminals follow Willie Sutton's old-school, analog advice on why to rob banks because "that is where the money is."
The CEO and CTO of nomx LLC has vigorously defended his product against claims that it is not secure after it was hacked by British security researchers Prof Alan Woodward and Scott Helme.
Australians need be aware of a phishing campaign utilising that nation's myGov website as the hook to have its targets unknowingly give up an absolute treasure trove of personal information.
A Boeing employee seeking assistance with an Excel formatting issue emailed a spreadsheet to his spouse containing personal data of 36,000 Boeing employees.
A phishing scam impersonating iTunes is attempting to trick Canadian Apple users into giving away their personally identifiable information, in order to get a refund on movies they never actually paid for.
HMRC has successfully stopped 300 million phishing emails sent in its name. SC's Roi Perez met with Ed Tucker, head of cyber-security at HMRC to discuss the body's road to DMARC implementation.
The development of crypto ransomware and IoT devices as a threat platform is among the top infosec problems discussed during the Seven Most Dangerous Attack Techniques panel at RSA 2017.
A phishing email scam that warns PayPal users of possible fraudulent account activity in hopes of scaring personally identifiable information out of them is currently making the rounds.
Three quarters of organisations plan to expand their data protection capabilities with encryption as GDPR deadline looms.
Greg Aligiannis looks at what can be done to mitigate the threat of employees- by taking security out of their hands.
A brother and sister were arrested and charged with accessing email accounts of two former prime ministers, Vatican cardinals and the president of the European Central Bank.
An email phishing campaign targeting Netflix users was recently found tricking victims into giving away their credit card and personal information after asking them to update their membership details.
More than 90 percent of cyber-attacks and resulting breaches in 2016 stemmed from a spear-phishing email.
A number of fixes were issued on Wednesday for security vulnerabilities in Thunderbird 45.6.
As cryptocurrency enjoys greater acceptance, it's no wonder there's been a correlative influx of schemes to grab some of the virtual loot during the lucrative holiday shopping season.
The Obama administration is close to announcing sanctions against Russia for interfering with the 2016 US presidential election, the Washington Post reported.
The Charity Commission, the independent regulator of charities in England and Wales, is issuing an alert to charities that they're at risk of cyber-attack.
As the popularity of shopping online increases, so do the odds of falling victim to cyber-crooks.
A telecommunications hub built in 1969 to withstand a nuclear attack, now "appears" to serve as a surveillance site for the National Security Agency (NSA).
More than 54 million Europeans have been victimised by online crime in the past year as hackers take advantage of consumer complacency.
Government-resistant, end-to-end encrypted email services received a spike in interest following Donald Trump's win in the US presidential election
A collection of hacked emails from a high-ranking Kremlin official were published by the BBC, providing details of Russia's involvement with separatist leaders in eastern Ukraine.