The small US Iowan city of Keokuk has disclosed that a cyber-criminal used a phishing scam to fraudulently obtain an electronic file containing the 2017 W-2 tax forms of current and former employees and elected officials.
BeeToken customers were duped out of more than US$1 million (£700,000) worth of Ethereum in a phishing scam targeting BeeToken's initial coin offering (ICO) in a scam similar to the one that targeted Experty earlier this week.
Russian authorities Sunday arrested Denis Zayev in Stavropol, Russia, on charges stemming from a widespread scam that swindled petrol station customers into paying for more petrol than they actually pumped into their tank.
To prevent fraud, online retailers need to widen their cyber-security perimeters to encompass virtual geographies such as the deep web and social networking sites to identify and block fraud threats before they are executed.
A large email scam centered on a fake Xero invoice was detected by the firm Mailguard, the second such campaign using the popular cloud-based accounting software this month.
Tech support scammers abuse Taboola and native ads to spread scam malware
Over the weekend of 25-26th August, users across the GCC were targets of an attempted 'Fake Extortion' email campaign that passed through security filters and reached its intended victims' corporate inboxes.
Four people have been arrested in the UK and charged with running a tech support scam posing as Microsoft technical support personnel.
DomainTools discovers more than 300 fake websites fooling customers into thinking they're clicking on top UK bank websites.
The popularity of Pokémon Go is continuing to attract scammers looking to exploit users in search of a leg up in the game.
Malwarebytes researchers spotted a SMS scam in the UK targeting parents and adults who know someone by the name Sarah.
A cyber-vigilante took internet justice into his own hands when he infected the computer of an tech support scammer with Locky ransomware.
A new type of ransomware called Shark is being offered for rent on an 'as-a-service' basis payable with a 20 percent cut of the payments it generates to its creators.
A 40-year-old Nigerian national and alleged online scam artist, accused of bilking his victims out of more than $US60 million (£45m), was arrested in Port Harcourt, Nigeria in a joint operation.
In the UK, 41 percent of online daters have been spammed or scammed when using online dating services.
Dr Jessica Barker took to the stage at InfoSecurity Europe 2016 to explain why social engineering works and what we can do to reduce its effectiveness.
A new scam is tricking users of WhatsApp into downloading a so-called exclusive version of the app called 'WhatsApp Gold', which infects mobile devices with malware.
Attackers have taken it back some ways by using old tactics to pull off new scams
A scammer syndicate has been caught impersonating the services of cyber-security companies and charging high fees for doing very little.
Researchers at Malwarebytes spotted an email phishing scam on Wednesday that targets Amazon users in the UK.
A Nigerian man was sentenced to more than 12 years in a prison and ordered to pay US $13 million in restitution for his role in an internet fraud scheme