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Webroot: Cybercrime complexity increasing, making things even harder

Apr 22, 2015 8:54 pm

Cybercriminals are becoming frighteningly skilled at launching attacks and compromising users, Webroot study finds

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Small businesses plagued by successful ransomware cyberattacks

Apr 18, 2015 5:06 pm

Cybercriminals operating overseas are having their way with SMBs falling victim to ransomware cyberattacks

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Kaspersky Lab helps provide CoinVault ransomware victims more options

Apr 14, 2015 10:15 pm

Kaspersky Lab and the Dutch police are providing CoinVault ransomware decryption keys online for victims to use

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Phishing is easy way for hackers to victimize users with cyberattacks

Apr 14, 2015 8:30 pm

Companies need to focus on educating employees how to spot phishing emails, as the social engineering tactic is alarmingly effective

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Companies transitioning to better detection, response of cyberattacks

Feb 27, 2015 7:15 am

Business leaders want to see companies transition towards better detection and response to cyberattacks, following recent major data breaches

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Ransomware cyberattacks rack up victims, creating millions in revenue

Feb 22, 2015 8:05 pm

Cybercriminals are cashing in with ransomware attacks victimizing unsuspecting business users

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Police department forced to pay $500 bounty in ransomware cyberattack

Feb 22, 2015 7:25 pm

Police agency forced to pay $500 in bitcoins to end ransomware siege due to Cryptoware

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Syrian forces targeting rebel forces with social engineering attacks

Feb 3, 2015 8:20 pm

Pro-Assad forces are launching social engineering cyberattacks to compromise rebels, using one of the oldest tricks in the book

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BLOGS


BBB outlines the top 10 scams of 2014, and how to avoid them

Jan 29, 2015 5:00 am

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) discloses the top 10 scams of 2014

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Mojang: Minecraft passwords compromised by phishing, not hacking

Jan 25, 2015 7:40 pm

More than 1,800 Minecraft passwords were stolen via phishing and not by hack, according to Mojang

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BLOGS


Malicious and accidental insider threats pose cybersecurity challenge

Jan 14, 2015 10:30 pm

Insider threats aren't going away, and it doesn't matter if they are accidental incidents or planned attacks

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Expert: Cybercriminals will only advance their attack strategies

Jan 3, 2015 6:29 pm

As companies become painfully aware of cyberattacks, the criminals will only ensure their abilities develop at a rapid pace

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ICANN hit by spear phishing attack, employee credentials compromised

Dec 18, 2014 7:26 am

Oops! ICANN employees fall for spear phishing attack, with some employee credentials hit

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Social engineering-based attacks raving companies, causing confusion

Dec 1, 2014 5:13 am

The best security protocols can become ineffective due to social engineering tactics deployed by cybercriminals

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Employers on high-alert of temp workers being targeted by scams

Nov 25, 2014 10:14 pm

Companies need to be aware of potential cyberattacks this holiday shopping season

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Small business owners aware their employees pose security risks

Nov 14, 2014 12:30 am

Cybersecurity is a difficult battle, and small and mid-size business (SMBs) owners are aware employees are failing as the first line of defense

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Cybercriminals find success using targeted attacks against companies

Oct 28, 2014 10:30 am

Targeted attacks increased three percent in 2014, with 12 percent of companies saying they suffered at least one targeted attack, Kaspersky Lab says

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eBay members facing phishing attacks, security experts not impressed

Sep 23, 2014 9:05 pm

eBay facing yet more problems related to cybersecurity, as fraudulent listings have been reported

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Cybercriminals stealing Apple ID credentials from users via phishing

Sep 9, 2014 4:53 pm

Cybercriminals are trying to victimize Apple ID owners by hitting them with phishing emails asking them to turn over usernames and passwords

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McAfee finds 80% of business users unable to identify phishing attacks

Sep 4, 2014 7:44 pm

McAfee report indicates phishing attacks remain a major threat, with business users often unable to identify fraudulent emails

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FBI, Secret Service hunting hackers targeting banks, customers

Aug 28, 2014 11:31 am

A recent string of cyberattacks against U.S. banks has led to an active investigation by the FBI and Secret Service

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JPMorgan Chase customers targeted with phishing attacks to steal data

Aug 25, 2014 10:29 pm

The Smash and Grab phishing technique aims to steal credentials and infect PCs with malware to compromise an even higher number of Internet users

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FBI investigating spear phishing attack against Clearview Credit Union

Aug 12, 2014 10:22 pm

The FBI is investigating a spear phishing attack targeting Clearview Federal Credit Union customers

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Malcovery Security lists phished brands that slipped by your antivirus

Jul 23, 2014 9:20 pm

Phishing attacks bundled with malware or keyloggers are finding success slipping through traditional anti-virus software, causing problems for users

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Pair running Apple-themed phishing scams conducted other criminal acts

Jul 22, 2014 2:17 am

The cybercriminals recently sentenced to 14 years in prison, responsible for sending Apple-themed phishing spam, also were found paying pickpockets

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