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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.
Dropbox is recommending to some users update the log in credentials for their account because a group of member emails and passwords may have been compromised.
FOI request shows cyber assault on healthcare sector.
Three people have been charged in Switzerland for a global computer fraud scam.
Updated! Multiple phishing campaigns that play off consumers' fear of having their financial information being hacked are hitting customers of United Services Automobile Association (USAA).
Although a ransomware attack hit the city of Sarasota, Fla. in February, owing to an ongoing criminal investigation, details of the attack are only now being revealed.
The 2016 Olympics may be winding down, but cybercriminals are not slacking off in their efforts to use the sporting event as a way to lure victims.
Nearly half of enterprises queried for a Mimecast survey were found to be ill-equipped to deal with threats from insiders.
WikiLeaks' practice of delivering unfiltered information to its readers backfired after a researcher discovered that its collection of leaked Turkish government emails contained over 300 active links to malware files hosted on the controversial site.
The fallout from the hack into the DNC continues as it is now being reported that celebrities, C-suite executives and other high-profile donors to the Democratic party were also ensnared.
Walmart.com customers are being flooded with emails urging them to reset their passwords in what looks to be a phishing attack, BGR has reported, based on a series of complaints recently made on social media.
A new ransomware iteration has been detected by Symantec that spreads via social engineering tactics disguised as an alert from Microsoft.
A transfer of $400,000 was redirected to a group of Nigerian hackers.
Two independent cybersecurity researchers took the stage at Black Hat to diagram how groups possibly controlled by the Iranian government are targeting dissidents.
A slew of new macros delivering malware have been detected hiding within Microsoft Office documents.
Cybersecurity firm Sophos recently issued a warning that cyberthreats are becoming more localized in nature. At Black Hat, SCMagazine.com caught up with Sophos's John Shier to discuss these "designer" attacks.
The fallout at the Democratic National Committee (DNC) over the leak of nearly 20,000 stolen emails continues with the announcement that three more top staffers will be exiting.
North Korean hackers are believed to be the culprits behind a phishing attack on nearly a hundred South Korean diplomats, security officials and journalists.
Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairman Reince Priebus may have tossed down a gauntlet to hackers when he declared that his organization's data is safe and he does not expect to be hacked.
The cybergang behind the Patchwork, aka Dropping Elephant, cyberespionage campaign has expanded its reach outside of government organizations and is now hitting the private sector.
In the UK, 41 percent of online daters have been spammed or scammed when using online dating services.
Researchers from F-Secure reported a massive spike in spam delivering the Locky cryptoransomware with 120,000 spam emails going out per hour on June 12.
Your next scam du jour: targeted stings and swindles based on impersonating key personnel are hitting as many as 400 companies a day.
Viewers illegally downloading Game of Thrones are being visited by dragons of a 21st century variety: phony notices of violation.
An Israel-based security firm has issued a warning to fans of the upcoming Olympics to be wary of phony offers.
A cyberscam has been unfolding in the wake of the Brexit vote.
A new phishing campaign, purportedly from a family foundation, offers "randomly selected" individuals 1 million pounds ($1.3 million) - if they provide personal details.
A newly discovered ransomware named Bart doesn't need to connect with a command-and-control server in order to encrypt victims' files, meaning even the strongest corporate firewalls may be unable to stop Bart from rendering a PC ineffective.
Updated: Millions of Microsoft Office 365 users were potentially exposed to a massive zero-day Cerber ransomware attack last week.
German and Austrian computer users are being targeted with a new malware campaign.
SC Magazine Articles
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- Industry pros react to Cisco, Fortinet advisories after possible Snowden NSA leak
- Trust exercise: Symantec's new website security expert is reaching out to hacker community
- Two-thirds of IT security pros surveyed expect a breach to hit their company, report
- Three zero-days found in iOS, Apple suggests users update their iPhone
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- CEO sacked after aircraft company grounded by whaling attack
- Microsoft warns of new, self-propagating ransomware in the wild
- Wendy's POS breach 'considerably' bigger than first thought