Email Security News, Articles and Updates
DDoS-sourced malware is on the rise, according to AppRiver's Q3 Global Security Report, which analysed malware and spam trends in Q3 2016 (between July and September 2016).
Russian hackers are employing zero-day exploits to infect target networks, according to security researchers at ESET.
A research team offered evidence that the account of John Podesta, the chairman of Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, was hacked by the top military foreign-intelligence service of the Russian Federation.
Security pros at the school noticed an uptick in phishing attacks two weeks ago.
Russian advanced persistent threat group Sofacy has another ace up its sleeve: a Flash Player exploit tool, dubbed DealersChoice, that in some ways resembles a Russian nesting doll.
In a recent poll of 200 IT decision makers, 69 percent of respondents said they expected their organizations to altogether dispense with traditional passwords within the next five years.
The bad actors behind a new malware contagion are exploiting the desperation of American college graduates looking for relief from their student debt.
Cyber scammers are out looking to make a buck using Hurricane Matthew as a lure, according to US-CERT.
Yahoo users attempting to switch email accounts to rival providers are having a hard time of it as its automatic email forwarding function was disabled following the announcement of a massive breach.
The Clinton Foundation is again being discussed in cybersecurity circles, but this time it is phishing emails aimed at donors and not hacks that is .
To comply with a directive from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to dig through all of its customers' email, Yahoo customized an already existing technology intended to search for child porn and spam.
Yahoo called a Reuters report that it allowed secret spying of its customers' email "misleading," but the privacy implications are being debated not only by the tech and legal communities but the public as well.
A backdoor malware campaign dubbed OilRig that in May was discovered targeting organizations in Saudi Arabia is now trying to drill into government entities in Turkey, Israel and the U.S., as well as Qatari companies and organizations.
At the behest of a directive handed down by U.S. intelligence officials, Yahoo built a custom software program in secret to dig through the emails of all of its customers.
Edward Majerczyk on September 27 pleaded guilty in a Chicago court to one count of unauthorized access to a protected computer to obtain information bringing to a close a case dubbed Celebgate.
Death Eaters, or perhaps just bad guys, with a taste for the Harry Potters franchise have unleashed a new strain of ransomware they've dubbed Voldemort, named for the villain of the book and movie series.
On the cusp of a $4.8 billion acquisition by Verizon, Yahoo today disclosed a data breach in which a state-sponsored actor is believed to have stolen a copy of data linked to at least 500 million accounts.
The threat actors behind Locky ransomware have kept busy this year by steadily altering the types of attachments included in the spam campaigns used to spread the malware, all in order to stay one step ahead of their victim's defenses.
A new commercial keylogger nicknamed iSpy that is capable of snatching every keystroke and fully examining the data on an infected computer has been spotted by Zscaler being sold on underground forums for as little as $25.
There's no doubt that multi-factor authentication is a strong way to protect your data — and the more factors you need to use to authenticate yourself, the stronger that protection becomes.
The Association of State Democratic Chairs sent an email to its members advising them to avoid Wikileaks as a precaution against malware infection, especially after several state officials had their accounts hacked, Politico reported.
A campaign of spam emails that use Microsoft Publisher attachments to infect companies with a Windows backdoor was disclosed by researchers.
General Colin Powell offered up several rather negative, yet bipartisan, opinions of the Democratic and Republican presidential candidates in a series of leaked emails that were just made public,
A hardware manufacturer may soon be sued by employees who claim the employer did not do nearly enough to protect their data.
A help wanted ad spotted on the French dark web may be an indicator that cybercriminals are tiring of having their phishing scams spoiled due to poor spelling and grammar.
Republicans and Democrats on the House Oversight Committee swapped accusations over the on-going saga surrounding presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's private email server.
ThreatConnect researchers have found an "infrastructure nexus" between recent attacks on election boards and a spearphishing campaign against three governments that "fits a known Russian targeting focus and modus operandi."
The FBI today released a 58-page document detailing the agency's interview with presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and others concerning the use of her private email server.
Updating malware to make certain it remains effective is a full-time job for many cybercriminals, but the bunch behind TorrentLocker has taken a decidedly lackadaisical approach.
Paypal users are being lured into clicking on a malicious link embedded in a tweet that appears to come from the financial transaction service.