Email Security News, Articles and Updates
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.
Dropbox is being commended by security pros for its handling of a massive data breach that has exposed the login credentials of 68 million users.
Russian Internet giant Mail.Ru Group said that customer details stolen from 25 million customer accounts no longer have any value: Russian government reconsiders how to tackle cyber-crime.
In what seems like a real email message from GoDaddy, users are prompted to upgrade storage within 24 hours, otherwise their emails account will be suspended
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.
SC Magazine Articles
- Yahoo breach; State-sponsored actors suspected, at least 500 million accounts affected
- Education sector bullied by ransomware and can barely defend itself, report
- Cisco warns of exploitation of new flaws linked to Shadow Brokers exploits
- DetoxCrypto ransomware imitates Malwarebytes software
- House Committee urges Obama not to pardon Snowden
- Microsoft Office 365 hit with massive Cerber ransomware attack, report
- Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas hit with POS breach
- X-ray and MRI machines among devices used as springboards for data breach attacks
- Brexit shakeup: How will the U.K.'s exit from the EU affect the technology sector?
- Hacker purportedly selling over 650,000 stolen medical records on dark web marketplace