The Lansing, Mich., Board of Water & Light (BWL) hopes to be fully back online today after suffering a cyberattack earlier this week that knocked the utility's internal computer systems offline.
Over 10 percent of the UK population has pretended to be someone else online by snooping or sending messages through someone else's social media or email accounts without their permission.
Emails sent to businesses demanding payment to avoid a DDoS attack were enough to spur some to pay off, even though no attacks resulted.
Two updates in TeslaCrypt illustrate that ransomware is not only spreading wider, but is also evolving with new capabilities.
The terror attacks that struck Belgium and France also kicked off a period of increased cyber attack activity in both countries, according to a report by Cytegic.
Stealing $100 million from a major U.S. corporation should be hard than setting up a fake email account, but for one cybercriminal enterprise this is all it took.
Well before the FBI's recent demand that Apple give up the keys to the encryption used in an iPhone 5c, the bureau engaged in a similar effort.
The House Judiciary Committee today passed the Email Privacy Act (H.T.699) by a 28-0 vote, a measure that would require a warrant for accessing anyone's electronic correspondence.
Report from Symantec finds that cyber-criminals are reaching same level of sophistication as nation-state hackers.
The three-year long legal saga of former Department of Energy worker Charles Harvey Eccleston ended with his being sentenced to 18 months in prison for attempting to spearphish his former co-workers.
A thorough dissection of the click-fraud malware Ramdo shows a constantly evolving threat whose capabilities now include traffic encryption, random domain generation and improved virtualization detection.
Most IT professionals (55 percent) make their users change their passwords more often than they change administrative credentials.
A U.S. district judge approved the settlement in a class action suit against Sony Entertainment.
WhatsApp integrated the Signal Protocol into its online messaging service, delivering on a promise to provide end-to-end encryption to its users.
Between October 2013 and February 2016, 17,642 global businesses collectively lost $2.3 billion to business email compromise scams, according to the FBI.
MedStar Health reported today that its systems are almost fully back online after suffering a cyberattack, but medical facilities remained targets with several more reporting cyber incidents.
Marcel Lehel Lazar, the alleged hacker known as Guccifer who helped validate reports of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account as Secretary of State, appeared in a U.S. courtroom on Friday after extradition from Romania.
Pivotal Software was victimized in March with a phishing attack that grabbed employee W-2 information, joining a slew of other major corporations which have been similarly victimized.
Apple is the brand most used by scammers to trick their victims into opening a phishing email, according to a new study by the security firm Area 1.
Kentucky State University was hit with a data breach on March 22 when an employee, responding to an email supposedly from the school's president, sent off W-2s for employees and students.
MedStar Health's not acknowledging the type of attack that knocked its systems offline in all likelihood informed the world of exactly what it was trying to hide: It was a ransomware attack.
Cyber crooks once again found a way to use a Microsoft product to victimize the public.
MedStar Health is still offline and using paper to transact its business after a cyber attack forced the non-profit healthcare provider to take its network offline.
The Justice Department has halted its attempt to force Apple to break into the iPhone used by one of the San Bernardino terrorists after the FBI managed to gain access on its own.
Most security pros are not sure their company could fully recover its data if hit with a ransomware attack, nor are they confident the firm's executives could spot a phishing attack, Tripwire found in a new survey.
Tidewater Community College (TCC) in Norfolk, Va., reported the tax information of all its employees was hijacked in a spear phishing scam.
Google yesterday announced several new protections for its Gmail service, aimed at protecting users from malicious links and government-sponsored cyberespionage.
In the first few months of 2016, dozens of businesses have come under spear phishing attacks seeking employee tax data.
Maktub Locker ransomware is targeting its victims with a spam campaign that attempts to trick people into thinking they are getting a terms-of-service update when in fact the attached document contains malware.
A new trojan in the wild has been detected that conceals itself in a PNG image.
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