A California-based medical device manufacturer reported that 30,000 former and current customers may have had their personal information exposed when a company employee's email account was compromised.
Pompeo will put resources into cyber at State Dept., agency warns employees of uptick in hacking attempts
Lawmakers asked Mike Pompeo if he would reinstate the agency's cyber coordinator position while the Cyber and Technology Security Directorate warned the departments employees of an upswing in malicious activities by hackers.
A Swiss hacking group has reportedly claimed credit for using a hijacked email domain to bombard schools around the U.S. with fake threats of violence. Meanwhile, a credentials phishing campaign is also stoking school shooting fears by impersonating a campus security alert.
Onyekachi Emmanuel Opara and co-conspirator David Chukwuneke Adindu, along with others, ran BEC scams between 2014 to 2016, trying to fleece victims out of millions of dollars.
An analysis of 26 email domains managed by the Executive Office of the President found that all but one of them lack sufficient DMARC protections against spoofing used in phishing and spam campaigns.
Microsoft has rolled out a series of new tools to protect its Office 365 Home and 365 Personal customers from a variety of cyberthreats, including ransomware.
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield said one of its employees fell victim to a phishing attack that led to thousands of its members' personal information being exposed.
More sophisticated spear-phishing and whaling attacks — attacks that focus on specific individuals — take more time to prepare and research, but they too can be very inexpensive to perform.
You don't have to be a rocket scientist to figure out that a recently observed spam campaign offering an $8 million prize to whoever can answer three questions about the late astrophysicist Stephen Hawking is a big-time scam.
Prior to announcing her impending resignation on Feb. 28, former White House communications director Hope Hicks told federal lawmakers in private testimony that one of her email accounts was hacked, according to NBC News.
The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) and the city of Allentown, Pa., are in the process of digging themselves out from two separate cyberattacks that hit in the last few weeks.
Savannah, Ga., is still in the process of recovering from a malware attack that took place last week that forced the city to shut down part of its computer system in an attempt to limit damage.
No, NSA whistleblower and U.S. fugitive Edward Snowden did not just purchase a 2 terabyte storage plan for iCloud, nor has he moved back to the States.
Just as they did with former Hillary Clinton Campaign Manager John Podesta, Fancy Bear tried to trick employees at companies like Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Raytheon Co., and Airbus Group into handing over their credentials.
Core Security issued an advisory for multiple vulnerabilities it found in Kaspersky Labs' Secure Mail Gateway that if left unpatched could lead to administrative account takeover.
The Charlotte, N.C., Housing Authority was hit with one of the tax season's earlier W-2 breaches, which was identified 10-days before the Federal Trade Commission's Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week kicked off.
About 10 percent of the email credentials of all those employed at Fortune 500 companies have been leaked on the dark web, according to a new study.
The FBI said "misconfiguration issues related to rollouts, provisioning and software upgrades that conflicted with the FBI collection capabilities" prevented the retention of texts between mid-December 2016 and mid-May 2017.
The agency also has thwarted distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks as large as 600 Gbps and expects those attacks to grow to a terabyte or more.
Personal or other non-official email accounts can only be used to conduct official government business in "rare and extraordinary circumstances," according to a memo issued by Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan.
Research from Agari Analytics shows strong momentum for complying with the directive - adoption increased 38 percent increase between Nov. 18 and Dec. 18.
The investigation is ongoing and is expected to reach beyond the U.S. borders, according to a release from the police department.
The discovery of the emails on disgraced Congressman Anthony Weiner's computer prompted former FBI Director James Comey to renew a probe of Hillary Clinton's email.
A London court heard a case earlier this month in which one of Australia's richest people tried to recover $1 million scammed from him in a convoluted ruse that combined traditional phishing with the "Catfish" online phenomenon preying on lonely people looking for love.
Most humans have a soft spot for animals. Cybercriminals are another breed obviously, as evidenced by the Dublin Zoo's computer system getting breached so that payments due it were electronically redirected to a criminal's account.
A large email scam centered on a fake Xero invoice was detected by the firm Mailguard, the second such campaign using the popular cloud-based accounting software this month.
About 200 journalists have been targeted by the Russian cybergang Fancy Bear over the last two years with the group releasing personal information as part of a grander scheme to hinder Hilary Clinton's presidential election campaign.
The U.S. Secret Service has filed a complaint against two Romanian nationals for compromising more than 100 Washington, DC police computers that helped operate the city's camera surveillance network in order to spread ransomware.