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.
The use of the Necurs botnet to spread Scarab ransomware over the Thanksgiving holiday helped propel Necurs up several places on Check Point's Ten Most Wanted Malware list for November.
Mecklenberg County officials reported additional progress restoring its systems following a ransomware attack earlier this month.
A malspam campaign targeting several Balkan countries is distributing a new ransomware called file Spider that threatens to delete a victim's files if the ransom is not paid within 96 hours.
The spoofed emails are "virtually unstoppable," said the researcher who discovered the MailSploit vulnerabilities.
Cybercriminals used what was most likely a phishing attack to redirect the direct deposited pay checks of 36 Ann Arundel County school employees stealing about $57,000.
The threat group APT28/Fancy Bear has is now using a little used technique in Microsoft Office that enables it to executive arbitrary code using a Word document, but without requiring macros being enabled.
The details of a phishing campaign currently being run in Switzerland that uses a tax dodge to entice its victims to open an attached file which will then download the Retefe banking trojan have been released by PhishMe.
Julian Assange verified that he was contacted by Cambridge Analytica but said he rebuffed the offer.
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the FBI issued a joint alert concerning an advanced persistent threat targeting the government and organizations in the energy, nuclear, water and manufacturing sectors.
Of the 18 percent of agencies that do have DMARC in play, only half are maximizing the benefits of the standard by quarantining or rejecting unauthenticated email to prevent domain name spoofing.
Microsoft's already battered Office 365 is once again being targeted, this time by KnockKnock, a botnet attack designed to specifically victimize the office productivity software suite.
Google is rolling out a new three-step cybersecurity plan designed to give extra protection to those most in need.
Domino's Pizza Australia has disclosed that a data breach at one of its third-party suppliers may have resulted in a spam campaign aimed at customers of the restaurant and food delivery chain.
DHS Acting Secretary Elaine Duke, will release a binding order requiring agencies to comply with DMARC plan within 30 days and https within 120 days.
A new and very ambitious malicious Chrome extension called Ldi has been uncovered, one that injects the Coinhive cryptocurrency miner into the target computer, accesses the victim's Gmail and Facebook accounts and registers newly created domains in that person's name.
Imran Awan wiped his iPhone just hours before the FBI arrested him at Dulles Airport as he waited to board a flight to Pakistan.
With phishing and business email compromise-style attacks the primary methods used by cybercriminals to gain access to an organization, it is imperative that employees be taught what to look out for when going through their email. So SC Media asked some top cybersecurity executives for their best training tips.
Freelance writers were the targets of a phishing scam when they received emails purportedly from editors at The Atlantic offering non-existent jobs.