In an effort to see what happens after a data breach, the Federal Trade Commission leaked a database of 100 fake customers.
Researchers at Trend Micro found themselves the victims of a "Rickrolling" while analyzing a malware program that triggered multiple rules-based security alerts, most likely deliberately.
Cybercriminals have brought back an older attack vector using LNK files to execute PowerShell scripts to download malware.
With more than a half billion domains infected by the RoughTed malvertising operation, its effectiveness only continues to escalate.
ESET researchers spotted XData ransomware making rounds a week after the global WannaCryptor scare.
Cylance researchers spotted enhancements on the Qakbot malware that enable it to infect new systems and lock out administrators.
Conficker malware dating back to 2008 was leveraged by ransomware masterminds to help infect machines with WannaCry.
French security researchers have released a pair of decryption tools for WanaCrypt0r ransomware that can salvage infected victims' files under specific circumstances.
The Terror Exploit Kit is rapidly evolving, no longer bombarding victims with multiple exploits in scattershot fashion, but rather applying only the hacking tools that work best against a specific compromised machine.
A malware operation reportedly has been tricking millions of Android device owners into infecting themselves with the Ztorg rootkit trojan by enticing them with offers from ad networks and apps that pay users for installing content.
Banking malware targeting mobile users requires little tech know-how to develop and operate, so it stands as a recurrent battle for security professionals.
It appears that there's a Russian connection to a new Iran-based attack.
An APT group whose actions appear to align with Vietnamese state interests has been actively compromising private corporations and targeting foreign governments, dissidents and media since at least 2014, according to researchers at FireEye.
As the world returned to work on Monday, businesses continued to pick up the pieces following a historic cyberattack that crippled Windows machines across the globe with WanaCrypt0r 2.0 ransomware.
Cylance researchers spotted a phishing campaign dubbed "BAIJIU" looking to capitalize on those curious about hermit kingdom of North Korea.
Jaff, a new ransomware threat with possible ties to Locky, burst onto the scene on Thursday, flooding networks with high-volume email spam campaigns via the Necurs botnet and demanding well over $3,000 in extortion money to free victims' encrypted files.
The distributor of the ransomware-as-a-service product known as "Philadelphia" reportedly executed an aggressive spam campaign on the jabber messaging platform last month, enticing would-be cybercriminals to purchase its crimeware.
Whilst examining cybersecurity attacks and methods from the first part of 2017, researchers at PandaLabs found cyber-attacks are more complex than ever before.
The Sednit group (aka Fancy Bear, APT28, Sofacy) were reportedly the culprits behind a phishing email campaign leading up to the presidential election in France.
Apparently emanating from Iran, Persirai has been detected by researchers at Trend Micro linking more than 1,000 internet protocol (IP) camera models into a vast Internet of Things (IoT) botnet.
A flaw in Google Android's security mechanisms reportedly exposes users to ransomware, banking malware and adware attacks, but Google is apparently addressing the issue in its upcoming version of the OS, Android O.
The developers of HandBrake have advised Mac-based users that they may be infected with a backdoor after an unknown attacker replaced a HandBrake software installation package with a variant of the Proton RAT malware.
The sky may have fallen causing agents and servers across the globe to go rogue as the Bondnet 007.01 botnet army seizes victims to do its bidding.