The new feature will help protect users from remote attacks because unlike text message codes which can be intercepted, U2F uses a physical device such as a two-factor keyfob which requires a user to push a button to authorize a login.
Even after six years in the wild, the team behind the Necurs is finding new uses for its malware botnet.
The first quarter of 2018 saw a dramatic increase in the number of cyberattacks targeting consumer-grade routers.
Cybercriminals are once again looking to extort victims by piggybacking off the success of WannaCry with their own scareware demanding bitcoin based on fear rather than an actual ransomware attack.
Considering the number of scams popping up that use the FIFA World Cup as part of their social engineering scheme it would appear cybercriminals have been preparing for the tournament for as long as the teams now competing in Russia.
The malicious actors behind the MuddyWater campaign have given the malware a facelift changing the way the malicious files are executed and altering the social engineering used to entice its victims to open the infected Word document.
About 23,000 accounts have been compromised by a data breach that took place at HealthEquity when an employee fell for a phishing scam.
In a wide-ranging operation, six-month-long operation that spanned three continents 74 individuals were arrested for operating a large-scale business email compromise (BEC)scheme.
The Russian APT cybergang Sofacy has rolled out a new campaign based on a seldom used attack tool called Zebrocy and is using it to target government, diplomatic and other strategic organizations primarily in North America and Europe.
When it comes to cyber hygiene people who live in the Northeast are marginally more likely to have good habits, while those with poor habits are scattered liberally across the country, according to a new Webroot report.
A remote access trojan that apparently went undiscovered for at least two years was found targeting Koreans in a spam campaign using the possible upcoming U.S.-North Korea nukes summit as a phishing lure.
Supermarket giant Ahold Delhaize has determined that the employees who engage in the riskiest cyber behavior tend to be sales and marketing professionals, high-level executives and millennials, according to the company's global CISO Carolyn Schreiber.
The arrest of several leaders of the Cobalt cybergang, including its leader, has not stopped the group from launching additional attacks with the most recent being tracked late last week.
The FIFA World Cup is set to start in less than two weeks, and just like the Seoul Winter Olympics cybercriminals are lining up to take advantage of fans searching for tickets or deals.
A recently discovered a DNS hijacking campaign that was found spreading banking trojan malware to Android smartphone users largely in Asia has expanded it reach to iOS and PC users as well, while targeting speakers of 27 different languages.
U.S. prosecutors filed an indictment yesterday for two alleged Syrian Electronic Army hacktivists who are accused of compromising news media websites and social media accounts in order to spread propaganda supporting the regime of Sryian president Bashar al-Assad.
A recently discovered email phishing campaign was found targeting Apple ID credentials, while using AES encryption to thwart active countermeasures against their malicious website.
Researchers have come across a new ransomware variant named Vega Stealer that is taking special aim at those in the marketing, advertising, public relations and retail/manufacturing industries.
A San Francisco Bay-area student accused of hacking his school's computer system to change grades was captured with the aid of a K-9 unit when its dog was able to sniff out a thumb drive holding incriminating evidence.
Two of the top three crimes, non-payment/non-delivery, and personal data breaches were also in the top spot in 2016 while phishing beat out 419/overpayment scams which dropped to fourth place in 2017, affecting only 23,135 victims compared to the 25,716 victims in 2016.
A group called the K-12 Cybersecurity Resource Center has created an interactive incident map that shows all of the school districts in the U.S. that have been affected by a cyberattack since 2016.
A Michigan man was sentenced to 87 months behind bars for illegally accessing a county government computer in an attempt to spring a county jail inmate early.