Email and Messaging Threats Information Security Threats
- March 23, 2017
Research shows DV certificates can be a prime target for phishing and malware operators, but experts are unsure how certificate authorities should deal with the issue.
- January 17, 2017
Researchers saw a Gmail phishing campaign in the wild using clever tricks to access accounts including a difficult 2FA bypass only possible in real time.
- November 11, 2016
A rash of spear-phishing attacks by Russian hacker groups were seen following the presidential election this week, but antivirus and malware detection has been failing enterprises.
- November 11, 2016
Roundup: Russia-based APT group Pawn Storm expands spear-phishing attacks after Google's disclosure of a Windows zero-day. Plus, OpenSSL updates, IoT security and more.
- October 21, 2016
Malicious links from the DNC hacker group were responsible for account takeovers and leaked emails from the Clinton campaign chairman and Colin Powell.
- June 02, 2016
IBM reports 30 'bug poaching' cyber extortion attacks in the past year, as black hat hackers aim to "help" enterprises by exploiting SQL injection vulnerabilities.
- May 11, 2016
Representatives in Congress have received a ransomware warning following an increased number of attacks perpetrated via phishing schemes.
- March 02, 2016
Sophos' James Lyne warns that cybercriminals are becoming more effective, thanks to document-based malware and advanced social engineering techniques.
- October 26, 2015
The Dridex malware has made a return, and attackers are once again using botnets to send the Trojan to banks, despite the Department of Justice making high-profile arrests last month.
- October 23, 2015
News roundup: Google to implement strictest DMARC policy in anti-phishing campaign. Plus: CISA is coming, the health care industry is lagging and SHA-1 is failing.
- October 20, 2015
CIA Director John Brennan had his email hacked multiple times, and the hacker found that Brennan stored potentially sensitive information in his AOL email account.
- August 14, 2015
News roundup: Government email security got pummeled this week with news of hacks, breaches, unlabeled classified data and spying. Plus: Hacking a Corvette via text; Android sandbox bypass flaw; Oracle CSO blogs against reverse-engineering.
- March 24, 2015
Antivirus vendor F-Secure discovered BandarChor, a type of ransomware based on an existing malware family.
- March 13, 2015
News roundup: Hillary Clinton's decision to use a private email domain and server has created a firestorm over her email security mistakes. Plus: OpenSSL audit, Blue Coat acquisition, more Equation details emerge.
- March 04, 2015
Reporting by The New York Times notwithstanding, it appears to this non-lawyer that Hillary Clinton probably didn't break any laws by using a personal email account to conduct state business. But ...