Email and Messaging Threats spam phishing instant messaging
- August 31, 2017
An email leak containing 711 million records was found in a breach of a spambot list stored in the Netherlands and included both addresses and passwords used to access email accounts.
- July 27, 2017
Karla Burnett of Stripe presented sobering results of phishing research from her company at Black Hat 2017, suggesting phishing training is ineffective against today's threats.
- May 05, 2017
News roundup: Attackers exploit SS7 vulnerability and drain bank accounts. Plus, Trump signs government IT executive order, an Intel AMT flaw threatens millions and more.
- May 04, 2017
A Google Docs phishing attack abused OAuth to give malicious actors full access to a victim's Gmail account and contacts, but Google claims to have blocked the attacks.
- 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.
- August 26, 2016
Intel and Kaspersky cooperate with authorities to snuff out Wildfire with a ransomware decryption tool and end the threat from a $79,000 per month campaign with over 5,000 victims.
- June 27, 2016
Hit by a ransomware attack, a NASCAR race team paid to restore data worth millions, then called on Malwarebytes to secure their systems -- and Malwarebytes joined up as a sponsor.
- 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 25, 2016
A series of ransomware attacks have been reported at hospitals in the U.S. and Canada, leading to experts recommending automated backup for enterprises.
- March 02, 2016
Sophos' James Lyne warns that cybercriminals are becoming more effective, thanks to document-based malware and advanced social engineering techniques.