Here’s a brazen fake antivirus program that falsely declares you are infected, then locks your screen and asks you call a toll free number for Support, which then asks you to pay to remove the fake infection.
Up to 2.4 million credit cards may have been compromised after St. Louis grocery chain Schnucks was targeted with malware, the chain revealed this week.
In the wake of the cowardly and despicable bombings in Boston today, people who want to help need to be wary of appeals for money for victims or schemes like retweeting and “Likes” on Facebook.
The biggest cyber security problem large companies face could be employees – a survey reveals that nine out of ten employees knowingly ignore or violate their company’s data policies.
60,000 Android apps were removed from Google’s Play app store this February. Categories such as personalization (ringtone apps) were targeted heavily, with 12,277 deletions.
Emailed wedding invitations have popped back up as a way to distribute malware Will this tactic join other malware-email staples like malicious tax season messages.
Malicious spam may still be spreading across Yahoo! Mail accounts. We show you how to turn on the added verification process that Yahoo! offers.
Below, you can see the textual part of a bank phishing email I received today (it also contained a Smile logo, which was the only graphical content). Here’s the message text from the phishing email: Dear Account Holder, Do you know that with Smile Internet banking, you can eliminate the cost of receiving and transferring
What does the New Year hold for information security, malicious software, consumer privacy and cybercrime? Questions of this mature are posed by journalists toward the end of every year and, beginning about November, answers from security specialists start to appear in print. Indeed, ESET researchers in Latin America published a 20-page white paper on this
The UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) fined two owners of a marketing company £440,000 ($713,000) for bombarding the public with millions of unlawful spam texts over a period of three years. It’s the first time that the ICO has used its power to issue a monetary penalty for a serious breach of the UK Privacy
Many of us now buy goods and services online for the convenience and savings. The experts at ESET put together this guide to safer online shopping so you get the goods you want, and no nasty surprises. Tune your shopping machine Like the tune-up your car gets before a long drive, your laptop may need
New variations on the ‘pay us to fix your non-existent viruses’ scam: Windows Indexing, the Frost Virus, and scam globalization.