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A new Facebook scam is doing the rounds promising users of the social network the chance to win a brand new car, if they only like and share a photo of the car tied up with a stylish gift ribbon.
Security experts at ESET have released their latest research into the notorious TorrentLocker malware, which has infected thousands of computer systems around the world, taking data hostage and demanding a ransom be paid to ensure its safe return.
When ‘several thousand’ payment terminals across the country stopped working last week, it would be easy to jump to the conclusion that some malicious malware was on the loose, but the truth had nothing to do with cybercriminals, Brian Krebs of Krebs on Security explains.
The FBI has issued a warning to American businesses, encouraging them to be on high alert for Iranian hacking groups targeting energy and defense firms as well as educational institutions.
Joseph Demarest, assistant director at the FBI, has been testifying on the threats of cybercrime to a Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, and Network World reports that the agency has three specific recommendations of how Congress could assist with the ever-evolving problem.
When it was first uncovered back in October, researchers believed that only sites using SSL 3.0 were vulnerable to the POODLE, but now it appears certain implementations of TLS could be compromised using a similar exploit, according to ZDNet.
Two-thirds of young people first learn about major news events via Facebook – but as cybercriminals cash in with hoax stories and links, it can be difficult to tell ‘real’ content from fake. Our tips can help.
Three UK firms have been fined over $500,000 for a scam that involved Android apps signing up to a subscription service, and suppressing notifications informing the victim they were being charged, according to The Guardian.
Blackphone – the Android smartphone that pushes privacy and security above all else – is to open an app store set to rival the Google Play marketplace.
Nearly a quarter of digital advert impressions are faked, according to a new study. This advertising fraud is set to cost advertisers $6.3 billion in the next year, reports Channel Eye.
A large number of companies are leaving their confidential files at risk by over-sharing with employees, according to a new survey by the Ponemon Institute.
The identity of the Sony Pictures hackers who attacked last week remains a mystery, but we have an alleged location where the attack was masterminded from, according to a report from Bloomberg.
Tor has been used to mask the identities of cybercriminals in a significant number of bank frauds for over a decade, according to a US Treasury Department report obtained by Brian Krebs on his Krebs on Security website.
The Department of Justice has announced that it is creating a dedicated cybersecurity unit, with an eye on prevention rather, reports Gizmodo.
The fallout from Sony Pictures’ hacking continued today, with the Wall Street Journal reporting that 47,000 sets of personal details have been posted online.