Apple fans keen to get their hands on the Apple Watch are advised to think before they click, after hackers exploited a wave of enthusiasm around the launch with a phishing scam linked to a fake giveaway.
Fake Amazon gift cards are being sent to Android devices via text message, but it's malware not discounts that is being spread among the recipients.
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Lenovo's installation of a security-breaking app called Superfish on some computers has customers justifiably angry, but some folks are now unnecessarily confused by false positive detection.
That message you received from a sexy Russian lady calling you Mr Dependable? Sorry to burst your bubble, but it's too good to be true.
With Valentine’s Day nearly upon us, millions will be looking for love online. Here's six online dating scams to look out for.
Victims of the Anthem Inc health insurance hack are being bombarded with phishing scams including fraudulent emails and cold calls, reports Slashgear.
Buying and selling on eBay can be great, but it can also be fraught with risk. Here are some of the most common eBay scams and how they can be avoided.
A new porn scam is spreading startlingly quickly through Facebook - one that has managed to spread malware to over 110,000 users in 48 hours, reports The Guardian.
Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week? Yes, tax ID fraud is a real threat to your finances in America today. Putting your tax refund in jeopardy is just one of the impacts.
A study by the University of Buffalo has revealed that 'information rich phishing emails' may be more effective due to their ability to alter recipients' cognitive processes, reports Phys.org.
Facebook has announced plans to crack down on spam and hoaxes in the newsfeed, with a note highlighting 'false information' when enough people flag the link as a hoax.
With Christmas fast becoming a distant memory and the January blues setting in, thousands of us are turning our eyes to booking a holiday abroad. But the recent hacks at United and American Airlines show that hackers see the travel industry as fertile territory.
Delegates were left red-faced after connecting to an open Wi-Fi network set up to protest mass digital surveillance.
Police are closing in on thieves who stole Bitcoin valued at $370 million during the collapse of popular exchange Mt Gox - and just 1% of the theft is believed to be the work of outside hackers.
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.
Private data such as addresses and social security numbers can be just as valuable to cybercriminals as valid credit card details can be to thieves - if not more so. Lock yours down with our tips.
Thanksgiving Day phishing emails leverage this popular American holiday to target consumers who shop at The Home Depot and Costco. Here's what to watch for, and advice on how to handle such messages.
Technology might evolve, but cyber gangs rely on tried-and-tested tactics. With a bit of care and attention, it’s easy to sort the genuine bargains from the too-good-to-be-true fakes.
It's easy to imagine that ALL connected devices - from fridges to CCTV cameras - are a security nightmare, but there are simple, sensible steps you can take to lock these risks down.