Written By David Bisson

New Cybersecurity Guide Reminds Small Charities That They Are Not Immune to Cybercrime

The U.K.'s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) published a new cybersecurity guide to help small charities protect themselves from cyberthieves.

Researchers Propose System That Enforces Private Web Browsing

Researchers from MIT and Harvard University developed a system to enforce private browsing protections without any help from the user's web browser.

Mobile Security Report: Banking Trojans and Cryptocurrency Malware Grew by at Least 60 Percent in 2017

According to a new mobile security report, both banking Trojans and cryptocurrency malware increased by at least 60 percent in 2017.

New Incident Response Study Reveals More Than Half of Attackers Use Social Engineering to Target Organizations

A new study on incident response revealed that more than half of external attackers use social engineering in targeted campaigns against organizations in various sectors.

Global Cost of Cybercrime Exceeded $600 Billion in 2017, Report Estimates

A recent report estimated that the global cost of cybercrime rose to more than $600 billion in 2017, a $100 million increase from 2014.

Nearly 250 Million Phishing Attempts in 2017, Study Shows

One security firm recently detected approximately 250 million phishing attempts against its users in 2017, according to a spam and phishing report.

Survey Reveals 92 Percent of IT Professionals Concerned About Public Wi-Fi Security Risks on Corporate Devices

According to a recent survey, 92 percent of IT professionals are concerned about Wi-Fi security risks associated with Internet of Things (IoT) devices that are connected to corporate networks.

Thousands of Websites Load Cryptocurrency Miner After Cybercriminals Compromise Third-Party Library

Cybercriminals altered Texthelp's Browsealoud web screen reader to install a cryptocurrency miner on many high-profile websites, including government sites in the U.S. and U.K.

Litecoin Is the Second-Most Popular Cryptocurrency on the Dark Web, Study Finds

According to a recent report, Litecoin is the second-most popular cryptocurrency among vendors that operate on the Dark Web.

Identity Fraud Affected 16.7 Million U.S. Consumers in 2017, Report Reveals

According to a recent report, the number of identity fraud victims rose by 8 percent to 16.7 million U.S. consumers in 2017, due in large part to a surge in account takeover attacks.