A ransomware-as-a-service program called FilesLocker offers affiliates commissions of up to 75 percent on all revenue stolen from victims.
Nearly one-third of incidents reported in Q3 were classified as "destructive attacks," according to a recent report, putting election security at risk leading up to the 2018 midterms.
IBM X-Force researchers observed the Necurs botnet spewing millions of spam emails from more than 30,000 malicious IPs to extort bitcoin from victims who may or may not have viewed adult content.
Security researchers discovered a new malware-as-a-service offering designed to enable cybercriminals to infect Android phones and block users from running security solutions on their devices.
Cybercriminals have been getting an early start on tax-related phishing cases by promising U.K. users a sizable refund in an attempt to steal credit card details and other personal information.
The creators of a ransomware-as-a-service threat dubbed Princess Evolution are looking for affiliates to spread the Rig exploit kit in exchange for 60 percent of what's stolen.
As a young girl in Romania, Irina Nicolae was fascinated with machinery and how different parts fit together. Today, she conducts AI research to develop ways to protect this technology from threats.
The Science Channel documentary, "Dark Web: Fighting Cybercrime," shows why practice runs are essential to help security teams and business leaders keep their cool in the face of a cyberattack.
Despite an overall shift away from traditional ransomware in favor of crypto-mining malware, research shows that ransomware is still alive and well in the form of highly targeted attacks.
A recent study revealed that cyberthieves stole more than $1 billion worth of cryptocurrency during the first half of 2018, due in large part to a $6.7 million cybercrime economy on the Dark Web.