A recent RiskIQ report found that about 1 in 25 Black Friday apps widely available in official app stores are fraudulent.
A team of researchers demonstrated a new distributed guessing attack that can enable cybercriminals to ferret out credit data and other login credentials.
The IBM X-Force Threat Research team is keeping watch on all things retail during the upcoming Black Friday through Cyber Monday shopping weekend.
Retail cybersecurity is critical during the holiday season, particularly during the Black Friday and Cyber Monday national shopping events.
Cyber Monday seems to be on the rise, but concerns about online shopping security still discourage some consumers from participating in the retail event.
Cybercriminals flooded Apple's mobile software store with fake retail apps, putting personal and corporate data at risk in the weeks before Black Friday.
Contrary to expectations, the majority of cyberattackers scaled back their hacking efforts during the 2014 holiday shopping season.
According to US-CERT, phishing scams and malware are on the rise during the holiday season, and consumers must keep an eye out for warning signs.
The world is evolving quickly to an environment where handhelds are prolific, the traditional security perimeters are evaporating, and the end consumer plays a greater role in protecting businesses. It only makes sense to arm them with education...