Researchers uncovered a spam campaign that threatened to unleash the devastating WannaCry ransomware on unsuspecting victims who failed to pay a fee of roughly $650 by June 22, 2018.
Security leaders must implement phishing awareness programs to train employees to recognize business email compromise (BEC) attacks and other social engineering schemes that could compromise data.
In recent months, security researchers have identified Punycode attacks as part of malvertising and phishing campaigns targeting both individual users and major email providers.
A surge in the value of bitcoin has been accompanied by a rise in the risk of phishing attacks against the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
A group of cybercriminals used the Necurs botnet to spread Scarab ransomware to 12.5 million email accounts on Nov. 23, according to security researchers.
A targeted phishing campaign aimed at Canadian businesses prompts users with high levels of access to divulge login credentials and authentication codes.
Government agencies and companies in the energy and utilities sector must replace legacy equipment to avoid a potentially devastating power grid breach.
Security researchers observed a spam campaign that leverages PowerShell's AutoClose feature to deliver a banking Trojan while eluding sandbox detection.
The cybercriminals behind the Necurs botnet are now taking screenshots of victims' machines to improve the performance of ransomware attacks.
A cybergang known as FIN7 has been using OLE command files to spread its malware and identify potential victims for additional phishing attacks.