One security firm recently detected approximately 250 million phishing attempts against its users in 2017, according to a spam and phishing report.
IBM X-Force IRIS observed a widespread business email compromise (BEC) campaign targeting many Fortune 500 companies that exploits flaws in common accounts payable processes.
The cybergang behind the Necurs botnet launched a massive romance-themed spam campaign in the lead up to Valentine's Day, impersonating single Russian women looking for dates online.
According to security firm Menlo, many popular websites are more vulnerable to internet security threats such as typosquatting and background attacks than their reputations would suggest.
Phishing attacks are still muddying the waters of network security despite an uptick in security awareness. How can companies avoid the hook?
IBM X-Force monitored major data breach trends throughout 2017 and gleaned key insights to help companies avoid headline-grabbing security incidents.
A surge in the value of bitcoin has been accompanied by a rise in the risk of phishing attacks against the cryptocurrency ecosystem.
Malicious developers commonly distribute phishing kits with built-in back doors that enable them to hijack victims infected by other threat actors.
Social engineering schemes such as spear phishing rely on the human mind's inclination toward self-deception to motivate users to open malicious links.
Using a simple online search engine, a researcher exposed several shipping industry security gaps that could leave container ships vulnerable to threats.