A quarterly threat report revealed that malicious email attacks increased by 36 percent and delivered more diverse payloads in Q2 2018.
Australian businesses have been targeted in a phishing campaign that uses FTP links to deliver the DanaBot banking Trojan, which is designed to steal financial information and other private data.
New data reveals that security professionals are increasingly concerned about employee negligence because it forces them to respond to preventable data breaches.
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.
In June's security news, IT experts and educators around the world worked to create a new cybersecurity career pathway through initiatives designed to alleviate the industrywide skills shortage.
IBM X-Force researchers observed several ongoing spam campaigns tied to the World Cup — many of which used the official branding of tournament sponsors to lure victims.
Cybercriminals launched various phishing scams targeting World Cup fans leading up to and during the first week of the monthlong international soccer tournament.
Twenty-Seven Percent of Employees Fail Social Engineering Test, Suggesting Need for Better Cybersecurity Training
According to a recent study, 27 percent of employees failed to respond appropriately to a simulated phishing exercise, underscoring the need for better cybersecurity training.
Social engineering dates back to ancient times. Today, the most common forms of social trickery include baiting, vishing, phishing and other schemes designed to exploit human nature.
The U.S. Department of Justice recently conducted the largest sweep of identity fraud cases aimed at elderly citizens in the nation's history.