Researchers uncovered a YouTube scam in which several fraudulent channels urge unsuspecting "Doctor Who" fans to submit personal data to supposedly stream the British science fiction show.
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.
X-Force observed attackers using known Drupal vulnerabilities, including Drupalgeddon, to target websites and the underlying infrastructure that hosts them, leveraging Shellbot to open backdoors.
Over the next two months, companies should educate and test their employees to prepare for the rise in phishing attacks related to benefits enrollment and holiday party and charity campaign planning.
Researchers observed the Viro botnet spreading spam, spying on users' keystrokes and distributing ransom notes written in French to victims in the U.S.
Astaroth is back in full force; security researchers discovered that the infamous Trojan malware infected more than 8,000 South American machines in just one week.
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.
Researchers recently discovered that the number of victims of a unique backdoor developed by advanced threat group Turla is much higher than originally thought.
The OilRig threat group recently targeted government offices in the Middle East with a spear phishing attack that involved the Trojan malware BONDUPDATER.
What is ransomware? In short, it's malware that encrypts your data and demands a ransom fee for its supposed safe return. The best defense against this threat is to keep it off the network altogether.