Security researchers observed sextortion scammers launching new attack campaigns that leverage image spam and other clever techniques to trick users into fulfilling their demands.
Online fraudsters are exploiting users' excitement for March Madness by targeting them with phishing attacks and streaming scams.
Security researchers discovered that attackers are using fake copyright infringement notifications as part of a recent Instagram hacking campaign.
Security researchers observed a Turkish-speaking group of cybercriminals using an Instagram hack to extort money, nude photos and other information from social media influencers.
The lure of social media is too much to fight against. Instead of pushing back, we need to work with what we've got and do our best to educate employees about potential social media attacks.
Malicious actors outside your organization aren't always the only ones at fault for data breaches. Comprehensive employee security training is crucial to minimize the risk of insider threats.
Social media scams are an ever-evolving way for criminals to abuse the exponentially connected applications that are increasingly saturating users' everyday lives.
Many consumers are willing to volunteer their personal information for the sake of convenience, but it's important to understand that data privacy affects not only individuals but entire communities.
IBM Security's "Future of Identity Study" found that consumers don't trust social media networks to securely collect their identity data.
Facebook is using artificial intelligence features that will make users aware when their photos have been posted without permission.