More than half of companies (54%) continue to face phishing emails on a regular basis, and are looking beyond employee training to find the best solution, according to a report from IronScales, a security firm that offers phishing tools
A new report from Kapersky Labs claims that cybercriminals are turning to cryptocurrency as a domain for scams and frauds. The schemes target ICO investors, who are perhaps vulnerable as they are seeking to invest money to begin with. “Kaspersky Lab experts have exposed a relatively new fraudulent trend: the development of cryptocurrency is not only attracting investors, but also cyber-criminals seeking to boost their profits,” reads the report.
The number of global organizations affected by crypto-mining malware more than doubled from the second half of 2017 to the first six months of this year, according to new data from Check Point.
Spammers using a ‘spray & pray’ approach to post comments on WordPress powered blogs, forums, says Imperva. WordPress-powered websites are being targeted in a comment spam campaign designed to get users to click on links to sites offering betting services on the 2018 FIFA World Cup games.
In August 2016, the Australian government released an “anonymised” data set comprising the medical billing records, including every prescription and surgery, of 2.9 million people.
Researchers from Masaryk University in the Czech Republic and Maryland Cybersecurity Center (MCC) monitored suspicious organizations and identified four that sold Microsoft Authenticode certificates to anonymous buyers. The same research team also collected a trove of Windows-targeted malware carrying valid digital signatures.