Cybercrime

Distributed denial-of-service attacks continued to rise in November. A prime target was the United States, with 1,543 attacks. While "as a service" offerings have made ransomware a low-effort, low-risk option for generating criminal gains

A new analysis of data from the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center reveals that Nevada has more cybercrime victims than any state in the union by a large margin

Although small businesses lack the resources large enterprises enjoy to defend themselves online, SMBs can avoid becoming cybercrime victims by following these proven, safe computing practices

Streaming video content from non-mainstream providers might make you an unwitting target of content piracy. If you get a bargain pricing offer, you risk becoming the victim of scammers and hackers, losing personal data, and having your financial assets stolen

A recent report highlights the staggering growth of ATO fraud online. In the U.S. alone, around 24 million households have fallen victim to this form of fraud. Social media is one of the driving forces behind the issue, with more than half of all ATOs related to a social media account.

In a survey of consumers, the Identity Theft Resource Center found that 85% had their Instagram accounts compromised, while 25% had their Facebook account hijacked

Keeping safe in cyberspace is increasingly difficult as crooks try to exploit uninformed users every chance they get. Add to that, virus and malware threats are never-ending. Here are five things in your control to help keep your digital activity safe

Nearly all the top 10 universities in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia are putting their students, faculty and staff at risk of email compromise by failing to block attackers from spoofing the schools’ email domains

Companies have a long road ahead to protect privileged identities and access, despite corporate leaders’ good intentions. Less than half of the organizations surveyed by Delinea have implemented ongoing security policies and processes for privileged access management

Amazon alleges that the administrators of more than 10,000 Facebook groups have attempted to orchestrate the placement of bogus reviews on Amazon in exchange for money or free products.

Digital devices and home networks of corporate executives, board members and high-value employees with access to financial, confidential and proprietary information are ripe targets for malicious actors, according to a study released Tuesday by a cybersecurity services firm. The connected home is a ...

New research from Atlas VPN shows that cloud-native exploits on major cloud service providers (CSPs) declined during the first four months of 2022. Cloud-native exploits dropped by 25%, from 71 exploits in the first four months of 2021 to 53 exploits in the first four months of this year

The social media platform for professionals was in the crosshairs of 52 percent of all phishing scams globally in the first quarter of 2022. This is the first time that hackers leveraged LinkedIn more often than any tech giant brand name like Apple, Google, and Microsoft

Research by a cybersecurity services provider reveals how widespread the risks are to executives and the organizations they ramrod from data brokers collecting sensitive data about them. "We see corporate executives targeted all the time in their personal lives," BlackCloak Founder and CEO Chris Pie...

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