While Linux malware reached never-before-seen numbers in 2022, the total number of new malware developments among other major computing platforms fell
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
Defenders of software supply chains have a new attack vector to worry about: machine learning models
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
Compromised credentials provide an easy way for threat actors to get their hands on valuable data possessed by governments. Phishing attacks on civil servants jumped 30% from 2020 to 2021, with one out of every eight workers exposed to phishing threats during the period
A large-scale phishing attack built on typosquatting is targeting Windows and Android users with malware. The campaign currently underway uses more than 200 typosquatting domains that impersonate 27 brands to trick web surfers into downloading malicious software to their computers and phones.
The threat actors would frequently pose as an employee of the fictional media publication “Australian Morning News” and provide a URL to their malicious domain. If a target clicked the URL, they’d be sent to the fake news site and be served up the ScanBox malware.
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
Be suspicious at the first sign of your phone behaving oddly. Both the Android and iOS smartphone platforms present the same set of common symptoms to indicate malware may be at play inside your device.
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 ...
A “Zero Day” vulnerability in a Windows tool that hackers have been exploiting through poisoned Word documents has been discovered. Microsoft officially recognized the vulnerability and issued workarounds to mitigate the flaw
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
Forrester also called out the work-from-anywhere trend as a major threat in 2022. It explained that an anywhere-work model presents an opportunity to create new kinds of sensitive data
IT security firm NeoSystems last week announced it would host a panel of experts from the private and public sectors Tuesday centered around the cybersecurity implications of the ongoing conflict in Ukraine. TechNewsWorld sat in on the Zoom-delivered panel discussion