Threats Hacker pleads guilty after infecting 50,000 computers with ransomware

17 months after the arrest of Peter Yuryevich Levashov in Barcelona, the world’s 7th worst spammer finally pleaded guilty to …

Threats Iranian hacker group spoofed websites and login pages of 74 universities

Security researchers have revealed how a threat group associated with the Iranian government used fake domains that contained over 300 …

Threats Phishing scams hitting the real estate industry hard

Even though the real estate market in the UK isn't exactly riding high at present and house prices grew by …

Threats Ransomware makes a comeback after almost disappearing in Q1

Earlier this year, the FBI noted in its yearly Internet Crime Report that ransomware attacks in the United States went …

Threats Hackers targeting over 400 organisations using advanced phishing tactics

As many as 400 organisations across various industries, including manufacturing, oil and gas, metallurgy, engineering, energy, construction, mining, and logistics, …

Threats Social engineering attack via Tinder almost compromised the UK’s F-35 fighter jets

In yet another incident of state-sponsored or lone wolf hackers attempting to gain insight on the UK's top-secret military assets, …

Threats Spam still rules as the most popular attack vector for cyber criminals

Email spam continues to be the most popular infection vector for cyber criminals even though it was first used 40 …

Threats FBI arrests 74 in major crackdown on Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks

In a major success for law enforcement agencies against cybercrime groups that regularly carry out Business Email Compromise (BEC) attacks, …

Threats Concerns galore over Ancestry.com’s handling of customers’ DNA data

Ancestry.com currently stores DNA information and other personal details of over 5 million people but security experts are cautioning users …

Threats Despite truce talks, North Korean hackers still targeting South Korean firms

Even though there are signs of a possible truce between the Korean neighbours, the long-drawn and well-funded cyber-espionage campaign carried …

Threats 10 year-old bug in Steam platform exposed 15 million users to remote code execution

A critical security vulnerability which existed for at least ten years in the Steam client could have exposed as many …

Threats TSB warns customers about being targeted by phishing attacks amid long outage

TSB today warned that malicious cyber criminals could be targeting customers with phishing emails by masquerading as the bank itself …