Online Shoppers Could Face Eight Million Credential Stuffing Attacks Per Day Over Christmas

Online Shoppers Could Face Eight Million Credential Stuffing Attacks Per Day Over Christmas Online shoppers in the UK will be hit by up to eight million credential stuffing attacks per…

‘Appalling’ Riot Games Job Fraud Takes Aim at Wallets

Scammers are using fake job listings to empty the wallets of young, hopeful victims looking to break into the gaming industry. Riot Games, the developer behind League of Legends, has…

Fueled by Pandemic Realities, Grinchbots Aggressively Surge in Activity

E-commerce’s proverbial Who-ville is under siege, with a rise in bots bent on ruining gift cards and snapping up coveted gifts for outrageously priced resale. The festive season is moving…

AWS Outage Hits Eastern US

AWS Outage Hits Eastern US Amazon's cloud computing network suffered a five-hour outage on Tuesday, chiefly impacting individuals and businesses in the eastern United States. Online services provided by a…

Amazon Web Service outage is impacting major websites

Amazon Web Service (AWS) is suffering a major service outage that is affecting popular platforms in regions where the company provides services. The cloud service and hosting provider Amazon Web…

Windows 10 Drive-By RCE Triggered by Default URI Handler

There’s an argument injection weakness in the Windows 10/11 default handler, researchers said: an issue that Microsoft has only partially fixed. Researchers have discovered a drive-by remote code-execution (RCE) bug…

Are You Guilty of These 8 Network-Security Bad Practices?

Tony Lauro, director of Security Technology & Strategy at Akamai, discusses VPNs, RDP, flat networks, BYOD and other network-security bugbears. They say the first step in addressing a serious issue…

Finland Faces Blizzard of FluBot-Spreading Text Messages

Millions of texts leading to the Flubot spyware/banking trojan are targeting everyone who uses Androids in the country, in an “exceptional” attack. The Flubot banking trojan is blanketing Finland, spreading…

How to identify (and avoid) security threats while shopping online

Although you want to grab the best deals this holiday weekend, remember that this is the perfect time for scammers to take advantage of you online. Phishing emails — claiming…

Online Shoppers at Risk of Losing Over $53 Million

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has warned that internet buyers might lose more than $53 million during the holiday season this year. The FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) received…