$80 Million Go Monthly into the Hackers’ Pockets Via False Giveaways and Surveys, Experts Say

Hackers impersonate popular brands and trick victims from the United States, Canada, South Korea, and Italy to provide them with personal and financial information, new research from Group-IB says. According…

Government Experts in Last Minute Seasonal Scam Warning

Government Experts in Last Minute Seasonal Scam Warning The National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) has made one final plea to consumers ahead of the busiest shopping weekend before Christmas to…

Oregon medical group notifies 750,000 patients of breach, says FBI seized accounts from HelloKitty ransomware

The Oregon Anesthesiology Group (OAG) said it suffered a ransomware attack in July that led to the breach of sensitive employee and patient information. The breach involves the information of…

Indian PM Modi’s Twitter Account HACKED for Bitcoin scam

This was the second time that a Twitter account linked to PM Modi got compromised for a Bitcoin-related scam. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s official Twitter handle (@narendramodi) got briefly…

Paying a debt by gift card? Don't fall for this scam

The Federal Trade Commission’s (FTC’s) latest “data spotlight” release shows $148 million in gift card payment scams have been recorded for the first nine months of 2021. This growing trend…

The Use of Gift Cards as a Scam Payment Method Has Increased Dramatically, FTC Data Shows

According to the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC), customers across the country reported losing $148 million in scams where gift cards were used as a payment method. This amount is…

Next-Gen Maldocs & How to Solve the Human Vulnerability

Malicious email attachments with macros are one of the most common ways hackers get in through the door. Huntress security researcher John Hammond discusses how threat hunters can fight back.…

Credential Phishing, Brute Force Attacks Both Increased in H1 2021

Security Intelligence – Security Intelligence – Credential Phishing, Brute Force Attacks Both Increased in H1 2021 Security researchers detected an increase in both phishing campaigns and brute force attacks in…

Too many bosses are reluctant to spend money on cybersecurity. Then they get hacked

Many businesses still aren’t willing to spend money on cybersecurity because they view it as an additional cost – and then find they have to spend much more cash recovering…

Hackers pretending to be Iranian govt use SMS messages to steal credit card info, create botnet

Security company Check Point Research has uncovered a hacking campaign that involves cyberattackers impersonating Iranian government bodies to infect the mobile devices of Iranian citizens through SMS messages.  The SMS…