Scammers targeted YouTube creators to takeover accounts, promote crypto investment fraud
YouTube has struggled with scammers taking over channels to spread cryptocurrency scams before.
The FCC wants to force phone carriers to guard against SIM-swapping scams
SIM-swapping can lead to identity and financial fraud.
SEC fines brokerage firms over email hacks, customer data exposure
Collectively, the companies will pay $750,000.
Facebook, other platforms scramble to secure user accounts in Afghanistan
They're still struggling to moderate the Taliban's presence on their platforms, however.
NFT digital art is already attracting hackers
Art thievery is alive and well — but now it's digital.
Scammers exploit COVID-19 vaccine confusion for fraud efforts
Amid a rush to receive COVID-19 vaccines, spearphishing and shady domain registrations are on the uptick.
International sting shuts down 'favorite' VPN of cybercriminals
The FBI and European police announced a sting against the Safe-Inet, which had marketed "bulletproof hosting" to cybercrime networks.
An iOS exploit that enables iPhone takeover is cybersecurity researcher's 'work of art'
Researcher Ian Beer earned high praise for his persistence in working out the attack, which involves an iPhone feature called Apple Wireless Direct Link.
Twitter bolsters security for political accounts as election looms
It's an eleventh-hour move to safeguard high profile users as Election Day nears.
Chinese diplomat demands investigation after his Twitter account liked embarrassing posts
Twitter declined to comment.