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SEC fines brokerage firms over email hacks, customer data exposure

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

Collectively, the companies will pay $750,000.

Cybersecurity report shows an increase in cyberthreats during pandemic

by CyberScoop Staff • 1 year ago

Surges in collaboration tool use and cloud demands open enterprise networks to new risks and threat actors are taking notice, a new McAfee report finds.

When your apps are dormant, you become a more likely target for crooks

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

Account takeover attacks (ATOs) are easier and more likely if individuals haven't used an app for awhile, according to research from DataVisor.

Fraud via rogue apps exploded by 300 percent in just a few months

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

Phishing rates stayed mostly constant from one quarter to the next, according to a new RSA report.

Up to 40 percent of traffic on ticket sites is automated. Here's why that's bad for security.

by Jeff Stone • 3 years ago

Bad bots made up 39.9 percent of ticket-buying traffic between September and December 2018, according to Distil Networks.

These scammers claim to have videos of your most private moments

by Jeff Stone • 3 years ago

The threat intelligence company Digital Shadows examined 790,000 "sextortion" attempts sent to 89,000 email recipients to find that digital con artists typically build their bogus stories on existing information about real hacks.

Google wants Chrome users to avoid ‘boring’ security problems with new extension

by Jeff Stone • 3 years ago

Google needs you to trust the internet to stay successful.

Nearly 773 million email addresses leaked, spelling trouble for people who re-use passwords

by Jeff Stone • 3 years ago

Some 140 million email addresses and 10 million passwords are new to Hunt’s Have I Been Pwned website, the free service that tracks whether user credentials have been made available in data dumps.

Quora says hackers took data on 100 million users

by Greg Otto • 3 years ago

Popular question-and-answer site Quora has discovered that hackers broke into its system and took data on 100 million users.

Dunkin' Donuts struck in latest credential stuffing attack

by Jeff Stone • 3 years ago

The fast-casual restaurant chain says thieves obtained username and password information belonging to customers via a credential stuffing incident.

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