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Attorney General Barr urges DOJ to prioritize prosecuting coronavirus scammers

by Shannon Vavra • 2 weeks ago

Attorney General William Barr is going after cybercriminals seeking to exploit fears about the coronavirus.

Bogus HIV test results are the latest lures used by cybercrooks

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 weeks ago

That stream of health-related phishing means at least some of it is working.

Hackers seize on coronavirus fears for fodder in spearphishing, misinformation schemes

by Shannon Vavra • 4 weeks ago

Hackers frequently take advantage of crises and current events to tailor their messages better.

TA505 hacking crew spent much of 2019 trying to breach South Korea's financial sector

by Jeff Stone • 1 month ago

The Financial Security Institute said Friday that many of the phishing emails included malicious Microsoft Excel documents.

Scammers are trying to exploit coronavirus concerns to breach companies

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

Phishing attempts come with a Microsoft Word document that activates a strain of malicious software, AZORult, which allows attackers to make off with sensitive data.

Security tools still among the fastest-growing apps in corporate America

by Jeff Stone • 2 months ago

KnowBe4, Jamf, and Splunk saw huge growth.

The NSA discovered a severe flaw in Microsoft Windows 10

by Shannon Vavra • 3 months ago

It's the first time the NSA is taking credit publicly for discovering a Microsoft vulnerability.

After U.S. kills Iranian general, analysts warn of Tehran’s ability to retaliate in cyberspace

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 months ago

Iran could leverage its considerable hacking capabilities, which it has built up in recent years, to disrupt U.S. organizations.

Another group is impersonating USPS, tax entities around the globe in order to steal money

by Shannon Vavra • 5 months ago

The scheme has been trying to trick victims into clicking through spearphishing emails that contain ransomware — and at times banking trojans.

Canadian tech giant OpenText to acquire Carbonite to boost cloud sales

by Jeff Stone • 5 months ago

The deal comes after Carbonite acquired Webroot earlier this year.

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