Security researcher Chris Kubecka knew that it might be a tough assignment to catch an intruder on the email system at Saudi Arabia's embassy in the Netherlands. But the story only got bigger once she got to work.
Trend Micro research on the phishing of Instagram users underscores how hackers are exploiting the value of social-media brands.
In the digital age, a simple scheme has turned into a worthwhile endeavor for criminals and had an unprecedentedly strong effect on media and entertainment companies in the process.
The group is faking identities when speaking to media about their work in order to extort Canadian casinos and mining companies.