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Fourth man pleads guilty in 'Celebgate' photo leak

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 5 days ago

George Garofano, 26, faces a maximum sentence of five years in prison for his role in leaking nude photos of celebrities to the public.

It's easy to fake Extended Validation certificates, research shows

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 month ago

EV certificates — the files that tell a browser to show the little green lock — are supposed to make crystal clear who owns a website. There's a way around it, though.

Crooks sending fake Apple emails in order to unlock stolen iPhones

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 months ago

Thieves who are stealing iPhones have started to use a clever step to increase their profit margins.

DNC hackers using NATO cyber conference to find phishing targets, researchers say

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

According to Cisco's Talos research team, Fancy Bear was sending phishing emails to people looking to attend CyCon.

Cybercriminals hijacked a government server to send sophisticated malware to U.S. companies

by Chris Bing • 3 months ago

The technical findings connect a known advanced persistent threat group, codenamed FIN7 by U.S. cybersecurity firm FireEye, to a sophisticated intrusion technique that was detected in a recent wave of spoofed emails that mimicked the SEC's domain.

Chinese providers fueling growth of DMARC email security standard

by Shaun Waterman • 3 months ago

More than three-quarters of the world's 6.3 billion email inboxes are now secured against spammers and scammers using DMARC — compared to fewer than two-thirds two years ago — a growth fueled by by Chinese providers.

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