Tags Social engineering
Researchers nab wannabe ransomware scammer trying to convince victims to help hack their employer
The would-be perpetrator appeared to be associated with the DemonWare ransomware outfit.
Iranian spies tried hacking US military personnel by posing as job recruiters on Facebook
Facebook said it took down the campaign from the hackers known as Tortoiseshell.
533 million Facebook users’ personal data leaked online
This leak places several important data points all in one place.
Fake Twitter personas, bogus blog delivered North Korea-linked malware to researchers
The goal was to spy on the work of cybersecurity researchers by exploiting their natural inclination to collaborate.
New York regulator faults Twitter for lax security measures prior to big account breach
The attacker used "vishing," a social engineering scam on the rise.