Tags Social engineering

Researchers nab wannabe ransomware scammer trying to convince victims to help hack their employer

by Tim Starks • 2 months ago

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

by Tim Starks • 3 months ago

Facebook said it took down the campaign from the hackers known as Tortoiseshell.

533 million Facebook users’ personal data leaked online

by Shannon Vavra • 7 months ago

This leak places several important data points all in one place.

Fake Twitter personas, bogus blog delivered North Korea-linked malware to researchers

by Joe Warminsky • 9 months ago

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

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The attacker used "vishing," a social engineering scam on the rise.

FBI, CISA warn of ‘voice phishing’ campaigns

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

Vishing has been rampant in the last month.