Stopping spam is an almost futile effort if the focus continues to be on spam filtering and botnet takedown, according to a research team.
Despite stepped up police presence and a U.S State Department advisory warning, here's why experts say there's little need to cancel business travel plans.
The children's clothing retailer says someone accessed its e-mail database and sent out a phishing message in an attempt to gather credit card information.
Avoid phishing scams with these tips.
For many years, we heard security professionals lament the way they are perceived. Terms such as "the place where good ideas go to die" and "the department of no" weren't uncommon just a few years ago when referring to the security function.
In its recent annual security report, Cisco predicted VOIP abuse as a potential area for cyber crime growth.
Published figures estimating the size and scope of botnets are often inaccurate and do not reflect the threat these compromised networks pose to security.
A report released earlier this year by Panda Security reveals just how sophisticated the business of cyber crime has become.
Cybercriminals are hacking trusted sites using stolen access credentials in order to launch attacks that are out in the open, but also veiled from reputation filters and commonly blocked web categories. Here are three reasons researchers say you need to be wary -- even on sites you count as safe
Chris Hadnagy gets paid to fool people, and he's gotten pretty good at it over the years. A co-founder of social-engineering.org and author of Social Engineering: The Art of Human Hacking, Hadnagy has been using manipulation tactics for more than a decade to show clients how criminals get inside information.
Facebook has quietly fixed a vulnerability discovered recently by two student researchers that allowed malicious websites to access a Facebook user's private data without permission and post malicious links onto their profile.
'Get the dislike button!' 'OMG this girl KILLED herself after her dad posted on her wall!' What do these comments have in common? They are two of the scams we see making the rounds on Facebook in an attempt to get you to click on and install a bad application.
Facebook said Monday it will temporarily disable a controversial feature that allows application developers and third-party web sites to access users' phone numbers and addresses
After a brief period of low spam levels, top-dog spam botnet Rustock appears to be back in business
Computer giant adds to security portfolio with SaaS provider.