Attackers changed the DNS configuration of vulnerable home routers to mount man-in-the-middle attacks against users in Poland.
Other cryptographers were also targeted by the same attackers, the researcher said
Duck now: We're already knee-deep in data breaches, and this year also brings the imminent demise of Windows XP support and the certain rise of mobile malware.
The low-key theft campaign is believed to have stolen $550,000 or more from about 400 victims, police say.
The move by Target comes after a breach of its customers' data.
Prisons around the world this year made way for techie criminals alongside the more garden variety murderers, thieves, and schemers.
Websense identifies the top come-ons and scams that still seem to work.
Twitter, Facebook, and ADP said they've reset some users' accounts.
Spear phishing is one of the most effective ways to break into a corporate network, and recent studies show that employees can be easily tricked on social media.
The number of brands used in spoofed emails that trick people into visiting malicious Web sites or clicking on malware attachments rose in the second quarter.