The FBI this week issued a series of reminders to online shoppers to beware of scams and to use their common sense.
The cyber-gang running the CryptoLocker extortion racket is splitting its ransomware take with criminal botnet owners, says Symantec, which is monitoring this underworld activity online.
The case is part of the FTC’s efforts to apply consumer protections to developing mobile technologies, the agency said.
Mac users beware!
The last member of a $5 million global credit-card fraud ring was sentenced on Thursday in New York state court, ending an eight-year investigation and prosecution.
Trending cyber attacks such as ransomware may be typically overlooked by SMBs, but Lumension chairman and CEO, Pat Clawson, warns that they are actually in the line of fire.
How safe is your online social network? Not very, as it turns out. Your friends may not even be human, but rather bots siphoning off your data and influencing your decisions with convincing yet programmed points of view.
The underground economy that sells fake Twitter and other social media accounts is now so large that is it easily making millions of dollars for the leading abusers, an updated study by Barracuda Networks reports.
The popularity and influence of social media continues to increase at lightning speed, and that makes them fertile ground for scams and hoaxes. Here's how to recognize, avoid, and prevent them.
Texting scams continue to increase, with scammers using come-ons similar to the phishing techniques used in spam email for years.
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