Hackers from a new organization, the Turkish Crime Family, claim to have access to 200 million iCloud accounts and are going to wipe them unless Apple pays a ransom. Also, I have come into a very nice bridge and would be willing to cut you a great deal on it.
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A strain of malware that goes after industrial plants found that nearly 3,000 a year are infected with malware, signaling that hackers could potentially have real-life effects from their cybercrimes.
Emails claiming to be from a Nigerian prince used to be the running joke of IT security. Who would actually fall for those things? Well, it turns out West African cybercriminals have gotten a lot better over the years. And similar scams targeting businesses are making them big money.
News of a vulnerability in Apache Struts web application framework is coming in. And by all accounts, this won’t be an easy fix. The code-execution zero-day bug was discovered on March 7, 2017. At that time, there were already multiple exploits of this vulnerability in the wild, leading to everything from information disclosure to stealing […]
This may not be the leap in Internet of Things (IoT) security that’s sorely needed, but it’s certainly a step in the right direction.
Talk about bad employee morale. After a hacker breached 30,000 employees of Sports Direct, a British retailer, the company failed to take the next obvious step: letting those employees know about it.
Yahoo’s breaches continue to be big news long after their discovery. And they could turn out have huge financial implications.
Hackers have tried all kinds of methods to steal sensitive data, but this one feels like a whole new level of science fiction: Using a drone outside of an office window to steal data from a computer’s LED.
Hackers are nothing if not business savvy. They go where there’s money to be made.
You might think your users would be savvy enough to spot a fake email from a scammer posing as a high-ranking company official. And maybe they do. But this video shows how even the best employees can be tricked by social engineering tactics.