Phishing

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IRS-related phishing scams seen running rampant

Also, Google, Dropbox, Adobe and DocuSign are being targeted by phishers, PhishLabs report says

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What 2017 has in store for cybersecurity

Donald Trump's administration seems to be the biggest concern

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Nearly half of all websites pose security risks

According to a new study of the top one million domains, 46 percent have security problems

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3 clues to spotting a spam scam

The notice looked real at first -- but turned out to be an obvious scam. Unraveling its origins offered an object lesson in how not to get suckered

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17 essential tools to protect your online identity, privacy

From secure chips to anonymity services, here’s how to stay safe and private on the web

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Companies pay out billions to fake-CEO email scams

In the U.S. alone, victims have lost $960 million to the schemes over the past three years, according to new data from the FBI

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Enterprises fall behind on protecting against phishing, detecting breaches

The ninth annual Verizon Data Breach Report had bad news on multiple fronts

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Business email scams steal $2.3 billion via rogue wire transfers

The number of companies that wired money as a result of email scams has grown 270 percent since January 2015

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New ransomware abuses Windows PowerShell, Word document macros

The PowerWare ransomware is written completely in the Windows PowerShell scripting language

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Verizon releases first-ever data breach digest with security case studies

Verizon is known for its huge annual Data Breach Investigations Report, but this morning it released a less data-heavy digest organized by case study

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What happens when Google Doc credentials are leaked on the Dark Web

A security company recently laid tempting bait online in order to see how hackers would react. Guess what? People start looking at your documents

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Google adds warning to unencrypted emails

Users will also be told when they may be conversing with someone who is not a real person

Cyber criminals cash out using PowerShell, other legitimate tools

Kaspersky Lab found three cyber crime gangs using customized malware and APT-style reconnaissance to get the stolen money into their pockets

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7 signs your network is being hacked

Comprehensive awareness training for your company’s employees should prevent these scenarios from taking down your network

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4 do's and don'ts for safer holiday computing

It's the season for scams, hacks, and malware attacks. But contrary to what you've heard, you can avoid being a victim pretty easily

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'Tis the season ... of malware

Every year cyber criminals find the time to give out holiday malware, so look out for these pieces of malware coal

10 reasons why phishing attacks are nastier than ever

10 reasons why phishing attacks are nastier than ever

Forget Nigerian princes -- today’s spearphishing is sophisticated business, fooling even the most seasoned security pros

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Phishing sites exploit trust in valid SSL certificates

Cyber criminals are taking advantage of cheap, low-cost options to grab valid SSL certificates for phishing sites

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