McAfee Labs released a predictions report, analyzing 2013 trends through its Global Threat Intelligence (GTI) service to forecast the threat landscape for the coming year.
A recently unearthed potential Facebook security vulnerability can turn out to be a boon for stalkers or social engineers trying to get their friendship request accepted by a target and use that access to wreak damage or gather crucial information.
90% of UK workers surveyed have clicked on a web link embedded in an email with two-thirds (66%) admitting they very rarely first check to ensure the link is genuine, according to Sourcefire.
The revelations stemming from the documents exfiltrated by former NSA contractor Edward Snowden have changed the way we look at many things, but the details that have been trickling out about the way he went about getting access to those documents have also shown us how serious the insider threat can be.
A record number of brands were targeted by phishers in the second quarter of 2013, according to APWG.