The Business E-mail Compromise scam is alive and well, and expected to rise both when it comes to the number of victims and the total money loss sustained by them.
Swiss users are being heavily targeted by a number of spam campaigns delivering the Tiny Banker (TinBa or Busy) e-banking Trojan.
For most people, a ransomware infection is not a huge tragedy: they pay the bogus fine (or not), and ultimately get their computer back either because the criminals unlock it or because they clean up the machine themselves.
According to a survey jointly executed by B2B International and Kaspersky Lab, 32 per cent of respondents who share an Internet-enabled device with their relatives, colleagues or friends do not take any precautions to protect their information.
President Obama's State of the Union Address featured a new legislative focus on cyber security issues: No foreign nation, no hacker, should be able to shut down our networks, steal our trade secrets, or invade the privacy of American families, especially our kids.
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