Despite repeated warnings issued by law enforcement, information sharing organizations, and security companies, Business Email Compromise (BEC) scams still abound and the scammers still "earn" money.
Tech support scams and ransomware usually don't go together, but there's a first time for everything.
Different from traditional email spam, social spam can reach a large audience by nature of the platform and can appear trustworthy since it is coming from people in your social network.
A week ago, SANS ISC handler and freelance security consultant Xavier Mertens analyzed a Word document containing malicious macros, and unearthed in it a VBA function that changes the document layout.
Rohit Jawa, 25, formerly of Cincinnati, Ohio, pleaded guilty to an indictment charging him with eight counts of wire fraud and one count of aggravated identity theft.
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