Spam volume has dropped in August, but with the level of phishing increasing tenfold and malicious attachments being found in 3.4 percent more emails when compared with July, spam has obviously became much more dangerous, says Kaspersky Lab.
You receive a strange email. It looks shady. You’re probably being phished – a hacker is attempting to gain access to your enterprise.
The APWG is reporting in its latest Global Phishing Survey: Trends and Domain Name Use study that an increasing number of brands and their users have been targeted by phishers.
The names, addresses, birth dates, and bank account information of some 2 million German Vodafone users has been compromised in a breach of a server located "deep in the company's IT infrastructure", the company has announced.
As the moment when Apple is set to unveil its latest offerings slowly approaches and it seems almost sure they will show several version of iPhone 5, cyber scammers are trying to convince potential victims that they are the lucky ones who get one and a new iPad for free.
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