Given that Microsoft has closed the Internet Explorer 0-day vulnerability that was exploited to compromise US-based defense and financial firms, the Sourcefire vulnerability research team has decided to share some more details about the exploit.
Customers of a number of US banks have recently been hit by Voice over IP phishing (vishing) attacks orchestrated by eastern European cyber crooks, warns John LaCour, founder and CEO of PhishLabs.
Phishing impacts thousands of companies each year, but it's not the only issue they face: malware attacks; physical attacks on company data by workers posing as service personnel; and attacks aimed specifically at mobile devices are on the rise, and are just a few examples of the many threat vectors.
Malwarebytes' Chris Boyd is warning owners of Steam accounts about a relatively new phishing approach that goes after both their account login credentials and a file that allows them to bypass the entering of the Steam Guard verification code.
According to data collected as part of Kaspersky Lab's 'Financial cyber threats in 2013' study, cybercriminals are trying harder than ever to acquire confidential user information and steal money from bank accounts by creating fake sites mimicking financial organizations.