A Russia-based cyber criminal group has managed to accumulate 1.2 billion unique online login credentials by compromising databases of over hundreds of thousands websites and FTP locations, claim researchers from Wisconsin-based Hold Security.
Retailers, beware: cyber crooks are increasingly targeting remote desktop applications by brute-forcing passwords, and are using that access to plant hard-to-detect PoS malware that scrapes and exfiltrates consumer payment data via an encrypted POST request.
American singer and actress Taylor Swift has lost her scam mojo, as her fake sex tape spreading on Facebook was excluded from the top ten most successful scams, according to Bitdefender.
Many gamers either disable their security or remove it altogether, thereby sacrificing protection to maximize system performance and leaving themselves vulnerable to gaming-focused malware and cyber-attacks, according to a new study by Webroot.
Ransomware is now one of the fastest growing classes of malicious software, says Kaspersky Lab researcher Fedor Sinitsyn.
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