Phishing

11.08.14
​Google says the best phishing scams have a 45-percent success rate
11.08.14

​Google says the best phishing scams have a 45-percent success rate

Conceptually, phishing scams sound easy to see through: a fake webpage with the wrong URL that doe...

By S. Buckley,   11.08.14
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10.28.14
The FBI faked a news website to catch a bomb threat suspect
10.28.14

The FBI faked a news website to catch a bomb threat suspect

The DEA isn't the only US law enforcement agency using impersonation on the web to catch suspects,...

By J. Fingas,   10.28.14
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10.01.14
New spyware targets Hong Kong protesters' phones
10.01.14

New spyware targets Hong Kong protesters' phones

Hong Kong's pro-democracy protesters have more to worry about than they thought -- someone is gunn...

By J. Fingas,   10.01.14
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09.19.14
Watch out: eBay vulnerability leads to phishing log-in page
09.19.14

Watch out: eBay vulnerability leads to phishing log-in page

Thinking about picking up a used iPhone on eBay? Shop carefully, friends: it's apparently phishing...

By S. Buckley,   09.19.14
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09.12.14
PSA: Twitch chat links are phishing for Steam logins
09.12.14

PSA: Twitch chat links are phishing for Steam logins

Some Twitch users are experiencing a number of phishing attempts within the video game broadcast se...

By M. Suszek,   09.12.14
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09.10.14
5 million Gmail passwords published, but don't panic
09.10.14

5 million Gmail passwords published, but don't panic

You might need to change your email password in the very near future. A member at a Russian Bitcoi...

By J. Fingas,   09.10.14
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08.12.14
Google now rejects scam email that tricks you using non-Latin characters
08.12.14

Google now rejects scam email that tricks you using non-Latin characters

Google did a favor for Gmail users worldwide when it added support for non-Latin characters in ema...

By J. Fingas,   08.12.14
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06.30.14
Spying malware leaves countries' energy grids open to attack
06.30.14

Spying malware leaves countries' energy grids open to attack

Cyberwarfare campaigns against Western energy grids aren't just the stuff of action movies these d...

By J. Fingas,   06.30.14
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06.18.14
PSA: Fake EA Sports Instagram account phishing for Xbox, Origin logins
06.18.14

PSA: Fake EA Sports Instagram account phishing for Xbox, Origin logins

It's World Cup season; reigning champions Spain lost in spectacular fashion and FIFA soccer fans ma...

By M. Suszek,   06.18.14
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