Malware

Compromised credentials provide an easy way for threat actors to get their hands on valuable data possessed by governments. Phishing attacks on civil servants jumped 30% from 2020 to 2021, with one out of every eight workers exposed to phishing threats during the period.

A large-scale phishing attack built on typosquatting is targeting Windows and Android users with malware. The campaign currently underway uses more than 200 typosquatting domains that impersonate 27 brands to trick web surfers into downloading malicious software to their computers and phones.

The threat actors would frequently pose as an employee of the fictional media publication “Australian Morning News” and provide a URL to their malicious domain. If a target clicked the URL, they’d be sent to the fake news site and be served up the ScanBox malware.

Keeping safe in cyberspace is increasingly difficult as crooks try to exploit uninformed users every chance they get. Add to that, virus and malware threats are never-ending. Here are five things in your control to help keep your digital activity safe.

Be suspicious at the first sign of your phone behaving oddly. Both the Android and iOS smartphone platforms present the same set of common symptoms to indicate malware may be at play inside your device.

Digital devices and home networks of corporate executives, board members and high-value employees with access to financial, confidential and proprietary information are ripe targets for malicious actors, according to a study released Tuesday by a cybersecurity services firm. The connected home is a ...

A “Zero Day” vulnerability in a Windows tool that hackers have been exploiting through poisoned Word documents has been discovered. Microsoft officially recognized the vulnerability and issued workarounds to mitigate the flaw.

The social media platform for professionals was in the crosshairs of 52 percent of all phishing scams globally in the first quarter of 2022. This is the first time that hackers leveraged LinkedIn more often than any tech giant brand name like Apple, Google, and Microsoft.

Forrester also called out the work-from-anywhere trend as a major threat in 2022. It explained that an anywhere-work model presents an opportunity to create new kinds of sensitive data.

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