Beware of the fake FBI fingerprint scanner

According to information popping up in some online forums, an application that supposedly allows you to enter and search the FBI fingerprint database will be released in a few …

Phishing spam from “Bank of Nevada”

What seemed like a typical phishing email was received by TrendLabs for analysis, but turned out to be just a ploy to get users to visit a malicious site with adult content. …

US unable to win a cyber war

The inability to deflect even a simulated cyber attack or mitigate its effects shown in the exercise that took place some six days ago at Washington’s Mandarin Oriental …

Windows Live ID phishing spam

Joe Wilcox warns of what seems to be an attempt to phish his Windows Live ID and password. Here is the contents of the email purporting to come from the “Windows Live …

Phishers target Blogger users

Users of Google’s Blogger, a free blog publishing tool, are the targets of the latest phishing email campaign: The text of the message couldn’t be simpler, and the …

Warrantless cell phone tracking on the horizon?

There is no doubt about the fact that real time or historical tracking of criminals’ movement via their cell phones can come really handy to law enforcement officers. It …

School allegedly spied student at home via webcam

Some very disturbing news has surfaced regarding an alleged invasion of privacy in a Philadelphia suburb. An underage student of one of the high schools in the Lower Merion …

Google attacks linked to two Chinese schools

New findings regarding the origins of the January attacks on Google and some twenty other US corporations have come to light, and they point to two academic institutions in …