Security, is there an app for that?

Smartphones are now an essential tool across all sections of society, from top government officials to businesses and consumers. If you are one of the hundreds of millions of …

Avoid the phishing net

Phishing, the process of attempting to acquire sensitive information by masquerading as a legitimate and trustworthy company via online means, used to just be a problem for …

The golden hour of phishing attacks

Trusteer conducted research into the attack potency and time-to-infection of email phishing attacks. One of their findings was that 50 per cent of phishing victims’ …

Phishers exploit Facebook features

Phishing e-mails supposedly coming from the Facebook Security Team with account deactivation warnings have been hitting inboxes around the world. The targeted users are led to …

Orkut users under phishing attack

Orkut users have lately been targeted with a clever scheme that redirects them to phishing pages without them having to do anything except visit a compromised account. Using …

Real time phishing attacks increase

30% of attacks against websites that use two-factor authentication are now utilizing real-time man-in-the-middle techniques to bypass this trusted security mechanism, …

Fake USAA e-mails phishing for card information

E-mails purportedly sent by the United States Automobile Association (USAA) have been hitting inboxes in the last few days, M86 researchers warn. In it, the recipients are …

25% of all targeted attacks hit the retail sector

Analysis reveals that targeted attacks have increased significantly since they were first discovered five years ago from one to two attacks per week in 2005 to 77 attacks per …

Twitter phish targets users with huge following

A link that will supposedly take users to a page where they can use a “mobile” version of Twitter has been popping up here and there in a number of chatrooms over …