Alleged Kelihos botmaster indicted

36-year-old Pyotr Levashov was charged on Friday in the US with one count of causing intentional damage to a protected computer, one count of conspiracy, one count of …

Fake LinkedIn emails phishing job seekers

Fake LinkedIn emails are hitting inboxes, trying to get recipients to hand over their CVs. The scammers are trying to impersonate the popular employment-oriented social …

Number of compromised records up 566% in 2016

The number of records compromised grew a historic 566 percent in 2016 from 600 million to more than 4 billion. These leaked records include data cybercriminals have …

Phishers offer WoW players free in-game pets

Avid World of Warcraft players are being targeted with phishing emails seemingly coming from Blizzard Entertainment, the video game developer behind the popular multiplayer …

Malicious spam volume hits two year high

According to the Kaspersky Lab Spam and Phishing in Q3 report, the company’s products blocked 73,066,751 attempts to attack users with malicious attachments. This is the …