The world’s most dangerous celebrities … online, that is
Jimmy Kimmel, comedian and late night host of Jimmy Kimmel Live, has replaced Lily Collins (Mirror, Mirror) as McAfee’s most dangerous celebrity to search for online.
Cybercriminals more patient, eyeing bigger targets: Symantec
In 2013, there was a 62% increase in the number of data breaches globally from the previous year, resulting in more than 552 million identities being exposed, according to the latest Symantec Internet Security Threat Report.
For cybercriminals, Superman more popular than Spidey
With the rising popularity of superhero movies, security software specialist McAfee analysed what superhero search led to the most risky websites and found the ‘Man of Steel’ topping the list.
Facebook users most likely targets of account theft: Kaspersky
Facebook remains the preferred target for cybercriminals who specialise in stealing social network accounts, according to Kaspersky Lab statistics,
Trojans out for your credit card data and money, warns Kaspersky
67 mobile banking trojans recorded at start of 2013; by year-end, there were 1,321 Local money mules being used, hired under the guise of work-at-home schemes
Fans need to be wary of cyber scams during World Cup
With the 2014 FIFA World Cup a mere days away, Fortinet’s FortiGuard team is warning Internet users against an onslaught of Internet scams and attacks from the global cybercriminal community in the coming days and weeks.
Phishers and scammers targeting the World Cup: Kaspersky
As Brazil makes its final preparations to host the Fifa World Cup 2014, which will kick off on June 12, cybercriminals are building up their scamming campaigns aimed at football fans, according to Kaspersky Lab.
Every third phishing attack aimed at stealing money: Kaspersky Lab
60% of all phishing attacks using fake bank pages exploited names of just 25 organizations Fake bank websites were involved in twice as many phishing attacks in 2013
Linux Mail Server security boost from Kaspersky
Kaspersky Lab has announced that its latest Maintenance Pack (MP1) for Kaspersky Security for Linux Mail Server is now publicly available for installation.
Phishing scams and the human brain
Virus Bulletin's John Hawes looks at a study conducted by a mixed group of computer scientists and psychologists at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
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