FTC joins 38 states in takedown of massive charity robocall operationOver $110 million was taken from victims who believed they were funding veteran, children, and firefighter charities.
$100 in crypto for a kilo of gold: Scammer pleads guilty to investor fraudThe case brings a new meaning to a cryptocurrency gold rush.
How ESET’s work on SafetyNet® helps protect children online
For over a decade, ESET and the San Diego Police Foundation have been working together to help keep children safe from online threats
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Microsoft Exchange zero-day vulnerabilities exploited in attacks against US local governmentsMandiant says attacks are taking place against a wide array of US targets -- local governments included.
Cyberattack shuts down online learning at 15 UK schoolsThe cyberattack also took email, phone, and website communication offline.
Airline data hack: hundreds of thousands of Star Alliance passengers' details stolen
IT operator Sita, which serves airlines including Singapore, Lufthansa and United, reports systems breach revealing frequent flyer data
Data on hundreds of thousands of airline passengers around the world has been hacked via a “highly sophisticated” attack on the IT systems operator that serves around 90% of the global aviation industry.
Sita, which serves the Star Alliance of airlines including Singapore Airlines, Lufthansa and United, said on Thursday it had been the victim of a cyber attack leading to a breach of passenger data held on its servers.
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Business Apps Spoofed in 45% of Impersonation AttacksBusiness-related applications like those from Microsoft, Zoom, and DocuSign are most often impersonated in brand phishing attacks.
Healthcare Still Seeing High Level of Attacker ActivityInterest in vaccines is driving all sorts of activity, reports say, from vaccine-specific phishing to growing bot traffic on healthcare sites.
Microsoft, FireEye Unmask More Malware Linked to SolarWinds AttackersResearchers with Microsoft and FireEye found three new malware families, which they said are used by the threat group behind the SolarWinds attack.
Microsoft, FireEye Uncover More Malware Used in the SolarWinds CampaignNewly discovered tools were designed for late-stage use after the attackers had already established a relatively firm presence on a breached network, vendors say.
Cyberattackers Target Top Russian Cybercrime ForumsElite Russian forums for cybercriminals have been hacked in a string of breaches, leaving hackers edgy and worried about law enforcement.
John McAfee Charged in 'Pump & Dump' Cryptocurrency SchemeJustice officials claim antivirus founder and associate fraudulently promoted altcoins via Twitter.
Microsoft rushes out fixes for four zero‑day flaws in Exchange Server
At least one vulnerability is being exploited by multiple cyberespionage groups to attacks targets mainly in the US, per ESET telemetry
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Secure Laptops & the Enterprise of the FutureThe enterprise of the future will depend upon organizations' ability to extend the company firewall to everywhere people are working.
New Social Security Scam Spoofs Government BadgesCriminals text or email photos of fake government identification badges to trick people into sending money.
National Surveillance Camera Rollout Roils Privacy ActivistsTALON, a network of smart, connected security cameras developed by the Atlanta-based startup and installed by law enforcement around the country, raises surveillance-related privacy concerns.
Paving the way: Inspiring Women in Payments - A podcast featuring Natasja Bolton
With more than 20 years in the technology industry, Natasja Bolton’s experience has largely been a positive one where she has felt supported by her male peers, teachers, and managers along the way. But where the technology world does itself a disservice to women, she says, is by not advertising the scale of the industry and the variety of jobs that are out there. In this edition of our podcast, Natasja explains why the perception of the industry might be one of the barriers for women.