You can thank India for one out of six spam messages in your inbox, up from one in 10 when SophosLabs last put out its list of the Dirty Dozen top spam-relaying countries. The UK has upped its spam output as well, meaning it's rejoined the dirty dozen after an 18-month hiatus.
Spam messages have been sent out by cybercriminals claiming to reward loyal Apple customers with $100 of credit to spend in-store if they just buy a $9 discount card.
It's a wonder that Apple makes any money with marketing campaigns like this! (Or rather it would be, if the email could be trusted).
Inventive spammers are up to their old tricks again, desperate to do whatever it takes to get you to click on a link to their websites.
Beware any emails which claim to come from email@example.com - it could be that you're being targeted in an attack designed to steal your AOL, Gmail, Yahoo or Windows Live password.
Can you phish without a phishing page? Research by a student at the University of Oslo in Norway finds that, with the help of a trusty URI, ‘Yes, you can.’
Phishers have taken advantage of the network disruption suffered by the O2 mobile network earlier this month.
The annual BlackHat conference in Las Vegas prides itself as "the best and biggest event of its kind, unique in its ability to define tomorrow's information security landscape."
That may well be. But this year's event has kicked off with a giant security boo-boo.
Phishing attacks succeed against even those who should know better.
Which all begs the question, "Why bother with security training?"
Two British men have been sent to prison for their involvement in a criminal scheme that targeted students and managed to steal £1.5 million.
More and more people are looking for love online.
Be careful not to find yourself reeled in by a phisher.
It's child's play to create a Google account, and use the Google Docs facility to host an online form.
But scammers are exploiting Google Docs to phish for passwords and sensitive information.
A recent phishing scam targets Norton users... or is that AOL users?
It seems the cybercriminals can't quite decide.
A 31-year-old US man from Atlanta, Georgia, admitted last week that he and his gang stole more than $1.3 million USD by phishing confidential account information from e-commerce sites.
The studio behind Star Trek Online, City of Heroes, City of Villains, and Champions Online suffered a user account database breach 16 months ago... and is only warning users about it now.