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.
Apple is prompting some of its iTunes/App Store/iOS customers to set up three new security questions and an alternate email, in an attempt to smother a growing wave of phishing and fraud.
A phishing campaign is spammed out, tricking users into handing over their Google login credentials to fraudsters.
Ushering in tax season, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released its annual "Dirty Dozen" tax scams for 2012.
One of TechCrunch's web servers is serving up pages which definitely don't belong at TechCrunch!
But it may not be the result of malicious hacking..