Russian To Be Deported After Failed Tesla Ransomware PlotA Russian man was sentenced Monday to what amounted to time already served and will be deported after pleading guilty to trying to pay a Tesla employee $500,000 to install computer malware at the company’s Nevada electric battery plant.
Mysterious Malware Reportedly Infects Nearly 30,000 Macs WorldwideNearly 30,000 Macs worldwide have been infected with mysterious malware, according to researchers at security firm Red Canary.
UCSF Medical School Officials Pay Hackers $1.14 Million Ransom To Recover Stolen DataHackers who attacked computer servers at the University of California at San Francisco School of Medicine were paid a ransom of more than $1 million so researchers could regain access to data that had been maliciously encrypted by malware, according to university officials.
State-Sponsored Hackers Infected iPhones With Spyware; 'Most Serious' Breach Of Its KindSuspected nation-state hackers used malware-laden websites to infect iPhones with spyware in what security researchers are calling the worst general security failure yet affecting the Apple devices.
WhatsApp Reveals Major Security Flaw That Could Let Hackers Access PhonesWhatsApp has revealed a vulnerability in its system that could have allowed hackers access to its users' phones, with a London-based human rights lawyer possibly among the targets.
Scammers Trick Consumers Into Believing Their Computers Are InfectedAs ransomware attacks crippled computer systems in over 60 countries Friday, FTC and its state partners were urging Internet users to take measures to protect themselves online.
Microsoft Says Updates Protect Windows Users From Alleged NSA MalwareMicrosoft said the company had already built defenses against nine of the 12 tools disclosed by TheShadowBrokers, a mysterious group that has repeatedly published NSA code.
Russian Mastermind Behind Global Spam Scheme Arrested In SpainU.S. authorities are working to dismantle a global computer network that sent hundreds of millions of spam emails worldwide each year.
Authorities Warn Ransomware Now Top Cybercrime ThreatEuropean police agency Europol says the threat from ransomware has now eclipsed other forms of online theft.
Amy Schumer Most Dangerous Celebrity OnlineA search for the "Trainwreck" and "Inside Amy Schumer" star carries over a 16 percent chance of connecting with a site that carries viruses or malware....
Tech Savvy Kids Could Bring Malware Back Home From Public WiFiWhat your kids do on their gadgets at school can have an effect on your devices at home.
Sausalito Woman Bilked $120,000 In Florida Computer ScamA Florida man was arrested Saturday in connection with a computer scam in which he allegedly stole over $100,000 from a Sausalito resident.
8 Ways To Protect Your Computer From Ransomware – Don’t Be A Hostage!Learn to spot ransomware and protect your computer before you become a victim. Here are a few tips to keep you from getting taken hostage.
Google Launches ‘Safe Browsing’ System To Prevent Installation Of Unwanted SoftwareGoogle discovers more than 50,000 malware-infected sites per month. Whenever a potential threat is detected by the safe browsing system, it will display a red warning sign advising a user to stay away.
Would YOU Click? Twitter Bosses Email Staff Phishing Links To Test CybersecurityWould YOU be the one who unleashes a virus inside the corporate computers? Twitter and other companies are testing employees with phony phishing links to see if they click them.