Bay Area Startup Says Russian Military Unit Is Hacking Ukrainian Gas CompanyA Russian military unit has conducted sustained cyberattacks against the Ukrainian gas company at the center of the Trump impeachment, according to Area 1 Security, based in Redwood City.
Authorities Warn Of 'Sextortion' Phishing Scam Using Real PasswordsThe newest "sextortion" phishing scam circulating online is targeting victims with threats of exposing their use of porn and actual passwords.
K-9 Helps Concord Cops Nab Student Hacker Who Upped GradesConcord police say a young man hacked into his school's computer network and gave himself better grades as well as changing the marks of others.
Facebook's New Tool Reveals If You're Being ScammedThe social network unveiled on Wednesday a security feature that lets you see a list of recent emails sent by Facebook.
Google: Hackers Steal Almost 250,000 Logins Each WeekGoogle is digging into the dark corners of the web to better secure people's accounts.
Defending Your Business: 4 Ways To Spot Potential Phishing ScamsProtect your small business from phishing scams by never clicking on a link directly from a suspicious email.
Extradition To U.S. Ordered For Lithuanian Accused Of Tricking Google, Facebook Out Of $100MLithuanian businessman suspected of tricking Google and Facebook out of more than $100 million be extradited to the U.S., local judge rules.
Evidence Shows How Phishing Scammers Hacked Into Clinton CampaignNew evidence appears to show how hackers earlier this year stole more than 50,000 emails of Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman.
Cyber Threat: 4 Ways To Protect Your Small Business From PhishingPhishing is affecting even the smallest of businesses these days. Here is what you need to know to protect yourself and your customers.
Summer Weight Loss Links, Diet Pop-ups Are Perfect Clickbait For CybercrimeA new study found the promise of a dream body in time for summer can make even the most Internet-savvy users fall prey to spammy clickbait.
Phishing Scam Targets iPhone Users' iCloud Accounts With Bogus Text AlertiPhone users are the target of a new phishing scam aimed at stealing their iCloud information.
Phishing Scam Dupes Snapchat, Seagate Into Releasing Employee W-2sA major phishing scheme has tricked several major companies - among them, the messaging service Snapchat and disk-drive maker Seagate Technology - into relinquishing tax documents that exposed their workers' incomes, addresses and Social Security numbers.
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.
Anthem To Offer Identity Theft Protection After Massive HackThe nation's second-largest health insurer said Friday that for two years it will provide credit monitoring, identity theft repair assistance if someone experiences fraud, and identity protection designed specifically for children. The services are available to all current and former customers since 2004.