Mobile banking Trojans spread through deceptive social media messages remain a problem for Indian smartphone users, warns Microsoft. India accounts for 4 in 10 global transactions made with digital payments, according to the National Payments Corporation of India.
The chief operating officer of an Atlanta-based cybersecurity firm has pleaded guilty and agreed to pay restitution of more than $818,000 in a federal criminal case in which he admitted hacking a Georgia medical center in 2018 in an effort to drum up business for his company.
Security company CrowdStrike said it had observed Iranian hacker group Imperial Kitten, also known as TA456, Crimson Sandstorm and Tortoiseshell, conducting web compromise operations between 2022 and 2023 to infiltrate Israeli logistics, transportation and technology companies.
Security researchers say an Iranian state hacking group is likely using spearfishing and a legitimate content hosting service in a cyberespionage campaign targeted against Israel. The hacker group, tracked as MuddyWater, likely mounted a new campaign after the onset of the Israel-Hamas war.
Hospitals, clinics and doctor practices have long fallen victim to cyberattacks and breaches kicked off with phishing emails. But with the advent of AI-augmented phishing, the lures are more convincing and could lead to even more scams targeting healthcare organizations, federal authorities warned.
Businesses don’t stand and operate alone. Organizations partner with an average of 10 third-party vendors to manage their operations. These firms include suppliers, manufacturers, service providers, software vendors, distributors, resellers, and agents.
Because of this large and diverse network of companies working...
India federal law enforcement busted tech scam fraud rings operating in locations across the subcontinent after Microsoft and Amazon shared intelligence with the Central Bureau of Investigation. Scammers allegedly operated call centers impersonating tech giant customer support.
Email is a major entry point for threat actors, who have evolved their tactics to bypass traditional security solutions and now leverage AI to make attacks more scalable and harder to detect. In response, organizations are buying AI-enabled solutions to bolster their security posture. This survey shows...
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Generative AI is all the rage, and for good reason. What used to take hours can now be done in minutes, and what...
Vietnamese cybercrime groups are targeting the U.K., U.S. and Indian digital marketing sectors with multiple strains of information-stealing malware, including the widely used DarkGate info stealer. Phishing campaigns have used fake emails purporting to contain job opportunities and salary details.
The FBI is warning plastic surgery practices and their patients of cybercriminals targeting their sensitive health information and medical photos for extortion schemes. The alert followed recent hacking incidents at several plastic surgery practices involving data theft.
Cybercriminals are disguising malware as phony browser updates on compromised websites. Fraudulent updates for Chrome, Firefox and Edge browsers are luring unsuspecting users into downloading malware that can steal data, take over devices or deploy ransomware.
Each year, financial scams cost banks up to $400 million in losses. Despite heavy investments in anti-fraud technology, banks are struggling to protect customers. Bank impersonation scams continue to be the most widely used approach for duping banking customers, said CEO of a stealth startup and the former senior...
A financially motivated hacking group turned cyberespionage operation targeted attendees of high-profile European conferences, including the Women Political Leaders Summit in Brussels. Threat actor Void Rabisu - also known as Tropical Scorpius and UNC2596 - has been honing its backdoor.
Hotel and casino giant MGM Resorts says the recent hack attack against it cost $110 million in lost revenue and mitigation expenses. The publicly traded company expects to recoup losses and costs to date via cyber insurance. MGM Resorts says that its investigation remains ongoing.