Windows 10 will build in standards-based two-factor authentication to every device, effectively neutering most phishing attacks and password database breaches. The company also announced new features aimed at securing corporate machines from malware attacks and data leaks.
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Firefox has blocked known phishing and malware sites for some time. Now it will check reputation on individual files and soon use file signatures.
New designs for interstitial warning pages for malware and phishing sites detected by Google Safe Browsing are simpler.
ThreatData essentially pools data related to malware, phishing, and other online risks across the Internet for both real-time and long-term analysis.
Netcraft has identified large numbers of phishing and malware sites built on compromised WordPress blogs. The popular blogging platform is also popular with Internet criminals.
A new report finds that number of mobile malware modifications designed for phishing users' banking and bank card information jumped by a factor of 20 last year.
The company has issued a warning that a malicious email campaign is underway using Adobe software licenses as a lure. Adobe calls it a phishing attack, but other reports say it contains a malware attachment.
[CORRECTION] Applying some of the more than 1.5 million new Android malware samples found this year, independent lab AV-Test compares Android solutions. They also look at usability, impact on system performance and other security features.
Google Docs has been used to distribute malware in the past. Now it is increasingly being used as a lure for phishing.
The three Asian markets are the origin of Web threats such as spam, phishing e-mail and Web sites, botnets, and servers hosting malicious content.
While Singapore's global ranking for malicious activities dropped two spots to 39, its healthcare industry and particularly SMBs were most hit by phishing, spam and virus-contained e-mails, according to Symantec study.
New measures being rolled out include stepping up payment authentication for online game sites and mobile payment services, and a dedicated app store for financial services to prevent downloads of phishing malware.
Days after the Go.USA.gov short-URL service's API became available to U.S. government employees, the department accidentally published the admin username and API key, allowing hackers to potentially create short URLs to phishing, scam or malware-ridden sites.
A new piece of malware is spreading on Twitter by getting users to click on a link that allegedly features a photo of them. There is no such photo on the other end.
What if a user does not need or cannot justify paying for the new features in a product upgrade that includes a security fix? That user is a sitting duck to malware attacks.
Malware distributors have launched a new wave of attacks aimed at taking over unpatched PCs and Macs. They look like routine messages from a bank or a social network, but instead of phishing for passwords, they're serving up malware.
I was nearly scammed into downloading malware today by a cleverly executed phishing email that just arrived in my inbox
Students are a prime target for online scams, from phishing to malicious sites. But why does the Generation Y, who lived through these scams for years, still fall for them?
My #1 help question of 2011? It's no contest: "How do I protect myself online?" In this post, I share the five steps I teach to friends, family members, and clients who want to avoid malware, scareware, phishing sites, and other online scams.
The anti-phishing enhancements will display more information about the origin of certain GMail messages, especially those spoofed or sent on behalf of someone else.
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