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Hackers are exploiting Zoom’s newfound popularity amid coronavirus pandemic

Hackers are exploiting Zoom’s newfound popularity amid coronavirus pandemic

With so many people working from home or looking to connect with family and friends amid the coronavirus pandemic, video conferencing platform Zoom is having a big moment. So of course, this makes
Google Sees Rise in State-Sponsored Hackers Posing as Journalists

Google Sees Rise in State-Sponsored Hackers Posing as Journalists

Government-backed hackers intent on spreading malware and disinformation online are masquerading increasingly as members of the press, according to new claims by Google’s threat analysis group. The

The US took its first enforcement action against coronavirus-related fraud

As if we don't already have enough problems right now, everyone must also protect themselves from online fraudsters seeking to profit from an unprecedented global crisis. Here's how.
How to Avoid the Worst Online Scams

How to Avoid the Worst Online Scams

Phishing, malware, and more only escalate in times of uncertainty. Here's how to protect yourself.
Coronavirus Sets the Stage for Hacking Mayhem

Coronavirus Sets the Stage for Hacking Mayhem

As more people work from home and anxiety mounts, expect cyberattacks of all sorts to take advantage.
Coronavirus panic is creating a scammer’s paradise. Don’t let your guard down

Coronavirus panic is creating a scammer’s paradise. Don’t let your guard down

Email phishing attempts are likely to rise, says cybersecurity expert
The Internet is drowning in COVID-19-related malware and phishing scams

The Internet is drowning in COVID-19-related malware and phishing scams

Emails and websites promise info about the pandemic. In reality, they're shams.
How to Avoid Coronavirus Scams

How to Avoid Coronavirus Scams

There are a lot of people trying to make money off coronavirus anxiety right now, whether by charging $79 for a bottle of Purell, selling counterfeit face masks on Etsy, or claiming that you can cure
How to Avoid Coronavirus Scams

How to Avoid Coronavirus Scams

There are a lot of people trying to make money off coronavirus anxiety right now, whether by charging $79 for a bottle of Purell, selling counterfeit face masks on Etsy, or claiming that you can cure

Hackers are targeting other hackers by infecting their tools with malware

A newly discovered malware campaign suggests that hackers have themselves become the targets of other hackers, who are infecting and repackaging popular hacking tools with malware. Cybereason’s Amit
Beware of cybercriminals who are taking advantage of coronavirus fears with fake websites and phishing schemes

Beware of cybercriminals who are taking advantage of coronavirus fears with fake websites and phishing schemes

The best way to protect yourself is to be wary of lookalike URLs and email addresses, and to not open attachments or download anything from an unfamiliar source.
Cybercriminals are taking advantage of coronavirus fears with fake websites and phishing schemes

Cybercriminals are taking advantage of coronavirus fears with fake websites and phishing schemes

Exploiting a public health crisis for personal gain is the dastardly crime of our times. The research arm of security firm Check Point has found that cybercriminals around the globe have launched
How to Avoid the New 'NetSupport Manager' Phishing Scam

How to Avoid the New 'NetSupport Manager' Phishing Scam

Phishing scams have been around since the earliest days of email, but the basic tactic is the same: Hackers email you fake links or files that dupe you into coughing up personal info or installing
Shark Tank host just lost nearly $400,000 in an email scam

Shark Tank host just lost nearly $400,000 in an email scam

Barbara Corcoran's bookkeeper was tricked into wiring the cash to fraudsters
“Publicada una foto, pierdes el control”. Seis consejos para un uso seguro de Internet

“Publicada una foto, pierdes el control”. Seis consejos para un uso seguro de Internet

Las contraseñas sencillas pueden ser descubiertas en un par de horas con herramientas que están al alcance de cualquiera en la red
Beware Email Attachment Scams This Tax Season

Beware Email Attachment Scams This Tax Season

It’s so easy to do your taxes from the comfort of your home. Even if you’re working with a tax preparer instead of using one of the many online options, you barely even need to talk by phone anymore.

Microsoft’s Defender security software is coming to iOS and Android

Despite Apple and Google's best efforts, malware and malicious apps are still a big concern on iOS and Android. So today, Microsoft announced that it's bringing its Defender Advanced Threat Protection
Coronavirus-themed malware is spreading, report says

Coronavirus-themed malware is spreading, report says

While the number of people affected by the coronavirus is climbing daily, it's another form of virus that has analysts worried elsewhere. Coronavirus-themed malware is starting to spread, according to
Don't Click on Links in Texts From 'Your Bank'

Don't Click on Links in Texts From 'Your Bank'

If you get a text from someone claiming to be your bank, don’t click on the link. A new mobile phishing scam is texting people in the US and Canada claiming to be your bank. When you click on the

After Math: Stunning figures

The news just wouldn't stop dropping this week. First, Parasite absolutely dominated the Oscars, everyone was convinced Bill Gates bought a hydrogen-powered mega-yacht for a hot second (surprise, he