Habitual use of Facebook makes individuals susceptible to social media phishing attacks by criminals, an Indian-origin researcher has found.
Terming Cyber threats as one of the greatest national security dangers, the US has said Obama administration has significantly enhanced government's capabilities to address this challenge.
Cyber criminals are settling into a comfortable place in the "Dark Web" where they test, refine and distribute malware for online thievery.
Microblogging site Twitter reportedly sent emails to thousands of its users, prompting them to change their passwords, but later clarified that the emails were sent accidentally.
Cyber criminals reportedly targeted retail shops in 11 countries using a malicious software called `Chewbacca`.
A fridge was among more than 100,000 devices hacked by cyber criminals to send out spam emails - in what may be the first proven cyberattack on household "smart" appliances, researchers say.
Seeking to disrupt organised crime, Britain will launch a new 4,500-strong elite force with sweeping powers to hunt down cyber criminals, drug barons, paedophiles and people-smugglers.
Cyber criminals stole confidential information and financially defrauded one in five major Australian businesses in 2012, a new has revealed.
Internet security experts have said top three buzzwords in Twitter - Barack Obama, the Australian Open and gun control - are currently being used by cyber criminals to lure victims on social media.
Cyber attacks in the UAE mostly target the banking sector, including the ATM and internet banking applications, says the official English magazine of the interior ministry.
Over 270 government websites have been hacked by cyber criminals between January and July this year.
Indian defence companies are increasingly becoming target of cyber criminals as they are vulnerable to breaches of cyber security.
Cyber criminals in India are increasingly looking at creating botnets to spread viruses.
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