There’s no limit to the creativity that scammers and hackers call upon to commit cybercrimes. With better awareness and detection of the current methods, criminals have to stay one step ahead in order to continue to target new victims. One of the more recently discovered forms of a cyberattack against businesses is the watering hole attack.
In a surprising turn of events, the man who literally wrote the rules on password safety now says that he regrets it. According to an article by Robert McMillan for the Wall Street Journal, Bill Burr of the National Institute of Standards and Technology wrote the guidelines that many of us still follow today, some fourteen years later.
The spectrum of scams, fraud, and identity theft includes a wide variety of skill levels among criminals.
Hackers, cybercriminals, and online dealers in contraband have relied on an internet marketplace known as the “Dark Web” to conduct illegal business.
In one of the most alarming examples of “it’ll never happen to me,” a new study has found that too many consumers display a sense of invincibility when it comes to public Wi-Fi connections.