The Superbowl is an annual spectacle that everyone wants to be a part of—even scammers and cybercriminals. We have already started seeing several spammed messages that use the upcoming Superbowl XLIX as bait.
Facebook, Instagram, Tinder, and other sites were down for about an hour. Facebook is back up now and has sent a brief word of how a change in infrastructure configuration could have caused the outage.
A demonstration of how TorrentLocker works, from infection to extortion. Made possible by joint research efforts with Deakin University (AU), this video aims to show how devices get infected, and how to avoid becoming a victim.
There's a significant increase in the number of spammed messages with links that lead to various Russian dating sites. While these types of messages are fairly common, this recent wave is unusual in several ways.