Malware Vendor Gets 9 Years, 4 Months In PrisonThe owner of a company that sold sophisticated malware that corrupted over a half-million computers in over 100 countries has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison.
Kmart Announces Major Data Breach Affecting Credit Card InformationKmart on Friday became the latest retailer to announce a data breach in its payment systems.
Dairy Queen Says Data Breach Affected 395 Stores This Past SummerDairy Queen announced Thursday that a security breach struck hundreds of its stores around the country this past summer – including some in the Tri-State Area.
Seen At 11: 'Click Bait' Internet Scam Hiding In Plain SightMost people consider themselves pretty savvy when it comes to falling victim to an online scam. But there’s a new cyber scam that’s hiding in plain sight that could make you the next victim of what’s known as “click bait.”
FBI: BlackShades Infected Half-Million ComputersMore than a half million computers in over 100 countries were infected by sophisticated malware that lets cybercriminals take over a computer, authorities said as charges were announced Monday.
Cyber Thieves Are Stepping Up Their Game And Your Smartphone Could Be Next On Their ListCyber criminals are infiltrating phones and tablets at an alarming rate. Reports of disruptive software or information gathering malware have increased by six-hundred-percent in recent years.
Seen At 11: Your Mobile Device Could Be Targeted By Viral VandalsSmartphone and tablet users beware – there has been a sharp increase in the number of criminal hack attacks on mobile devices.
New 'Ransomware' Virus Poses As The FBI, Tricks Victims Into Paying Phony FineA hot new scam is sweeping the internet, it locks up your computer and demand $200 to fix the problem. The virus has left some web surfers feeling tentative about using their computers.
Ask Asa: Beware Of Computer Scammers That Call Your Home Directly A panicky phone call from someone claiming to help solve your computer problems could wind up being more of a problem than a solution.