The $43 billion Business Email Compromise threat

We take a look at the latest FBI report on Business Email Compromise which reveals $43 billion in losses from 2016 to 2021.

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Logistics giant warns of scams following ransomware attack

Sadly, the dangers from ransomware don’t end when the attack is stopped or the victim has recovered.

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Italian mafia cybercrime sting leads to 100+ arrests

Europol has announced the successful arrest and dismantling of an organized crime ring that is said to have ties with the Italian mob.

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Spear-phishing now targets employees outside the finance and executive teams, report says

Employees in “low profile roles,” such as IT and sales, are now favorite targets of spear phishing attacks, says a new report from Barracuda.

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Judge drops hammer, dishes 7 years slammer for BEC and romance scammer

We look at the recent sentencing of a scammer dealing in both business email compromise and romance scams.

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A week in security (June 21 – June 27)

A roundup of the most interesting events and happenings in the realm of infosec, from the week June 21 to June 27.

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Has Facebook leaked your phone number?

A giant collection of personal information from an old Facebook data leak has emerged. Find out why it matters and what you can do about it.

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Report reveals the staggering scale of Business Email Compromise losses

A new report from the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), shows that businesses lost $1.8 billion to BEC scams in 2020.

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A week in security (March 1 – 7)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from March 1 – 7, including Ryuk going worm, Exchange servers under attack, stolen VPN data, and more.

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A week in security (January 18 – January 24)

An action-packed week on Malwarebytes Labs with ZeroLogon, DNSPooq, WhatsApp privacy, Tiktok settings, Zoom watermarking, and more.

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