Report: Mobile Phishing to Steal Government Credentials Increased 67% in 2020
In 2020, malicious hackers targeting government workers' devices drastically sharpened the focus of their phishing efforts on obtaining victims' login credentials-as opposed to delivering malware-making for more invasive and persistent attacks, according to a report from mobile security firm Lookout.
Universities Face Double Threat of Ransomware, Data Breaches
Institutions of higher education continue to have problematic password policies, lack multifactor authentication (MFA), and have a plethora of open ports - despite suffering dozens of ransomware attacks and targeting by attackers focused on stealing student information and university research, according to a new study published Tuesday.
Security professionals are considering questions over the privacy and wider security of hot new social network Clubhouse following a leak of private audio chats by a user who found a way to beat the system and stream them beyond the confines of the service.