Phishing campaigns have jumped from one or two cases a week just five years ago to more than 70 a day in October.
Articles by Kara Reeder
Authorities also arrested an Armenian man suspected of renting out Bredolab-infected computers.
More than 20 percent of clicks on pay-per-click ads were unintended or malicious.
McAfee researched significant data breaches involving stolen SSNs to come up with a top 10 list of the riskiest places to give out your SSN.
Zeus is the number-one malware being removed by Microsoft's Malicious Software Removal Tool.
Phishing attacks rose 52 percent in September from August.
Threats are up and growing in severity, but budgets are down, says McAfee report.
Microsoft's Malicious Software Removal Tool now detects Zeus.
Smart grids could provide attackers with the means to benefit financially or cause chaos.
When it comes to authentication, security experts agree that passwords just aren't enough.
Rajendrasinh Babubhai Makwana faces up to 10 years in prison.
Symantec boasts that Ubiquity is faster at antivirus scanning than traditional scanners.
Several malicious websites are displaying bogus alerts.