Sextortionists return for Christmas – price goes down, threats go up

A week ago, a concerned Naked Security reader shared with us a “send us money or else” email that was a bit different from others he’d received in the past. The claims and the demands followed a predictable theme – one that we call sextortion because of the connection between sexuality and extortion. Simply...

Shipping giant Pitney Bowes can be added to the list of victims hit by RANSOMWARE

Pitney Bowes was affected by a malware attack which impacted some systems & disrupted client access to some of our services. We apologize for any disruption to your systems. We are working to restore affected systems. Please visit http://pb.com/systemupdate for updates. (Source Twitter @PitneyBowes).

Google researchers drop a bombshell- Targeted iPhone exploits from malicious websites dating back years

A new report from Vice today details discoveries made by Google Project Zero researchers that “may be one of the largest attacks against iPhone users ever.” The basis of the attacks is a series of hacked websites, which were randomly distributing malware to iPhone users.In a blog post, Project Zero’s Ian Beer explained...