Jun 04, 2009 -Cybercriminals may be targeting YouTube account holders through spoofed e-mails aimed at tricking them to respond with their personal information, according to a TechCrunch.com post carried by The Washington Post.
May 29, 2009 -Increasing media coverage of large-scale IT security threats such as the recent Conficker worm could be undermining IT security, according to an FBI official, speaking at the recent RSA Conference in San Francisco.
May 20, 2009 -Government officials and information security experts discussed the federal government's ability to protect its sensitive information from data breaches and cyberattacks at a congressional hearing yesterday.
May 13, 2009 -Microsoft released patches yesterday for its popular PowerPoint program for PCs due to a vulnerability that would allow a hacker to gain complete control of a system, although Apple users will have to wait a little longer for their patch.
May 11, 2009 -Federal and state agencies are warning recipients of Social Security to watch out for scammers ready to trick retired and disabled people into giving up financial information or other sensitive personal information in return for their stimulus checks.
Apr 29, 2009 -Phishers and spammers are exploiting worldwide fear of swine flu to sell pharmaceutical products and steal personal information from anxious e-mail users, the U.S. Computer Emergency Readiness Team reports.