cyber security

Online Security - Friend Request from Yourself? Watch out for Facebook Fakes

A few weeks ago, I got a Facebook request from “myself.” I recognized it right away as a common Facebook cloning scam. The way it works is simple. Cyber-crooks snag a photo of you, usually right from your own profile page, poach any inform…

The massive Russian cybercrime operation stealing millions from advertisers - Inside ‘Methbot’

Security experts have uncovered what appears to be the biggest and most profitable advertising fraud scheme known to date. In a report released Tuesday, cybersecurity firm White Ops mapped out a massive operation through which Russian cybe…