In an effort to stop spammers, the web giant rejects emails that include "highly restricted" character combinations.
A scam email, linked to a Russian phishing site, has been warning Australia Post customers that they need to pay to retrieve an uncollected parcel.
More Australians are getting scammed and they're losing almost $90 million a year to swindlers, with the number of people hit by phishing and identity theft cons almost doubling in a single year.
The ACCC is warning Australians about a phishing scam calling for payment of bogus gas or electricity bills, as part of a crackdown on online fraud.
One of the game maker's servers is breached -- allowing hackers to create a phony Apple log-in screen that prompts users for personal information. EA says it now has the situation under control.
Has your account been compromised? Have you recently won a contest? Chances are good a hacker is trying to reel you in.
In Google's study, the firm gets up close and personal with hijackers that target not businesses or governments, but you personally.
An investigation of what may be the world's largest credit card breach reveals hackers didn't just grab 56 million credit card numbers -- they stole tens of millions of email addresses, too.
Even the strongest passwords can be hacked, which is why Google urges users to adopt two-step authentication. A new USB drive makes it easier for users to safeguard their data.
Security firm iSight says the "Sandworm" team has targeted NATO, the European Union, Ukraine and industry through a previously unrecognized Windows zero-day exploit.