In recent news, Bitcoinica was compromised by an e-mail server infiltration. The hacker then applied social engineering, using one of the administrative e-mail accounts to reset the root credentials ...
Just to be clear, I am not asking how to hack in these services, I am just curious. Let me try to explain. Since I know a little bit about computers, people automatically assume I know how to have, ...
I witnessed an interesting attack today. Someone was able to register a new Facebook account with the email address of a friend of mine. We don't know how it happened, because Facebook requires you to ...
FINRA, the ISAC and IC3 issued an alert regarding e-mail based attacks that attempt to obtain client contact information. They then use social engineering / persuasion to complete the attack. What ...
My friend's GMail account was recently hacked and the perpetrator sent out one of those classic "help I was mugged, I need money" style e-mails. (Edit: I know it's legit; my friend called me to tell ...