Criminals are using the tools intended to protect consumers to attack them through techniques that are becoming more successful with each passing month. Phishing — especially phishing involving websites claiming to be from financial institutions — is growing, and criminals are getting better at their craft. A new report shows how attackers are using messages
Bots that can launch hundreds of attacks per second are making account takeover fraud more difficult to defend against. Modern malicious botnets can do far more than launch huge DDoS attacks: According to a new report, criminals participating in account takeover activities are using botnets to launch more than 100 of these attacks every second.