The 2014 Winter Olympics are set to start on Friday in Sochi, a Russian city located on the shores of the Black Sea.
A very convincing phishing attempt aimed at harvesting users' Google account credentials has been spotted by a security researcher (click on the screenshot to enlarge it): The email takes the form of a notice from Google, saying that a suspicious sign-in attempt has been prevented, and urging users to check the account activity.
Trojanized versions of the hugely popular FileZilla FTP client are being offered to unsuspecting users via hacked websites with fake content.
The more popular an online service or an app is, the more likely this popularity will be misused by cyber crooks to trick users into downloading malware or sharing personal and financial information.
Researchers have recently discovered a PC Trojan whose ultimate goal is to compromise the target's Android-running smartphone or tablet with information-stealing malware.
By subscribing to our early morning news update, you will receive a daily digest of the latest security news published on Help Net Security.
With over 500 issues so far, reading our newsletter every Monday morning will keep you up-to-date with security risks out there.