Nov 15

Threat Intelligence: Bitcoin Giveaway Scam Targets Google

The Google Twitter account for its G Suite cloud subsidiary, which has more than 800,000 followers, has been the most recent target of a growing Bitcoin scam. Many have been asking Twitter to intervene due to the increasing success of these attacks and the growing ability for hackers to compromise verified Twitter accounts. When these accounts are accessed, attackers tweet out a falsified 10,000 Bitcoin giveaway, which equates to around $62,000 dollars.

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Feb 26

The Skiddies are Playing Dress-up

Script kiddies (Skiddies) are often the butt of many jokes from both security professionals and seasoned hackers alike, but they may have finally found a way to become a real threat.  Not necessarily an information security risk, like traditional hackers, but a financial risk. 

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