TechCrunch: Microsoft: Hackers compromised support agent’s credentials to access customer email accounts

On the heels of a trove of 773 million emails, and tens of millions of passwords, from a variety of domains getting leaked in January, Microsoft has faced another breach affecting its web-based email services. Microsoft has confirmed to TechCrunch…

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TechCrunch: New Apple voice phishing scam looks just like a real support call

A new voice phishing scam is going after iPhone users in a clever new way: by making calls seem like they are coming directly from Apple Support. Brian Krebs reported today that a user, Jody Westby, got a call from…

TechCrunch: Two-factor authentication can save you from hackers

Getty Images If you find passwords annoying, you might not like two-factor authentication much. But security experts say it’s one of the best ways to protect your online accounts. Simply put, two-factor authentication adds a second step in your usual…

TechCrunch: UK says Russia’s GRU was behind a spate of chaotic cyber attacks between 2015 and 2017

The UK has directly accused Russia’s military intelligence agency of being behind a number of cyber attacks that took place between 2015 and 2017, calling them “indiscriminate and reckless” with a range of target types including political institutions, businesses, media…