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Facebook chat-based phishing attack impersonates Facebook Security

A new phishing attack that's spreading through Facebook chat modifies hijacked accounts in order to impersonate the social network's security team.

Report: Phishing attack targets Apple customers

An email posing as one from Apple is making the rounds, attempting to steal users' credit-card information.

New MobileMe phishing scam attempts to relieve users of login data

While most treat the holidays as a time for goodwill toward all, scammers don't really seem to have gotten the message. Their latest tactic: a phishing scheme aimed at MobileMe users.

Researcher: Facebook's Timeline will be boon for hackers

A Sophos security researcher warns thatFacebook's new Timeline will likely make it easier for crooks to mine the social network for personal information they can use to launch malicious attacks and steal passwords.

Apple plugs phishing hole on developer website

The hacker group that flagged a vulnerability on an Apple development website that could have led to phishing attacks against Mac OS X and iOS says that Apple has fixed the problem.

Google boosts Gmail's anti-phishing feature

Google this week added an anti-phishing feature to Gmail that automatically displays the sender's address for some messages.

Hacker group warns Apple of phishing threat to iOS, Mac developers

Apple's website for Mac OS X, iPhone and iPad developers has a vulnerability that could lead to phishing attacks, according to YGN Ethical Hacker Group.

Hotmail and Yahoo users also victims of targeted attacks

Web mail users at Yahoo and Hotmail have been hit with the same kind of targeted attacks that were disclosed earlier this week by Google, according to a security software vendor.

Google says phishers stole e-mail from US officials, others

Google has disrupted what it believes to be a targeted phishing campaign aimed at stealing e-mail from government officials, contractors and military personnel.

Remains of the Day: Cruising altitude

It may only be Monday, but that doesn't mean there isn't plenty to talk about, whether it's rumors about the next generation iPhone 5, an exciting real estate investment for Apple, or a surprise visitor at the Apple Store.