While you may not have been held at gunpoint in the UK, something bad happened to your e-mail account. The how and what-to-do of it.
One phishing group -- called Avalanche -- was responsible for two-thirds of phishing attacks in the last half of 2009.
Facebook is taking steps to crack down on fake gift card scams on the site.
Google hopes to help users combat e-mail fraud and identity theft with a new feature that will alert Gmail users when suspicious activity indicates a potential compromise of the e-mail account.
Twitter launched a new link-screening service aimed at preventing phishing and other malicious attacks on users of the popular microblogging service.
Want to avoid becoming the victim of a phishing scam? Your first line of defense is usually a little common sense, Ted Landau writes.
Google confirmed that passwords for its free Gmail online e-mail service had been harvested by hackers, but downplayed the phishing attack as involving a "small" number of accounts.
Data on phishing attacks is often vastly different depending on the statistics collected by various vendors and other organizations.
RSA says phishers are now using Jabber to set up fraudulent online chat sessions on their fake Web sites.
Over the weekend, Apple responded to questions about how the new anti-phishing feature of the iPhone 3.1 software works.