The use of two notorious strains of banking Trojan that are able to silently infect computers, steal login details and empty accounts has spiked in recent months.
The hacker reportedly claims that he can track international flight data, access tax records and Interpol searches.
The Russian hackers' new phishing campaign involves the use of a blank malicious document titled "IsisAttackInNewYork".
Personal information of scores of people was reportedly publicly leaked via the Scottish Appropriate Adult Network (SAAN) website.
Multiple civil rights groups have brought forward the first major lawsuit against British intelligence agencies since Snowden's revelations on mass spying.
The hurdle echoes the legal battle between the FBI and Apple last year over whether the firm should help law enforcement authorities break into the iPhone of the 2015 San Bernardino shooter.
Officials from the NIC Asia Bank based in Kathmandu have been scrambling in recent weeks to recover from a hack on its computer networks.
Shadowy cyber-espionage group that has operated in secret since at least 2015 been exposed by security researchers from Symantec.
SchoolDesk is currently working with various local, state and federal law enforcement agencies, including the FBI, to investigate the source of the attack.
Hackers were reportedly distributing the ransomware, which may be linked to Russia, via a new phishing campaign.
Nearly 20,000 people have potentially unknowingly handed over their personal data and financial details to hackers, according to Proofpoint.
Some of the websites compromised belong to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, China's BDStar and the Armed Forces of the Philippines among others.
Sexual images of two more female WWE personalities – Maria Kanellis and Joseann 'JoJo' Offerman – appear to have been leaked online, reportedly after being stolen by hackers.
Dozens of social media users have spoken out in frustration after receiving scam messages on WhatsApp and Facebook which claim to offer a free voucher for UK supermarkets.