August 17, 2015

Smartwatches aren’t so clever when it comes to security

Smartwatch manufacturers are failing to secure sensitive data on their devices, warned a Trend Micro report. The IT security firm said that smartwatches running Google’s Android […]
August 12, 2015

Malware now targeting non-jailbroken iOS 8 devices

FireEye security researchers have uncovered the first instance of targeted iOS malware being used against non-jailbroken iOS devices. FireEye discovered the Masque attacks against iOS devices after […]
August 11, 2015

Windows patches can be intercepted and injected with malware

Can you be certain that patches served through Windows Update aren’t laced with malware? Researchers at UK-based security firm Context demonstrated at the Black Hat conference in Las […]
August 10, 2015

New malware turns your computer into a cellular antenna

A group of Israeli researchers have improved on a way to steal data from air-gapped computers, thought to be safer from attack due to their isolation […]
August 5, 2015

Flash bites again: Huge malware campaign hits Yahoo ads

Yahoo has shut down a massive malware campaign that may have affected millions of visitors to its sites. Yahoo confirmed it had stopped the scheme, which […]
August 4, 2015

Active OS X 10.10 zero-day exploit installs malware without need for system passwords

A week after researchers discovered a new privilege escalation zero-day vulnerability in Apple’s latest version of OS X 10.10.4, an exploit has appeared allowing nefarious hackers […]
August 3, 2015

Mobile malware grew almost 3-fold in Q2 – Kaspersky Lab Report

[ssf id=1859453862] Kaspersky Lab has published its Q2 cyberthreats report highlighting key security incidents of the quarter and evaluating the Q2 cyberthreat level. 51% of web-borne […]
July 31, 2015

Malware targeting banks growing fast, Kaspersky says

More than half of all web-borne attacks that were blocked by Kaspersky Lab’s products were launched from malicious web resources located in Russia, a new report […]
July 30, 2015

‘Tape Your Webcam’: Horrifying Malware Broadcasts You to the World

The Internet is flush with webcam videos of people who clicked unwittingly on a malware link and opened their computer to anonymous miscreants intent on mocking, blackmailing or […]
July 21, 2015

Hacker remotely crashes Jeep from 10 miles away

Hackers took control of a car and crashed it into a ditch by remotely breaking into its dashboard computer from 10 miles away. In the first […]
July 21, 2015

Walmart, Costco, Rite Aid And CVS Share Identity Hack Woes

A third-party host of online photo sites has found itself hacked, and as a result, photo pages of at least half a dozen of the biggest names in retail […]
July 20, 2015

Hacking Team leak shows how malware can be snuck into Google Play

Italian security and surveillance company Hacking Team was most famed for supplying monitoring tools to governments around the world, but a recent security breach revealed the inner workings of the […]