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How Virus Creators Get Caught

August 11, 2019

Some people believe in UFOs and poltergeists, someone in a bigfoot, and some people think that a developer…
Google Play Store is plagued by counterfeit apps?

June 25, 2019

There is an app for that. There always is. But is it real? Everything can be fabricated these…
How Secure Is Your Cybersecurity App, Really?

November 24, 2018

When people download cybersecurity apps, they expect — rightfully so — that those applications will make their phones,…
Hacked Smartphone Could Track Your Position In A Room

September 12, 2017

Researchers at the University of Washington created a program that turns hacked smart devices into active sonar systems. The…
Network Traffic Provides Early Indication of Malware Infection

May 23, 2017

By analyzing network traffic going to suspicious domains, security administrators could detect malware infections weeks or even months…
Scientists combat cyber-attacks on Twitter

October 1, 2015

Cyber-criminals are taking advantage of real-world events with high volumes of traffic on Twitter, such as the Superbowl…
Preventing the Click Up

September 9, 2015

The rise of digital devices and technologies has dramatically increased online activities for individuals, businesses, and governments. And…
The Technical Aspects of Antivirus Software

March 4, 2015

Those of us in the technology world use it every single day, but do we know what antivirus…
Introducing one of the most sophisticated espionage bugs ever discovered

November 26, 2014

Worry only if you have something to hide. Finchen The computer-security firm Symantec says it may have found…
Google removes Android malware used to secretly mine bitcoin

April 29, 2014

If you own an Android device, your phone might be mining bitcoin without you even knowing it. Five…
NSA has ‘industrial scale’ malware for spying

March 14, 2014

The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters at Fort Meade, Maryland, as seen from the air, January 29, 2010…
Kaspersky Lab spots mobile malware interest on bank accounts

February 28, 2014

Looking at data for 2013, Kaspersky Lab analysts said it is clear that the mobile malware sector has…
Security firms warn of increase in mobile malware and its increasingly regional nature

February 24, 2014

Credit: Lookout Two separate security firms are reporting on two different trends regarding malware on mobile devices. One…
US man sues Ethiopia for cyber snooping

February 19, 2014

The Skype internet phone program is seen in New York City, on September 1, 2009 A lawsuit filed…
Fixes in the works for Moon-struck Linksys routers

February 19, 2014

Self-replicating malware has struck some older Linksys routers and Linksys has acknowledged awareness of the malware, called “TheMoon.”…
Flappy Bird obsession is not necessarily an addiction

February 14, 2014

The bird that just won’t die. But can you live without it? Flappy Bird, a deceptively simple gaming…
Kaspersky Lab Uncovers “The Mask”: One of the Most Advanced Global Cyber-espionage Operations to Date Due to the Complexity of the Toolset Used by the Attackers

February 12, 2014

New threat actor: Spanish-speaking attackers targeting government institutions, energy, oil & gas companies and other high-profile victims via…
Espionage malware may be state-sponsored, researchers say

February 11, 2014

Eugene Kaspersky, CEO of Kaspersky Lab, takes part in a conversation entitled “How Cyber-Weapons Impact Global IT Security”…
Cryptolocker ransomware no cause for New Year celebration: Sophos

December 16, 2013

Cryptolocker encrypts a victim’s files and demands a ransom. From operating systems on desktops to software and peripherals…
Malware up, hackers bypass security safeguards, survey says

November 21, 2013

Malicious software is on the rise both on computers and mobile devices, fueled in part by hackers’ ability…
Security researcher discovers badBIOS malware that jumps using microphone and speakers

November 4, 2013

Highly respected Canadian security expert Dragos Ruiu has been fighting, he claims, an unknown bit of malware that…
Phone charger can place user on malware alert

October 7, 2013

More smartphones, more smartphone apps, and more busy smartphone users downloading apps have become attractive magnets for malware…
Apple’s App Store review process missed Georgia Tech Jekyll

August 20, 2013

Georgia Tech researchers figured out a way to bypass Apple’s safeguards in allowing new apps on the App…
Malware: Vobfus and Beebone infections are double-trouble

July 3, 2013

Vobfus and Beebone sound like two lovable crayon-colored goldfish still on the Pixar drawing boards: Wouldn’t that be…
Mobile malware explodes, hits corporate networks

June 26, 2013

Smartphone users have seen an explosion of malware in the past year, dominated by schemes targeting Google’s Android…
Research finds new channels to trigger mobile malware

May 17, 2013

Researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have uncovered new hard-to-detect methods that criminals may use…
New system to combat online banking fraud

April 19, 2013

A security solution which protects against the most serious threat to online banking customers, responsible for millions in…
Android infections tripled in 2012, “Bill Shocker” costliest mobile malware ever

April 16, 2013

Android has become an increasingly popular target for malware authors, a recent report (pdf) by NQ Mobile indicates. The security…
Security experts sound medical device malware alarm

October 19, 2012

Nowadays computers are literally everywhere. They control our cars, homes, phones and almost every other technology-related aspect of…
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