Signs that you are Being Hacked As the technology used by the world has reached great advancements, so has the advancement of online attackers in their sophistication in conducting detailed attacks that are not only hard to detect or trace, but are also virtually unfelt by the user upon their arrival.
Jun 25 2014, 11:19am CDT
80% of Flappy Bird Clones on Android and iOS contain Malware As if the Flappy Bird phenomenon wasn’t infectious enough to begin with, the torrent of clones that followed the app’s release might be leading to an even bigger problem. USA Today shares the data from McAfee Labs...
Jun 25 2014, 5:33am CDT
Top Smartphone Risks The world has reached a technological advancement at monumental levels. This development has aided people, businesses, and lifestyles improve by the creation of new innovations that simplify the way things are done.
Jun 11 2014, 4:28am CDT
New OpenSSL Defects: Is this another Heartbleed? OpenSSL is the same software that recently hit the headlines for the Heartbleed vulnerability. The 6 software defects (details available here) range in severity and impact and can allow an attacker to create a denial of...
Jun 6 2014, 3:20am CDT
BlackShades infected 500,000 PCs NEW YORK (AP) — More than a half-million computers in over 100 countries were infected by sophisticated malware that lets cybercriminals remotely hijack a computer and its webcam, authorities said as charges were...
May 20 2014, 5:42am CDT
New Android Malware on Play Store The malware has the ability to turn mobile Android devices into currency miners without the knowledge of the users
Mar 27 2014, 12:37pm CDT
Tips for Avoiding Malware Apps on Android Cell phones, especially Android-based devices, are a popular target for hackers. Millions of users’ smartphones have been infected by malware downloaded from the Google Play Store. Google screens apps before allowing them on the Google Play Store, but thousands of malware applications have been released.
Mar 25 2014, 2:58pm CDT
Android Upgrades Open A Backdoor To Malware, Researchers Show Updating software is to malware as flossing is to gingivitis: a basic practice meant to minimize the risk of infection. But a team of researchers has found that for Google's Android platform, operating system upgrades...
Mar 19 2014, 3:06pm CDT
New Virus Spreads Like The Common Cold - Via WiFi It started in the laboratory of a university in England. An airborne virus was cultivated. One that could spread like the common cold in densely populated areas, infecting all it came into contact with. It was called...
Feb 26 2014, 11:36am CST
Govt report: Cyberattacks not coordinated WASHINGTON (AP) — A multi-agency government task force looking into cyberattacks against retailers says it has not come across evidence suggesting the attacks are a coordinated campaign to adversely affect the U.S....
Feb 10 2014, 11:55pm CST
Taking Security Seriously after the Target Hack Yesterday, U.S. Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo noted that “uniform disclosure” requirements were needed for banking institutions, so that their customers were made aware precisely when a data breach occurs....
Feb 7 2014, 12:15pm CST
As Cyber Crime Matures, More Hacked Accounts Expected Last week’s arrest of Russian bank hacker extraordinaire Aleksander “SpyEye” Panin doesn’t mean online bank accounts are suddenly safer. Not that anyone thought they were. Bank fraud is here to stay and the guys behind...
Feb 3 2014, 11:47pm CST
Did Target Malware Teen Take A Piece Of The Pie? Security firm IntelCrawler has released evidence supporting the identity of the programmer behind the BlackPOS malware that infected Target and other major U.S. retailers as the 17-year-old Russian teen shown above....
Jan 18 2014, 8:46am CST
Report: NSA intercepts computer deliveries Report lifts lid on NSA hacker unit, says US spies intercept computer deliveries to plant bugs
LONDON (AP) — A German magazine lifted the lid on the operations of the National Security Agency's hacking...
Dec 29 2013, 12:06pm CST
FBI Admits Compromising of Freedom Hosting Tor Servers FBI admits what it did. Things are hardly what they seem to be at first sight. It is already revealed that a law enforcement agency being guilty of compromising Freedom Hosting’s Tor servers behind malware attack. And the unbelievable thing is it is none other than the FBI.
Sep 14 2013, 8:26am CDT
China's Internet Went Down by Largest Denial-of-Service Attack China has been hit by a large scale DDOS attack on early Sunday morning that has paralyzed the parts of Internet service in the nation. It has come under siege due to this act of sabotage. Many .cn websites went offline fully or partially for many hours inculding Amazon.cn, Sina Weibo and Bank of China.
Aug 26 2013, 6:32am CDT
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