The danger within: 32% of users in United Arab Emirates under threat from malware hiding within their devices.
SIM cards vulnerable to hacking, says researcher
Millions of mobile phones may be vulnerable to spying due to the use of outdated, 1970s-era cryptography, according to new research due to be presented at the Black Hat security conference.
Unusual file-infecting malware steals FTP credentials, researchers say
A new version of a file-infecting malware program that’s being distributed through drive-by download attacks is also capable of stealing FTP (File Transfer Protocol) credentials.
EU Parliament approves stricter penalties for cyber-attacks
Cyber-criminals could face tougher penalties across the European Union under new rules adopted by the European Parliament, which include the creation of a specific offence of using botnets.
In a sea of malware, viruses make a small comeback
The computer virus seems to be making a subtle comeback. The term virus is frequently used as a catch-all for …
Microsoft falls victim to ‘Chinese’ cyber attack
Microsoft last week disclosed that it recently fell victim to the same type of cyber attack that targeted Apple and …
Doubts cast over Mega security
While the world’s online sharing community is excited about Kim Dotcom’s bold new venture, the file-storage and sharing service Mega, …
Hacked websites deliver Android malware for first time
Analysts with Lookout Mobile Security have found websites that have been hacked to deliver malicious software to devices running Android, …