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Russian SMS Trojan for Android hits US, dozens of other countries
An Android Trojan app that sends SMS messages to premium-rate numbers has expanded globally over the past year, racking up bills for users in over 60...
Verizon breach report makes case for behavioral analytics
Verizon's annual data-breach investigations report makes a strong case for behavioral analytics technology that looks for anomalies among user...
Coding error protects some Android apps from Heartbleed
Some Android apps thought to be vulnerable to the Heartbleed bug were spared because of a common coding error in the way they implemented their own...
Mysterious malware steals Apple credentials from jailbroken iOS devices
A malware campaign of yet-to-be-determined origin is infecting jailbroken iPhones and iPads to steal Apple account credentials from SSL encrypted...
NEC launches face-recognition protection for PCs
NEC has launched a biometric security program that uses face recognition to unlock access to PCs.
Web apps and point-of-sale were leading hacker targets in 2013, says Verizon
Web application attacks, cyber-espionage and point-of-sale intrusions were among the top IT security threats in 2013, according to Verizon's...
Merchants, buyers on Dark Web get their own search engine
A search engine for the Dark Web has been launched in beta to provide easier access to marketplaces selling illegal drugs and hacking tools and...
Hundreds of medical professionals targeted in multi-state tax scam
Medical professionals in ten states have become victims of identity theft, after someone used their personal information, including Social Security...
Satellite communication systems rife with security flaws, vulnerable to remote hacks
Security researchers have found that many satellite communication systems have vulnerabilities and design flaws that can let remote attackers...
Michaels says breach at its stores affected nearly 3M payment cards
About 2.6 million payment cards at Michaels Stores and another 400,000 at subsidiary Aaron Brothers may have been affected in a card skimming attack...
Netcraft tool flags websites affected by Heartbleed
Worried about how the Heartbleed vulnerability may affect your personal accounts? A new tool may be of help.
Tor anonymity network to shrink as a result of Heartbleed flaw
The Tor Project has flagged 380 Tor relays vulnerable to the critical Heartbleed flaw to be rejected from the Tor anonymity network, reducing the...
Tor anonymity network to shrink as a result of Heartbleed flaw
The Tor Project has flagged 380 Tor relays vulnerable to the critical Heartbleed flaw to be rejected from the Tor anonymity network, reducing the...
Facebook users targeted by iBanking Android trojan app
Cybercriminals have started using a sophisticated Android Trojan app designed for e-banking fraud to target Facebook users, possibly in an attempt to...
Samsung and Amazon customize Kindle app, offer free e-books
Users of the new Kindle for Samsung app will get up to 12 e-books for free a year, as Samsung Electronics joins forces with Amazon.com to boost the...
Teen arrested in Heartbleed attack against Canadian tax site
Canadian police have arrested a 19-year-old man for allegedly using the Heartbleed bug to steal data about taxpayers.
How a cyber cob patrols the underworld of e-commerce
Melissa Andrews, a resident of Canada, is a cyber security "cop" for Payza, an international e-commerce payment platform operating in 97...
How a cyber cop patrols the underworld of e-commerce
Melissa Andrews, a resident of Canada, is a cyber security "cop" for Payza, an international e-commerce payment platform operating in 97...
9 Things You Need to Know Before You Store Data in the Cloud
The amount of electronic information (e.g., documents, images, emails, videos) organizations produce is staggering. Storing all your digital data in...
Lavaboom builds encrypted webmail service to resist snooping
A new webmail service called Lavaboom promises to provide easy-to-use email encryption without ever learning its users' private encryption keys...