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D-Link Bug Could Affect Over 400,000 IoT Devices
24 July 2016

D-Link Bug Could Affect Over 400,000 IoT Devices

It has been revealed that a previously disclosed serious vulnerability in D-Link IoT devices including baby monitors could affect more than 120 products around the world.

Adwind RAT Resurfaces—with a Zero Detection Rate
21 July 2016

Adwind RAT Resurfaces—with a Zero Detection Rate

The Adwind remote access Trojan (RAT) has resurfaced, after a few months, in a series of targeted attacks. It’s not your usual RAT—it can bypass antivirus altogether and claims a zero detection ...

CryptoDrop Tool Spots and Stops Ransomware in its Tracks
20 July 2016

CryptoDrop Tool Spots and Stops Ransomware in its Tracks

Security researchers have developed what they claim to be an “early warning detection system” that can stop ransomware in its tracks.

Trojan Delilah Recruits Malicious Insiders Via Extortion
19 July 2016

Trojan Delilah Recruits Malicious Insiders Via Extortion

Organizations have been warned of a rise in insider threats after a new trojan was revealed which is specifically designed to gather information on targeted victims so that malware authors can ...

Android Trojanized Adware 'Shedun' Infections Surge
27 July 2016

Android Trojanized Adware 'Shedun' Infections Surge

Security firms are warning that they've seen a spike in infections tied to a virulent strain of trojanized Android adware. Known as Shedun, the malware can root smartphones, survive factory resets and ...

Google Tests Post-Quantum Crypto
25 July 2016

Google Tests Post-Quantum Crypto

Quantum computing will pose a grave threat to the encryption algorithms now protecting everything from online banking and e-commerce to email and instant messaging. That's because today's algorithms ...

Trojanized Remote-Access Tool Spreads Malware
23 July 2016

Trojanized Remote-Access Tool Spreads Malware

Cybercriminals are silently spreading banking Trojans by bundling them with legitimate downloads of the remote-access tool Ammyy Admin, according to researchers at security firm Kaspersky Lab.

France Slams Windows 10 Privacy, Security Controls
22 July 2016

France Slams Windows 10 Privacy, Security Controls

France's data protection watchdog has slammed Microsoft Windows 10 for collecting excessive amounts of personal data and failing to use strong security controls. Under the country's data protection ...

Cyber Criminals are getting smarter, Organized and Sophisticated.
16 Feb 2016

Cyber Criminals are getting smarter, Organized and Sophisticated.

Just this morning alone I have received two specially crafted scam emails from cyber criminals targeting unsuspecting Nigerians (mostly those that have bank accounts). I must say I am impressed!

The next wave of cybercrime will come through your smart TV
16 Feb 2016

The next wave of cybercrime will come through your smart TV

Smart TVs are opening a new window of attack for cybercriminals, as the security defenses of the devices often lag far behind those of smartphones and desktop computers.

DDoS Warnings: Emerging Threats Pack a Punch
8 Oct 2015

DDoS Warnings: Emerging Threats Pack a Punch

By all measures, distributed denial-of-service attacks remain not just alive and well, but are growing more severe.

Experian Hack Slams T-Mobile Customers
5 Oct 2015

Experian Hack Slams T-Mobile Customers

Credit services provider Experian says one of its servers, which stored personal information for some 15 million customers of mobile communications provider T-Mobile USA, has been breached.