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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.

Malware's Stinging Little Secret
21 Sept 2015

Malware's Stinging Little Secret

What do successful but separate malware attacks against banking customers around the world, as well as the White House and health insurer Anthem, all have in common?

Target Breach: MasterCard Weighs New Settlement
19 Sept 2015

Target Breach: MasterCard Weighs New Settlement

Target's Aug. 17 settlement with Visa to reimburse card issuers up to a reported $67 million for expenses related to the retailer's 2013 data breach may pave the way for a similar revised settlement ...

Bigger Stagefright: Another Bug Found in Android
16 Sept 2015

Bigger Stagefright: Another Bug Found in Android

here's more bad news for Android users. In the wake of the discovery of the serious Stagefright flaw, which affects an estimated 950 million devices, security researchers say they discovered yet ...

Apple Malware Outbreak: Infected App Count Grows
14 Sept 2015

Apple Malware Outbreak: Infected App Count Grows

The number of apps infected in the first large-scale Apple App Store malware outbreak is far higher than was first believed, according to the cybersecurity firm FireEye, which reports that at least ...

Stolen OPM Fingerprints: What's the Risk?
12 Sept 2015

Stolen OPM Fingerprints: What's the Risk?

The reported severity of the U.S. Office of Personnel Management breach continues to grow, with investigators now reporting that substantially more government employees and contractors' fingerprint ...