The internet has brought a lot of changes to the world. People are using it to communicate and stay in touch with family, friends, and colleagues. No matter their locations, businesses have moved to the open market and are using the global network to grow. Practically, almost all actions have shifted to the online world Read More
Symantec has discovered a new line of Android malware infections that turn the operating system’s own services against itself. “Android.Spywaller” poses as a legitimate Google Service designed to protect users via firewall to attack a user’s phone, rooting it from the inside out and installing a number of standard tracking packages including keyloggers and screen-grabbers.
At the recent Democratic debates, front-runner Hillary Clinton was quoted as saying that in order to combat the growing threat of ISIS, the government would need to work with technology partners to begin dismantling “encrypted communication that no law enforcement agency can break into”.
October marks National Cyber Security Awareness Month, powered by Stay Safe Online, an organization that promotes safe and secure Internet use. Stay Safe Online has partnered with Express VPN to help spread awareness of Internet security for children ahead of the next month. Check out this infographic below, which details the seven most important tips Read More
Hearing that an Android device is vulnerable to attack is certainly nothing new by this point. Year over year since its release we’ve been bombarded with news and stories about how Android is leaving mobile phones vulnerable to one deviant exploit or another, but now a new discovery from Palo Alto Networks may officially trump Read More
Game streaming site Twitch has reset all user passwords following news that there “may have been unauthorized access to some Twitch user account information.”
This week, a representative for the healthcare insurance provider Premera revealed that the core servers of their customer database had been breached, unearthing the details of millions of medical records and putting the majority of their userbase at risk for possible identity theft or worse.
Over a billion people were affected by data breaches in 2014, an all-time high, according to a blog post from IBM’s X-Force threat detection network. “If the year 2014 felt to you like a never-ending roller coaster ride of thrills and excitement within the world of internet security, you wouldn’t be the only one,” wrote Read More
If you’ll remember back a few weeks ago, we dropped a report on what could potentially be one of the most devious tools in the whole belt of what the NSA has to offer. After spending over a year tracking the movements of a group that the researchers at Kaspersky Lab only refer to as Read More
There is a much more level playing field for malware on iOS now compared to Android, according to Lookout Security, who says that iOS malware currently looks a lot like Android malware in 2010. With its newest infographic below Lookout attempts to dispel some myths around the existence of dangerous malware in the App Store. Read More