4 Benefits of Using a VPN Service While Traveling Abroad

This is a guest post from SwitchVPN Staying connected to the world while you’re away on business is an important way to keep everything running smoothly at the office, as well as help keep you sane during those extended periods abroad. Besides a great Wi-Fi connection, there are plenty of tools at the traveling businessperson’s Read More

DoubleDirect MITM Attacks Target Smartphone & OS X Users

Hackers are conducting MITM (Man in the Middle) attacks against iOS and Android smartphones using a new technique dubbed DoubleDirect, according to security researchers at the San Francisco-based security company, Zimperium. DoubleDirect allows an attacker to redirect the victim’s traffic to his computer. Once the traffic has been redirected, the hacker can steal details and Read More


Banking Trojans in Google Play Store Targeting Brazilian Users

Kaspersky Lab researchers have discovered two malicious applications in the Google Play store that were designed to appear as local banking applications in Brazil. The local Federation of Banks (FEBRABAN) in Brazil notes that more than six million Brazilians use mobile banking on a regular basis, so discovery of malware geared towards mobile users is Read More

London and New York Police To Trade Cyber Security Staff

Prosecutors from London and New York police have planned to send staff to each other’s offices to increase transatlantic collaboration in a bid to fight cybercrime. The London Police and New York District Attorney’s Office will exchange one member each this spring, and they hope that there will be an expansion of the program in Read More

WireLurker Culprits Arrested in China

A few weeks ago, we reported on a new style of iOS malware known as WireLurker that had been rapidly spreading throughout the Chinese market over the past several months. By posing as a legitimate application on the country’s third-party marketplace the Maiyadi App Store, WireLurker was able to record and analyze the content on Read More

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