In our story yesterday on how to get a free VPN trial, we briefly talked about the importance of encrypting your data whilst using public Wi-Fi. In this post, we’ll dig a little deeper into the subject and explain the different methods hackers are using to gain illegal access to your personal computer and how Read More
Well, that didn’t take very long, did it? Only a few short months after its release, the team behind Apple Pay is already working to clean up a series of hacks that have rendered their premier mobile payment service vulnerable to hackers skilled in the art of social engineering.
In what’s sure to take the cake as “largest heist in the history of modern commerce”, members of the research team at Kaspersky Lab have announced they had uncovered a massive operation undertaken by some of the world’s most sophisticated hacking rings, which netted everyone involved just over $1 billion by the time all was Read More
South Korea has admitted that the computer systems at some of its nuclear reactors have been hacked. This has raised serious concerns about the safety and integrity of its nuclear facilities, especially since the country is technically at war with North Korea.
The newest version of Zeus has just hit the scenes, and now it’s after your webcam, so says fresh research from the boys down at Kaspersky Lab.
Twelve months on from its infamous data breach, Target was ruled as negligent by a court this week, which will allow a number of financial institutions to proceed with their class action suit against the retailer.
According to a newly minted report from the Anti-Phishing Workgroup, nearly 85 percent of all phishing attacks on the open Internet are launched on behalf of hackers and criminal organizations from inside the red giant, China.
Although 2014 saw vulnerabilities like ShellShock and Heartbleed along with several data breaches on major retail stores and banks, most businesses still don’t have a full-fledged patch management process or a strong system to track sensitive data, according to a survey by Trustwave.
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
This week HSBC Turkey was hacked and saw 2.7m customers’ credit information stolen but the bank is refusing to reissue the cards, saying that not enough data was stolen to qualify as fraud. HSBC released a statement earlier this week but says that the stolen data cannot be used to make fraudulent transactions. “Our cards Read More