Wherever there is a victim to be scammed, a service to be hijacked, or an item to be stolen, there will be people ready to make a profit. In the world of gaming, the stakes are higher than ever: in-game items can now fetch thousandsShow More Summary
The Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges, victories, and emerging trends in Internet rights around the world. It originally appears each week on Global Voices Advocacy. Juan Arellano, Ellery Roberts Biddle, Hae-in...Show More Summary
Late last night. I was running a malware scan on my computer and reading a novel, Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel. The story, which is about a group of Shakespearean actors in a world devastated by a mysterious virus, was starting to get spooky so I set it aside, not wanting to read something bizarre just before bedtime. Show More Summary
More than half of "malvertising" attacks come from news and entertainment sites.
FireEye says a new virulent strain of malware buries itself in network traffic to avoid detection.
Security company FireEye says a Russia-sponsored group uses malware that mimics normal computer use while stealing sensitive files.
If your smartphone or tablet vendor doesn't fix the Stagefright security hole, this text-message based malware can be really scary. But you can protect yourself from it with a few simple steps.
Ever experienced stagefright before? I suppose imagining the audience to be naked might help, but when we talk about Stagefright: The Malware, then it is a different story altogether. If you are an Android user, then you might want to...Show More Summary
Android owners beware: Your device is likely at risk for malware that's transmitted via text message. The security flaw was discovered by Joshua Drake at Zimperium zLabs back in April. He informed Google, which makes the operating system, then publicized the bug on Zimperium's blog Monday. Show More Summary
There are many who support Android’s open ecosystem while others express concerns related to malware and security vulnerabilities that can put millions of people at risk. It’s not like Google isn’t doing enough to ensure that Android users are safe but when has that ever stopped hackers from trying to find a way in. Show More Summary
The best defense against any of your gadgets becoming flooded with malware has always been personal vigilance. “Hmm, this app looks sketchy and is from a third-party app store I’ve never heard of. NOPE!” But a new vulnerability, discovered by security experts at Zimperium, can attack your phone with just a text. Read more...
There's a scary-sounding story going around this morning about the "worst Android vulnerability in the mobile OS history!" (Exclamation point theirs, not ours.) The gist is that malware could be embedded in a video, which theoretically could be exploited without you doing a single thing. And, oh, just about every Android phone is vulnerable. So should you worry? Let's discuss.
Avast is one of the antivirus programs that can protect your computer from the dangers and the menace of malware. It is equipped with anti-spy technology, anti-rootkit, and the ability to protect your system. This app has got numerous modules. Show More Summary
Windows has gotten a lot of flak over the years as being a platform that is constantly targeted by hacks, malware, viruses, and so on, making it seem like Microsoft isn’t doing a good enough job of securing it. However when you’re one...Show More Summary
Today, we’re sharing more on security in Windows 10. Windows 10 has more built-in security protections to help safeguard you against viruses, phishing, and malware, it’s the most secure Windows ever. New features are now delivered through automatic updates, helping you to stay current and your system to feel fresh, so you’re free to do. […]
Notable security news items for the week ending July 24, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
Hacking Team code is the most professionally developed Android malware ever exposed.
A leak pushed hundreds of Gigabyte of data from Italian based company Hacking Team into the open. While analysis of the data is still ongoing, it resulted already in the patching of several critical vulnerabilities. Rook Security, one...Show More Summary
The Hacking Team and NSA leaks have proven malware is always stolen and appropriated, not just by the "bad guys", but all kinds of hacker. That can't be stopped, and rather than try to prevent the spread of malware by imposing inane laws, the US government should embrace it with some more creative thinking.
A division of Boeing wanted to work with malware firm Hacking Team to create a spyware-carrying drone that could infect computers via Wi-Fi, according to leaked emails published by WikiLeaks.