A tool for cybercriminals that promises to use stolen credit card details in a more ‘human way’ to bypass fraud detection has been found on sale for as little as $180, according to The Register. “Voxis Platform” is described as “advanced cash out software”, which will help cybercriminals earn “astronomical amounts” by mimicking human behavior on different
One of the most popular and useful security functions of mobile handsets can be turned against the owner.
Google has outlined the enhanced security credentials of the upcoming Android 5.0 – nicknamed Lollipop – in an official blog post.
Job centers across the United Kingdom are due to get a technological makeover, courtesy of biometric and signature recognition pads, reports IT Pro Portal.
Fidelity National Financial has been contacting an “undisclosed number of individuals”, notifying them that a selection of personal data may have been exposed after some of the Fortune 500 company’s employees had their email accounts targeted by a phishing campaign, SC Magazine reports.
A study by Microsoft has revealed that 42 percent of Americans face ‘weekly or daily’ attacks by cybercriminals trying to access their computers, Network World reports.
An exit node on the Tor network has been discovered to be slipping malware on top of downloads, according to The Register. The server, based in Russia, has been flagged as bad by The Tor Project, but this “would not prevent copycat attackers from the more than 100 exit nodes in operation.”
A selection of rival privacy conscious Tor routers have appeared on crowdfunding sites after the Anonabox was surprisingly pulled just days after smashing its modest funding targets.
Popular microblogging platform Twitter is taking bold steps to try and put an end to the password as we know it, according to Sky News.
Law makers in Britain are discussing a dramatic increase in sentencing for serious hacking offences, according to The Register. Currently in discussion in the country’s upper house, The House of Lords, the move looks to overhaul the Computer Misuse Act 1990, and includes a possible life sentence for serious hackers.
A proof-of-concept worm that can hunt network attached storage (or NAS) devices has been created by a security researcher. According to Tech World, the worm can target devices created by three different manufacturers.
Stationary and office supply store Staples is the latest company to be dealing with a credit and debit card breach, according to Brian Krebs at Krebs on Security.
Facebook has a system in place to scan public ‘paste’ sites for email address and password combinations to stay one step ahead of possible leaks, according to The Register.
Over 4 million UPnP devices could be used to assist in distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks, Akamai has warned.