Jean-Ian Boutin: Banking trojan threat is not going anywhere

In an exclusive for We Live Security, Jean-Ian Boutin, a malware researcher at ESET, shares his thoughts on the past, present and future of banking trojans.

Sophisticated webinjects ‘tailored’ to beat bank security

From its relatively simplistic and niche origins, webinjects have advanced significantly in recent years to become a more sophisticated beast.

8 security tips for gamers: go play with no worries!

It is possible to enjoy videogames by applying practical security measures that will keep us safe. In this article, we look at 8 security tips.

An Ashley Madison response plan: does your company have one?

The Ashley Madison data breach has created fresh cybersecurity threats for all organizations. A company response plan is needed. Here’s what you need to know.

Firefox Under Fire: Anatomy of latest 0-day attack

The recent Firefox attacks are an example of active in-the-wild exploitation of a serious software vulnerability.

20,000 NHS Wales PCs still running Windows XP from beyond the grave

An alarming number of computers in the Welsh National Health Service (NHS) are running Windows XP.

Is that really an appropriate level of security for computers that could be holding patients’ medical information?

What is the core idea behind applying ISO 27001?

This article looks at the core idea behind applying ISO 27001.

Facebook Security Checkup feature now available

Facebook has made a new feature called Security Checkup generally available after testing on an invite-only group, according to SoftPedia.

11 security mistakes you probably keep on making

When it comes to data security, hackers continue to exploit the biggest weakness – people. So, what are the top security mistakes we keep making?

Apps on Google Play Steal Facebook Credentials

Over 500,000 Android users targeted by phishing apps harvesting their Facebook credentials. ESET detects these trojans as Android/Spy.Feabme.A.

US petrol stations are vulnerable to cyberattack

More than 5,000 devices in petrol stations in the US can be manipulated from the internet, causing false alarms, closure of the petrol station and locking the monitoring services out of the system.

5 security tips to defeat cybervillains at Comic-Con 2015

The crowds at Comic-Con are a tempting target for cybvervillains, so get prepared with these top tips for keeping your data and devices safe.

Open SSL mystery bug to be fixed Thursday July 9

A new version of Open SSL is set to be released imminently, patching a single ‘high severity’ vulnerability.

Outdated Bitcoin mining software loses miners thousands

Bitcoin has issued an urgent warning that very recent transactions could be invalid, due to a glitch with older mining software that could cause Bitcoins to be double-spent.

433,000 Ford cars to be recalled because of software bug – would you have preferred an internet update?

Cars which are capable of receiving instructions via the internet (such as software updates) are potentially more at risk of being hacked or meddled with than those which don’t.

UK government tackles online abuse with anti-trolling website

The UK government has launched a new website designed to support victims of online abuse, while offering practical advice on how to report the abusers.

Cisco warns of default SSH key in several products

Cisco security engineers have disclosed that there is a single default ‘maintenance’ SSH key hardcoded into several families of Cisco security appliances.

Spiceworks application vulnerability disclosed

A serious flaw has been discovered in the Spiceworks application, which creates an admin account for anyone logging in using their Facebook or LinkedIn details.

Critical vulnerabilities in Windows and Adobe Reader exposed by hacker

A hacker has published an extensive list of Adobe Reader and Windows vulnerabilities based on his research into a relatively obscure area of font management.

Apple iOS and OS X flaws leave passwords vulnerable

A vulnerability found in Apple’s iOS and OS X devices could allow hackers to upload malware and steal passwords for services including Mail and iCloud

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