Google has been forced to remove almost 300 apps from its Play Store after learning that apps were being hijacked for DDoS attacks.
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Huge data breach sees more than 700 million email addresses and passwords leaked publicly thanks to a misconfigured spambot, dubbed ‘Onliner’.
Security researchers at ESET have released new research today into the activities of the notorious Turla cyberespionage group.
Merciless scammers have no qualms about exploiting people's kind-hearted nature by spreading their attacks via social networks and email, linking to counterfeit charity websites designed to steal the public's payment card details.
To some extent, the security software industry relies on the idea that there is always a technological answer to a tech problem but 'always' is a big word.
Real Madrid’s official Twitter account was hacked with a post announcing the signing of rival Lionel Messi.
Malware coded synthetic genomes have caused skepticism within the scientific community, but new research might help to change that perception.
Replacement screens for cracked smartphones bought from third party vendors could leave you vulnerable to hackers, a new study has revealed.
Using smartphones at a bank might seem like the most routine habit in the world but sometimes these smartphones are being used as way to gain access to the bank's WiFi and sensitive data.
ESET researchers have discovered a new sneaky malware threat named Joao, targeting gamers worldwide.
Sony became the latest entertainment company to suffer at the fingertips of hackers after their PlayStation social media channels were temporarily hacked on Sunday evening.
Many of the components required to commit cybercrime can be bought and sold online if you know the right part of the internet in which to look.
While you might not think tennis and cybersecurity have much in common, both can be unpredictable and therefore require you to keep your eye on the ball.
General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) together with the growing number of data breaches are the most pressing reasons why small and medium businesses are implementing data protection technologies – including encryption.
Google has rewarded a Uruguayan student with $10,000 after he exposed a security flaw that could allow hackers to access sensitive data.
Stop! Should you really be clicking on that link you just received in your email? Gmail's iOS app is now offering some additional safety nets for the unwary.
If you search for cybersecurity or cybercrime under Google News the results can be depressing: so many cybercrimes, so few arrests. But over the past few months law enforcement has begun to strike back.
The UK Government’s Department of Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has announced that firms could face fines of up to £17m or 4% of global turnover if they fail to protect themselves from cyberattacks.
Ironically named for the criminal hackers that cybersecurity pros spend their days – and not a few nights – defending against, the Black Hat Briefings quickly earned a reputation for excellent technical content.
Encryption can be the answer to many data security issues faced by small and medium businesses. Apart from protecting sensitive information from unauthorized use,this technology can also represent another step towards compliance with legislation.