Mobile malware is growing at an extraordinary rate in China - with 25 times more detections of malicious programs last year than in 2011, according to official data released this week.
Making a mistake on Facebook or other social sites can cost a great deal - either in terms of accidental “oversharing", or allowing a cybercriminal access to your computer.
Game publisher Ubisoft has fallen victim to a website hack, which exposed data including email addresses, user names and encrypted passwords.
Atlantic Media CTO Tom Cochran emailed employees a fake phishing email supposedly from “Google Apps”, and found that 58% clicked the link.
The Home Campaign is a malware campaign that uses a modified variant of Darkleech to direct visitors to the Blackhole exploit kit. We want to give a better idea of the size and extent of this campaign.
Cybercriminals have targeted U.S. energy companies with a wave of brute force cyber attacks, according to the Industrial Control Systems Emergency Response Team (ICS-CERT).
Bitcoin is not the only crypto-currency targeted by malware now that a Trojan designed to steal Litecoins has been discovered. In this post we review recent discoveries in malware impacting digital money.
Instagram users were bombarded with pictures of fruit over the weekend in a spam attack that swept the photo-sharing network.
A telemarketing company has been hit with a $7.5m fine for repeatedly contacting people on the Do Not Call Registry - the largest civil penalty ever issued in a Do Not Call case.
Hit movies such as Man of Steel and World War Z have been used as bait to lure victims to spam pages on sharing site Slideshare, according to a report in The Register this week.
The source code for banking malware Carberp has been released online - raising the possibility a new wave of attacks using variants of the sophisticated Trojan.
Google’s Safe Browsing program is now flagging 10,000 suspect websites per day, the search giant announced in a blog post
Summer is here and school is out, what better time to take a look at improving the cyber protection on all of your household's many digital devices?
Hackers could remotely attack security cameras commonly used in banks and prisons - and either spy on secure facilities or replace “real” video feeds with fakes, according to a U.S. security expert.
Microsoft has said that it has “liberated” two million PCs worldwide from Citadel botnets after an action on June 5 which targeted 1,400 networks.
Security of data in healthcare IT systems is critical to patient care and patient trust, yet on average data on 17,000 patients is exposed every day in America due to security breaches. Why is this and what does it portend for initiatives like telemedicine?
Cyber attacks are damaging the world economy, a former White House official has warned, and leading economies need to put aside political differences to deal with the threat.
Medical devices including heart defibrillators, patient monitors and anaesthesia devices include a dangerous password vulnerability which could be exploited by cyber attackers, according to the FDA.
British Prime Minister David Cameron has been warned that telecoms equipment made by Chinse firm Huawei should be tested by security services to protect against cyber attacks.
Microsoft and the FBI have broken up a large portion of the Citadel botnet - a network which had stolen $500 million from bank accounts in 90 countries around the world by installing keylogger software on five million machines.