Bootleg versions of a powerful tool called "Card Recon" from Ground Labs, which searches for payment card data stored in the nooks and crannies of networks, have been appropriated by cybercriminals.
AdaptiveMobile researchers reported finding a piece of Android malware known as Selfmite that spreads like a worm by sending out SMS messages to infected users’ contacts.
The purpose of a DDoS (distributed denial-of service) attack is to disrupt the activity of a service by flooding the servers with so much junk traffic that they run out of resources to process it.
Researchers at Trend Micro released a blog post detailing
the company’s findings regarding botnets and malware being hosted and controlled
through cloud servers.
On Wednesday, May 28th, TrueCrypt users were wondering why the anonymous developers of TrueCrypt suddenly kill the project and recommended a Microsoft encryption tool, BitLocker, instead. TrueCrypt was an open source software program that enabled you to encrypt your computer files using keys that were protected by a separate TrueCrypt passphrase.
Hackers are becoming more of a threat than ever before. Within the past few months, we’ve seen big corporations such as Microsoft and eBay become victims of security breaches. With cybercrimes on the rise, this is a good time to strengthen your online security practices. Here are some tips that may help secure your digital life from cyber breaches and attacks.
Lastline Labs, a cybersecurity research team (Engin Kirda, Christopher Kruegel, and Giovanni Vigna), conducted a research on Anti-virus technology and how they handle the latest malware threats.
Symantec has released an advisory to Apple device owners to “keep an eye out for emails attempting to phish for Apple ID login credentials,” showing various examples of how cybercriminals attempt to trick users into handing over their passwords.
Cybercriminals are using stolen Apple credentials to lock iPads, iPhones, and Macs and are doing this for ransom. The target users are mainly from Australia and New Zealand, but there are also some reports of victims within the United States.
The eBay security breach exposed customers' private information including mailing addresses, email addresses, date of births, phone numbers, and possibly additional information.