IT Pros Also Guilty Of Risqué Selfies On Their Mobiles

It appears that Jennifer Lawrence is not the only one with risqué photos on her mobile device. According to a new survey from ESET, 39 percent of the UK’s leading IT professionals have also confessed that if they were to lose their phone, some of the photos and information they have stored on the device […]

WireLurker: New Malware Infects iPhones Via USB Mac Connection, Hunts For Pirates?

Security researchers at Palo Alto Networks have discovered a new strain of malware that appears to target mainly Chinese users. Dubbed “WireLurker,” it targets Apple desktop and mobile devices and has so far infected 467 applications designed for the Mac OS X operating system. The malware attack, described as “the biggest in scale we have […]

Emmental, The Swiss Cheese Of Banking Security

Researchers at Trend Micro have discovered a new attack centred around a hole in Android-based two factor authentication systems used by some banks in Austria, Japan, Sweden and Switzerland. The attack begins in a familiar way – the prospective victim will receive a phishing email that will appear to be from a well-known and reputable site. […]

Simplelocker Shows The Potential For Future Android Ransomware

If you have a computer at home then there is a very good chance that you have an antivirus program installed on it (its not completely dead yet you know), and if you run your own business then you likely have an enterprise security system in place, and you may even employ a team of […]

GCHQ And NSA Harvesting Data From Angry Birds And Other Apps

Spies in Britain and the US have been harvesting data from popular smartphone and tablet apps according to new revelations that come from documents leaked by ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Those documents suggest that games, social networking apps and mapping tools are providing the intelligence community with location data and information about users’ age, sexual […]