It probably contains something nasty.
Cybercriminals are constantly looking for new ways to lure us into doing things that give them access to our online identity. The past month has been no different, with crooks targeting two popular applications in an attempt to target personal details: Facebook and Uber. While they are among the most trusted applications we use, when using them we need to be as vigilant as ever to the threat from potential scams.
It has a staggering 711 million email addresses.
An absolutely massive spambot has been discovered with access to over 711 million email addresses. The spambot, known only
As our homes become jam-packed with smarter devices in the years to come, they may help to makes our lives easier. At the same time, if they are not secured, they also can make the lives of cyber criminals easier by giving access to our whole network and all the devices on it. To be truly safe in our smart homes then we need to start applying the same security principles we already do with our mobile phones and computers.
The malicious ransomware attacks that affected computers in at least 150 countries on Friday could spread further as employees return to work this week, according to several cyber-security experts.
Malicious actors have a range of motivations, including geopolitical, ideological and espionage purposes. However, it is the financially-motivated cybercriminals we commonly see targeting the organizations we work with. These actors will go wherever the money is. Pure and simple.
New challenges include the emergence of the Internet of Things (IoT) and the Internet of Everything (IoE), the transition from IPv4 to IPv6 (Internet Protocol version 6) and the sudden proliferation of readily addressable end points
13,000 new devices are affected everyday.
Android smartphones have become victim to a powerful new piece of malware called ‘Gooligan’ with over a million devices believed