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Pay attention! your smartphone sensors can reveal your PIN to hackers

Instruments in smartphones such as the gyroscope and proximity sensors represent a potential security vulnerability, researchers reveal.

29 Dec 2017 6:36 PM

McAfee report sees known exploits and fileless malware drive record new malware surge

Cybercriminals leverage Microsoft Office exploits, fileless powershell threats and more to create four new malware samples per second.

20 Dec 2017 7:54 PM

Mirai botnet came into existence to gain 'advantage in Minecraft'

A US court ruled out Minecraft as the major reason for the Mirai botnet’s existence.

17 Dec 2017 4:52 PM

Cybersecurity is one of top five business risks: Survey

81 per cent of the organisations have cybersecurity budgets of less than 10 per cent of total planned budgets.

15 Dec 2017 10:13 PM

McAfee previews five cybersecurity trends for the next year

McAfee forecasts developments in adversarial machine learning, ransomware, serverless apps and more.

04 Dec 2017 9:44 PM


Kaspersky’s latest technology helps businesses tackle stealth remote control

Newly patented technology using machine learning ML-backed up technology will support businesses in fighting advanced threats.

02 Dec 2017 9:58 AM

IoT devices vulnerable to cyberattack — thanks to weak password settings

By successfully hacking IoT devices, criminals are able to blackmail people or spy on them.

29 Nov 2017 11:14 AM

High-speed quantum encryption could stop hackers: study

To fight back against the common security attacks, scientists have created a high-speed encryption system to stop hackers.

25 Nov 2017 1:21 PM

Uber says it will cooperate with data breach probes

Uber has been in touch with the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and several states to discuss the hack.

23 Nov 2017 9:04 AM

Trump was a victim of hackers years before election

A further mystery is who the hackers were and why they did it.

07 Nov 2017 1:03 PM


Kaspersky obtained suspected NSA hacking code from US computer

The Russian government has denied any involvement.

26 Oct 2017 9:06 AM

Beware: hackers are targeting schools and colleges

Certain schools in the US are receiving threatening messages from hackers in exchange of destroying stolen data.

23 Oct 2017 3:26 PM

Microsoft responded quietly after detecting secret database hack in 2013

The Microsoft flaws were fixed likely within months of the hack, according to the former employees.

17 Oct 2017 11:44 AM

Researchers uncover flaw that makes Wi-Fi vulnerable to hacks

CERT New Zealand and CERT India asked users to apply security updates.

17 Oct 2017 10:08 AM

Joint Strike Fighter plans stolen in Australia cyber attack

Technical information on smart bombs, the Joint Strike Fighter, the Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft and several naval vessels were stolen.

12 Oct 2017 11:16 AM


Could cyberattacks knock out lights in the US? Not so easily

Concerns about hackers causing blackouts have grown since cyber attacks in Ukraine in 2015 and 2016.

12 Oct 2017 10:53 AM

Researchers warn of cyber risks for Olympic Games

Hackers could do damage by infiltrating stadium or scoring systems, or by releasing sensitive data on athletes.

11 Oct 2017 9:34 AM

Hackers were snooping inside Equifax as of march

The attackers then essentially cased the Equifax system for several weeks, the Journal reported.

21 Sep 2017 10:16 AM

Hackers used Avast's CCleaner breach to attack technology companies

Hackers who broke into widely used computer utility software in August tried to infect machines at Microsoft, Intel and other top tech firms

21 Sep 2017 9:42 AM

Researchers hack a phone's display without any hint

Researchers show that it is easy embed a malicious chip under the display and hack it without letting anyone notice.

23 Aug 2017 12:17 PM