2016 proved to be another year of devastating data breaches, spanning across multiple industries, across both large and small companies alike. There have been many sobering moments throughout the year, validating once again, that no one is immune to sophisticated
The CoreGraphics bug allowed hackers to take over Apple devices just by showing a picture
Apple’s latest update fixes a bug that lets hackers take over iPhones, iPads and Macs after showing a picture to users.
The bug, called CoreGraphics,
Hackers have perpetrated numerous attacks on iMessage users, bombarding unsuspecting Apple desktop and iPhone owners with messages in Chinese in a supposed attempt to steal personal information.
The attack begins as a text message in Chinese from an unknown foreign
Cell phone numbers are particularly valuable, as they have become the modern-day equivalent of your wallet. Your mobile device contains valuable information like your contacts list (a great way to get a list of your friends—future identity theft targets), affinity
Most new users are willing to encrypt all their communication and are often afraid that the data, collected from the devices of their children, can be misused. Starting from early October, 2016 mSpy has encrypted all the messages and contacts
Hackers have stolen over 348 million rubles (over $5.4 million) from Russian bank accounts using viruses that target Android devices, the Russian Kommersant newspaper reports.
MOSCOW (Sputnik) – The money was stolen between April 2015 and March 2016 using Trojans,
In all fairness, startups have a lot on its plates.
From raising capital to product development to marketing and public relations to just plain keeping sane, startups are typically very busy places. So while your startup may be struggling to
There’s no doubt about it – the federal government has gone mobile. Driven by both policy and the compelling nature of mobile computing, smartphones and tablets have become daily tools at all levels of government. No longer just for email
Despite Australians being the target of up to 100 malware threats per hour on their smartphones, two-thirds admit that they do not have any security software, a new survey has revealed.
According to the results of the survey — conducted
Ministers in the United Kingdom have been barred from wearing Apple Watches to cabinet meetings amid concerns they could be hacked by Russians, local media reported.
A ban on cellphones is already in place for ministerial meetings, according to The
A hacking attempt into the cell-phones belonging to chief elected officials and staffers of Democratic Party has been the work of foreign attackers whom Russian government possibly sponsored, believes the FBI.
The agency in an interaction with CNN reported that
The FBI has asked to examine the cell phones of a small number Democratic Party staffers as it investigates a possible hack, law enforcement and Democratic sources told CNN Tuesday.
The development comes on the same day Homeland Security Secretary
A blunder that Apple made in iOS 10 has weakened the encryption of iPhone data when backed up to iTunes
A flaw Apple introduced in iOS 10 has made it far easier for password crackers to brute-force data backed up
Traditional payment systems are witnessing heightened competition from digital and mobile payments because they present a convenient proposition to pay for goods and services. While these mobile payment systems appear promising, unsecure wallets are bridled with potential risks that can
You’ve changed your computer passwords and you stay away from dodgy Wi-Fi hotspots. But hackers have found a new way to access your online banking accounts — and it’s on the rise across America.
Hackers are accessing smartphone users’ bank
Technique known as NAND mirroring, which focuses on bypassing limit on password retry attempts, can be used to break into any model up to the 6
The FBI paid more than $1.3m to unlock the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone 5C,
Three news organizations filed a lawsuit Friday, Sept. 16 seeking to find out how the FBI was able to break into the iPhone of a gunman in the San Bernardino terrorist attack. The Justice Department spent more than a month
Cyberthreats are a serious and growing concern, according to the FBI, with cyber intrusions becoming more commonplace, complex, and dangerous. Zero day exploits, spear phishing, and sophisticated malware attacks have made headlines as companies lose billions of dollars each year
Americans are using their smartphones for banking at an increasing rate. According to the consulting firm AlixPartners, in the last quarter of 2013, approximately 82% of 18-25 year olds owned smartphones and 61% of that group used mobile banking apps.
Some people simply have to have the latest phone – teenagers, techno-hipsters, app developers, those utterly devoted to tasting every Apple product. Even some in law enforcement or those intent on keeping secrets (looking at you, Hillary Clinton).