Windows Trojan hacks into embedded devices to install Mirai

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Attackers have started to use Windows and Android malware to hack into embedded devices, dispelling the widely held belief that if such devices are not directly exposed to the Internet they’re less vulnerable. Researchers from Russian antivirus vendor Doctor Web have recently come across a Windows Trojan program that was…


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Kaspersky Lab presents new version of its flagship consumer security solution with enhanced data protection features

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Kaspersky Lab has presented the new version of its flagship security solution Kaspersky Internet Security, which provides users with additional opportunities to manage their Internet protection and to ensure their data safety. Kaspersky Internet Security is the security solution for the whole family; it protects Windows, Mac, and Android users…


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Health Data Hacking Incident Affects 29K at Texas Hospital

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Recent cases of potential data breaches include a health data hacking incident, a large-scale computer virus, and inappropriate patient data access. Texas-based Integrity Transitional Hospital recently reported a health data hacking incident that may have affected the information of 29,514 patients, according to the Office for Civil Rights data breach…


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Hackers target garda computer systems in ‘zero day’ cyber attack

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A major investigation is under way after gardai identified a malicious cyber-attack on their internal network. It has emerged that a malware threat took place last Thursday, forcing IT staff to shut down a number of the organisation’s systems. Serious disruption was caused, including some gardai being unable to use…


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Smart TVs, satellites, and billboards all hacked in Ukrainian war

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Black Hat The ongoing conflict between Russian and the Ukraine has shown the increasing sophistication of state-sponsored hackers and the casualties of war have included some surprising victims. Dr Kenneth Geers, senior research scientist at Comodo and coauthor of a NATO-funded study into the conflict, told delegates at the Black…


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The coolest US agency is starting a ‘revolution’ to get rid of computer viruses

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In the world of computer security, the bad guys are always 10 steps ahead of the good guys. But next month the mad scientists at the government’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will bring together a group of the world’s best computer security experts to see if they can…


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LGMS looks to expand beyond banking, financial services

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LEADING cybersecurity firm LE Global Services is looking to expand beyond the banking and financial services due to constant requests from other industries. LE Global executive director and senior information technology (IT) security consultant Fong Choong Fook said pervasiveness of computing today, in which handheld devices were connected to corporate…


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10 Steps to Secure Your Smart Home Against Cyber Attacks

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Within the last 12 months, the hype around smart homes and buildings reached an incredible peak, leaving 50% of the overall population wanting at least one smart device in their homes. Without a doubt, smart homes are on the rise, but besides the praising of smart homes and how it…


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Computer systems being targeted by Ransomware

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Not all kidnappers grab your loved ones. A growing online threat – ransomware – essentially abducts your computer system, putting data and services off-limits to users and demanding a payment to restore access. “We are seeing more cases of this – sometimes almost on a daily basis,” said New Jersey…


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Lenovo Might Face Claims Over Installed Malware

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SAN JOSE, Calif. (CN) – A federal judge said Friday that plaintiffs claiming Lenovo installed malicious adware on computers it sold to them have standing to bring their case, despite taking issues with some of their claims. “There are sufficient allegations for standing,” U.S. District Judge Ronald Whyte said Friday…


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A Dark Web Hacker Is Offering Ransomware for Free

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Ransomware is a real pain. It’s a type of virus that infects a target’s computer, encrypts their files, and keeps them locked out until the victim pays a hefty lump sum, often in bitcoin. For this, a blackmailer would usually either make their own ransomware program, or buy one ready-made…


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How to beat hackers exploiting the latest IE zero-day bug

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Organizations have a few alternatives for shielding against an as of late ran across zero-day defenselessness in Internet Explorer and masters say organizations ought to begin quickly. Throughout the weekend, security merchant Fireeye discovered an adventure pointed at guard and monetary administrations organizations utilizing Ie9 through Ie11. The endeavor was…


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Google Deleted Fake anti-virus app that hit No. 1 on Google Play Store

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“Virus Shield” an Android application worth $US3.99 per download in google play store has been deleted . The application stand as a top rated android application which has been working in 10,500+ devices, putting its take at close to $US40,000 for nothing at all. The app have only one functionality…


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Malware bites and how to stop it

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Antivirus software running on your computer has one big weak point – if a new virus is released before the antivirus provider knows about it or before the next scheduled antivirus software update, your system can be infected. Such zero-day infections are common. However, a key recent development in antivirus…


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5 signs that your computer is infected

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Oh, the not-so-humble computer virus. For decades, it’s been making computer users miserable. It’s like the common cold. You’d think someone would have cured both by now. Unfortunately, it looks like computer viruses are just getting stronger and smarter. In the early days, a virus would delete your files and…


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Computer Virus Prevention: 3 Things you can do

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Performing basic computer safety maintenance is your first step to preventing nasty viruses from infecting your computer. 3 things you can do to protect your computer: 1.Install anti-virus and anti-spyware software. At Carleton, all computer labs and staff/faculty workstations have Symantec installed.   Symantec is available to staff and faculty for…


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How to Avoid Android Malware and Other Android Security Threats

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Antiviruses aren’t essential on Android, like they are on Windows. However, proper security practices like not downloading and installing suspicious programs also apply on Android. Exercise Caution When Sideloading Apps Unlike Apple’s iOS, Android allows you to install apps from outside Google Play. While Google may remove apps from Google…


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Hackers Attack Bank Minutes After NSA Chief Warns Senate About Hackers Attacking Banks

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  Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency, took the stand in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday and an ambitious expansion of the Pentagon’s Cyber Command. “We’ve seen the attacks on Wall Street over the last six months grow significantly,” Alexander told the senators,…


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CYBER CRIME: Sunny Saturday disrupted

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A beautiful sunny Saturday visit to San Diego was horribly interrupted by the ring of my cellphone. A voice with a foreign accent told me he was from Dell and that the company’s servers had issued an alert that my computer had been hacked, likely by cyber criminals. My computer…


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