In this day and age of connected everything, the rise of the Internet of Things might result in vulnerabilities across the different connected devices in our homes, cars and workplaces.
The malware attack that turned desktop computers into Bitcoin mining bots is far bigger than earlier anticipated with Yahoo reporting the attack may have been carried out for a longer duration, and that victims are not confined to Europe.
Yahoo users from Europe may have unintentionally been part of a Bitcoin mining scam after running ads with hidden code that mined Bitcoins, effectively turning the machines into zombie computers for the ad creators’ profit.
Plugging your smartphone into random USB ports to get a charge is a great way to pick up a nasty piece of malware, or get data siphoned from the device. One US security company is offering a solution to those looking for a quick plug.
A 21-year-old pedophile took his computer to the police after ransomware told him it had discovered child pornography and wanted money to unlock the computer again.
Google has made all Play Store-equipped Android devices running Gingerbread or higher more secure by making the malware scanner feature a part of Google Play Services, an app that is installed automatically on all Android 2.3+ devices.
Recent tests conducted by NSS labs concluded that Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 10 web browser blocks 99.6% of all malware.
A new discovery developed by researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham could act as a trigger to launch dormant viruses on your phone or computer. The trigger requires malware to already be installed on your device, and can activate them with the use of an an unknown and possibly undetectable signal. The signal