In a recent blog post, researchers from the Spider Labs deivision of security firm Trustwave have revealed that, in a sustained worldwide attack, cybercriminals have used 'Pony' malware to infect the computers of digital currency holders; and have stolen approximately $220,000 worth of bitcoins and other digital currencies.
According to the findings of a new survey published by Visa Canada, digitally-connected young Canadians are regular targets of 'phishing' scams, in which fraudsters attempt to steal their financial information - including bank account number, card numbers, and social insurance numbers - for personal gain.
Hackers set off 60,000 security alerts at Neiman Marcus while stealing customers’ credit card numbersSubmitted by Sarabjit Heera on Mon, 02/24/2014 - 09:44
Microsoft releases temporary fix for IE zero-day vulnerability targeted by Operation SnowMan hackersSubmitted by Harkamal Singh on Fri, 02/21/2014 - 11:18
On Wednesday, software giant Microsoft released a temporary solution - 'Fix It' - for preventing exploitation of a new zero-day vulnerability in Internet Explorer (IE). The temporary fix from Microsoft comes almost one week after reports revealed that the vulnerability was being leveraged by hackers in "limited targeted attacks."
In a recently-released official blog post, President Barack Obama's Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Todd Park responded to the 105K people who signed an official petition on WeThePeople in an attempt to prevent Internet Service Providers (ISPs) from executing a move in which different rates could be charged from some websites for different speeds.
In a move which evidently stems from the massive Target credit card breach in December 2013, resulting in the loss of 40 million customer credit card details, recent reports have revealed that credit cards in the US will be given an overhaul.
As part of the credit card overhaul, all the credit cards in the US will be replaced by 2015.