Security firm Check Point on Thursday, May 25, unearthed a number of Android applications that infected devices with malicious ad-click software. Among such apps, one had been available directly through Google’s Play Store for over a year until recently. How widespread the malware has yet to be determined, but the firm claims that it has […]
As governments become more attuned to the threats posed in the IT space, the first reaction is to reflexively clamp down on them.
Chipotle has announced that a data breach affected most of its restaurants, and hackers used malware to steal customers’ credit/debit card information. The food chain revealed on Friday, May 26, that malware hit its sales system between March 24 and April 18. Chipotle further mentioned that the data breach occurred on April 25, a week after […]
Researchers from the University of California Santa Barbara and the Georgia Institute of Technology have discovered a new class of Android vulnerabilities that have been named the “Cloak & Dagger” exploit. Google was informed about that exploit nine months ago, but some of the vulnerabilities are still present, even in the latest Android 7.1.2 Nougat. […]
It’s dangerous to go alone outside Google’s protective walled garden, but it’s the price you pay for free software.
Your personal data is worthless – it’s only when it’s processed by the Facebooks or Googles of this world that it has business value
The impact of data breaches can be measured in a company’s share price and customer churn.
After a chaotic week, courtesy of the WannaCry Ransomware attack, another vulnerability has been found that could lead to another exploit. This time, because of older Linux software still in fairly wide use. Another Weakness In the fallout of the original attack, researchers found the vulnerability in a widely used Linux networking software, according to […]
Five hospitals in Queensland are suffering from system failure caused by the security patches that were installed to protect the hospital from the global WannaCry ransomware attack.
First announced earlier this year as part of the country’s 2017 budget, Singapore’s IT office says it will put out S$2.4 billion in ICT tenders encompassing data analytics and Internet of Things sensors.