Router malware injects ads, pornographic content into websites
Router malware injects ads, pornographic content into websites

A recent report by Ara Labs claims that a news strain of malware is misusing routers to inject ads and pornographic content into websites.

Study says 1 in 3 top most-visited websites face risk of hack attacks
Study says 1 in 3 top most-visited websites face risk of hack attacks

A new study has revealed that one in three top websites that are most visited by people on the internet are "risky."

Pakistani cybersecurity firm stealing Indian data: FireEye

 A Pakistani cyber security firm, which has worked with the authorities in that country, has been found stealing information from the Indian government and defence establishments, a report by a US-based security firm FireEye said today.

Cyber scammers circulating fake messages on WhatsApp inviting users to try calling feature
Cyber scammers circulating fake messages on WhatsApp inviting users to try calling feature

 WhatsApp users across the world are being targeted by cyber scammers who are circulating fake messages inviting users to test the new calling feature that fills the phone with dangerous malware.

Malware can track your smartphone via power usage
Malware can track your smartphone via power usage

Without using location data, malicious software can track your smartphone simply by measuring the way it uses the power, computer scientists have reported.

Cybercriminals target telcos in India, other nations with Regin
Cybercriminals target telcos in India, other nations with Regin

Cyber criminals are using a new malware -Regin to penetrate and monitor GSM networks in India and other countries including Pakistan, Brazil, Germany and Russia, security researchers have said.

Hacked e-mails spread spam faster
Hacked e-mails spread spam faster

Spams spread faster and to more people when it is sent out of hacked or compromised email accounts, research shows.

Beware! E-ciggs can give your PC malware
Beware! E-ciggs can give your PC malware

A new study has revealed that electronic cigarettes have become the latest vector for malicious software that can be transmitted to computers.

Self-repairing software that fights back malware
Self-repairing software that fights back malware

New software has been recently developed that not only eradicates viruses and other malware but also automatically repair the damages caused by them.

Jimmy Kimmel is Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity of 2014
Jimmy Kimmel is Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity of 2014

International comedian and host Jimmy Kimmel has topped the Most Dangerous Cyber Celebrity of 2014 list, released by computer security company McAfee.

JPMorgan bank could be latest target of hackers
JPMorgan bank could be latest target of hackers

The largest bank in the US and sixth largest in the world, JPMorgan, and several other banks could be the latest target of hackers.

Millions of debit and credit cards prone to getting hacked by malware
Millions of debit and credit cards prone to getting hacked by malware

A malware that had infected Target's cashiering system late last year is back in the news once again, leading to the susceptibility of millions of credit and debit cards getting hacked on a larger scale.

Global crackdown nabs 90 `BlackShades` webcam spies

An international crackdown by the FBI and police in 19 countries has exposed a malware called "Blackshades" that enabled hackers around the world to secretly and remotely control victims` computers.

`Govts can lose $50 bn due to malware in pirated software`

Governments could lose more than USD 50 billion in dealing with costs associated with malware on pirated software, shows a study by the National University of Singapore (NUS) and research firm IDC.

Cyber criminals entrenched in `Dark Web`: Researchers

Cyber criminals are settling into a comfortable place in the "Dark Web" where they test, refine and distribute malware for online thievery.

Fake Flappy Bird versions running malware on Android

Soon after the original Flappy Bird was taken down by its creator, a host of fake apps mushroomed in third-party Android app marketplaces reportedly directing malware to unsuspecting users.

Indian scientists develop software to catch computer botnets

Indian scientists have developed a monitoring software that can detect the telltale signs of botnet activity on a computer and disable the malware.

Information stealing virus detected in online banking space

Cyber security sleuths have detected a "black" private information stealing virus in the Indian online banking transactions space and have alerted consumers who swipe debit or credit cards at shopping counters to make payments.

Amazon tops malware-hosting servers ahead of Google, GoDaddy

Amazon web services have become the biggest malware server in the world along with GoDaddy and Google, a new report revealed.

Microsoft to provide Windows XP anti-malware support until 2015

Microsoft has reportedly announced that it would stop supporting Windows XP this April but would continue to provide anti-malware support till 2015.