Hunting out malware hidden in short Twitter URLs
Hunting out malware hidden in short Twitter URLs

A team of scientists, who are hunting for malware hidden in shortened URLs on Twitter, has created an intelligent system to stop and search malware links.

Malware infection hits Apple's App Store

Computing giant Apple said Monday it has removed software from its App Store, after reports said hundreds of apps including some of China's most popular were infected with malware.

Malware targeting Android smartphones on the rise: Report

Malicious software targeting smartphones with the Android operating system is becoming more common, with some handsets already infected when they're bought.

Android flaw lets hackers control your phone
Android flaw lets hackers control your phone

Yet another security flaw for android users has been discovered that might affect 90 million android users across the globe.

Facebook to now help spot malware on computers

Social networking giant Facebook has partnered security software firm Kasperky to help its users detect and clean malware from their computers.

45% cos admit inability to measure cyber security risk: Survey

When it comes to cyber security, 45 percent organisations admit to their inability to measure, assess and mitigate risk, describing their capabilities in this area as "non-existent", a survey said Wednesday.

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.

Advanced cyberspying tool dates from 2008: researchers

The largest number of infections discovered - 28 percent - was in Russia, and Saudi Arabia was second with 24 percent.

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.

New malware can infect iPhones via Mac computers

A newly discovered family of malware has the capacity to infect iPhones via Apple computers, posing a security threat to devices that have been largely resistant to cybercriminals, researchers said.

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.