A threat intelligence firm has taken a look at an online course that actually offers its students lessons on how to commit credit card fraud and gain access to online accounts for their own gain.
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A new form of Android malware has recently been discovered by Trend Micro, which can not only steal sensitive data from a device, but can also record audio and video without the victim's knowledge.
A new report by Lloyd's of London has found that a global cyber-attack could cost around $53 billion in economic losses, which could match the ones incurred during natural disasters.
While those in the US are still waiting to get their hands on the Essential Phone, the company behind it is already in talks to getting the device available in European countries, as well as Japan.
Google has introduced improvements to its spam filters in Gmail. It will now take time to analyze emails that are suspected to be phishing users. It will also warn Android users of sketchy websites.
The Action Fraud centre of the UK is now warning people about tech support scams saying their machine is infected by WannaCry, and then demanding a hefty amount of money as payment.
As part of an effort to combat technical support scams, the Federal Trade Commission in the US has announced a crackdown on the practice, highlighting 16 new actions with international partners.
A newly-discovered ransomware variant was seen using old techniques of victimizing users. However, it demands a steep amount to unlock files, exploiting the rapid rise of the value of Bitcoin today.
A GitHub user has devised a method to re-activate updates on Windows 7 and 8.1 PCs on new generation processors. He modified two functions that determine if a processor is still supported.
A web application developer found that Chrome and Firefox are vulnerable to homograph attacks, where a party deceives another by using legitimate-looking URLs, which can lead to phishing scams.
According to insiders, it seems that Apple is developing sensors that can help monitor blood sugar levels on the Apple Watch. If implemented, it can help towards better treatment of diabetes.
A new study has found that sensors found on smartphones can be exploited to reveal people's PIN and passwords. While some sensors ask users' permission, others don't, which can be used for snooping.
Today, Microsoft cuts off support for Windows Vista, unveiled roughly 10 years ago. We take a look back during its release, and give you a nostalgia-filled unboxing video of the operating system.
Security researchers over at McAfee have found that attackers are exploiting an unpatched vulnerability within Microsoft Office, which allows for full control to be taken of the victim's PC.
It's been revealed that Google has offered at least $880m to LG Display to ensure a stable supply of OLED displays, for use on its upcoming Pixel smartphones, expected to be released this year.