Iran wages cyber war from Hizballah bunker



Suspected Iranian hackers have targeted a number of US banks and financial institutions over the past few weeks in a sustained digital offensive.

Report: Faulty encryption leaves some Android apps vulnerable

A number of apps on the Google Play store may be leaking personal data.

Medical equipment riddled with malware

Viruses and other malware are running rampant through medical technology, security experts have warned.

The Pirate Bay seeks refuge in the cloud


The Pirate Bay has set sail for the cloud, where the site is now serving its file hungry BitTorrent users from several providers scattered around the world.

Google works on malware scanner as FBI issues Android warning

Google's reported to be developing a malware scanner for Google Play - with excellent timing, as the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has just issued a warning about increasing levels of malware targeting Android phones.

Mozilla pulls Firefox 16 over security concerns

Just a day after its release, Firefox 16 has been pulled after the discovery of a serious security flaw.

BAD, bad piggies!

Fake Bad Piggies games sold in the Google Chrome web store may have infected 80,000 users with malware.

Skype users targeted by ransomware worm

Security researchers are warning of a new Skype worm, spreading through instant messages in English and German to infect users with the Dorkbot ransomware.

Huawei and ZTE are security threat, Congress warns

A Congressional report due to be released later today is expected to recommend that Chinese telecoms firms Huawei and ZTE pose a potential security threat to the US.

San Diego counter-terrorism summit preps for zombie hoard

Yes, The Walking Dead may be all the rage among genre fans, but as we all know, the CDC recently reiterated that there is currently no known virus capable of causing zombie-like symptoms or outbreaks.

US banks attacked by enigmatic cyber assailants


The websites of US banks have under heavy digital attack for more than a week by unknown cyber assailants.

The security risks of BYOD



There are many of us who have absolutely zero interest in using a slow and outdated PC at work. This sentiment has given rise to the concept of BYOD, or bring your own device to work. 



Twitter DMs deliver malware

Twitter users are receiving direct messages, purportedly from friends, alerting them to Facebook videos in which they are said to feature.

Facebook denies revealing private messages

Facebook has denied reports that users' private messages from several years ago have been appearing on their public timeline.

Kamikaze drones expand kill zone

The Lethal Miniature Aerial Munition System - or LMAMS - weighs less than 5 pounds. Ultimately, the US Army wants the kamikaze drone to be capable of attacking a target up to 6 miles away in 30 minutes or less.

DHS wants robotic tuna

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)  is charged with protecting all borders of our country from all threats. 



German government: just say no to IE

Due to a major security glitch in Internet Explorer, the German government is urging its citizens to avoid using the browser.

Virgin Mobile login leaves customers open to hacks

Virgin Mobile USA customers are vulnerable to hackers, says one user who says he's been unable to get the company to take the issue seriously.

Four in ten Americans threatened by IE zero-day flaw

Microsoft is warning users of a new zero-day flaw in Internet Explorer that could affect hundreds of millions of people.

Anonymous spokesman arrested during online chat

Self-styled Anonymous spokesman Barrett Brown has been arrested at his apartment and taken into FBI custody.