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How Secure is Your Mobile Device?

Everyone is aware these days that computers can easily become infected with malware and viruses, but not everyone realizes that the same thing can happen to smartphones and other mobile devices. Mobile usage is growing with every passing month, but this market is far from safe, and users should be aware of this. While mobile Full Article

Sochi Olympic Visitors Warned about Hacking ‘Minefield’

Over the last week, reports have already begun to surface over the apparently substandard accommodations at the Sochi Winter Olympics, but now it seems that there are bigger problems ...Full Article

Europol Warns About Wi-Fi Hotspot Dangers

The European Union’s law enforcement agency is taking measures to inform people about the possible dangers involved in connecting to a public Wi-Fi hotspot. Europol’s cybercrime center reports a ...Full Article

Hacker holding MeetUp.com hostage

Meetup.com CEO Scott Heiferman has announced that the company has been hit by a DDoS attack, one that left the site reeling for about 24 hours. The hacker in ...Full Article

Internet users warned to change passwords in wake of “Heartbleed” bug

A number of popular websites have issued a warning to their users to change their passwords ASAP, after the discovery of a major bug known as “Heartbleed.” The bug, ...Full Article

Snoopy Drone Hacks Smartphones While Airborne

You might think you know all the tricks to staying safe when you’re connected to the internet on your smartphone, but a drone called Snoopy might make you think ...Full Article

Brazil Drops Proposed Internet Data Storage Bill

Brazilian lawmakers have dropped the proposed bill which would have required all foreign internet companies to store data within the country. Ever since the National Security Agency’s activities became ...Full Article

US Added to ‘Enemies of the Internet’ List

Each year, watchdog group Reporters Without Borders issues a list of “Enemies of the Internet”, shedding light on governments and organizations seen to be attacking privacy or freedom of ...Full Article

Over 300,000 Wi-Fi Routers Hijacked by Hackers

Another attack by hackers has put more than 300,000 routers at risk, compromising Wi-Fi security for home and small-office networks by making malicious changes to the affected devices. Researchers ...Full Article

Largest DDoS Attack Ever Hits 400 Gbps

On Monday, the largest DDoS attack ever recorded was launched, directed at an unnamed customer of security service and content delivery network CloudFlare. Striking at a remarkable 400 Gbps, ...Full Article