An explosion in the number of new Internet addresses has created a wealth of opportunities for criminals exploiting shady domains such as .zip, .kim or .party, according to an industry study published on Tuesday.
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Cyber criminals have infected hundreds of thousands of computers with a virus called "Pony" to steal bitcoins and other digital currencies, in the most ambitious cyber attack on virtual money uncovered so far, according to security fir
Fifty-seven per cent of companies do not use any specific tools to control third-party applications used by employees, a report said.
Cybercriminals have plenty of tricks up their sleeves for infecting a system, added the recent s
Although there are dedicated technologies which can automatically download and install security updates, these are rarely used – even by companies that have implemented client system management tools, a report said.
Attempts to infect users’ computers rose by 26.8 per cent globally to add up to 327 million in the first three months of 2010, a report said.
The geographical distribution of malicious attacks is constantly changing, said the quarterly rep
More than 60,000 cyber attacks were recorded in Bahrain in the first nine months of this year as cyber criminals targeted the Kingdom to steal bank data and credit card information, a study has found.
More than 60,000 cyber attacks we
Virtual worlds will experience more real-world trouble as cybercriminals work faster than ever this year targeting small to medium-sized businesses rather than individual home users, said Trend Micro, an Internet content security expert.
Global organised crime has gone high-tech, complete with auctioning sites selling malware and stolen bank card details, say regional security experts.
According to them, organised crime is now the major driving force for illegal web activi