Saturday 28 November 2015

Cyber threats increase by one billion in 2014

A total of 6.2 billon malicious attacks on user computers and mobile devices were blocked by Kaspersky Lab antivirus products in 2014, one billion more than in 2013, the vendor of endpoint protection solutions reported. In 2014 Ka


Virus targets the social network in new fraud twist

In the world of cyber fraud, a fake fan on Instagram can be worth five times more than a stolen credit card number. As social media has become increasingly influential in shaping reputations, hackers have used their computer skill


GCC firms 'unaware of malware threat'

Majority of Internet users in the GCC region are unaware of the lurking online threats from malwares such as Stuxnet, Duqu, and Zeus, according to a survey. While majority of them have not heard the names of these dangerous online


ME online banking ‘worst hit’ by new Trojan

The Middle East’s online banking users are among the most sought after targets for cybercriminals using a specialised online banking Trojan, said a report. Egypt, Saudi Arabia Turkey, Morocco, Iran and Kuwait were among the world

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