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  • The Role of Smartphones in the Internet of Everything

    Trend Micro - Security Intelligence
    Ever since the mobile boom, smartphones have become an integral part of our lives, enough that they’ve become virtually indispensable in today’s fast-paced world. Not only do they serve to connect us to our friends and loved ones wherever they may be, but they also allow us to do our daily tasks and chores all […]Post from: Trendlabs Security Intelligence Blog - by Trend MicroThe Role of Smartphones in the Internet of Everything
  • The Role of Smartphones in the Internet of Everything

    TrendLabs - Malware Blog
    Ever since the mobile boom, smartphones have become an integral part of our lives, enough that they’ve become virtually indispensable in today’s fast-paced world. Not only do they serve to connect us to our friends and loved ones wherever they may be, but they also allow us to do our daily tasks and chores all […]Post from: Trendlabs Security Intelligence Blog - by Trend MicroThe Role of Smartphones in the Internet of Everything
  • Online Banking Challenges: Cybercriminals are Leveling Up

    Trend Micro - Cloud Security Blog
    European cyber criminals and their devious tactics to siphon money out of 34 banking institutions around the globe have been exposed. In what appears to be an unprecedented cross-platform attack (both PC and mobile) to defeat multi-factor authentication, Operation Emmental put a magnifying glass on a sophisticated campaign directly focused on circumventing enhanced authentication mechanisms...
  • 1H 2014 Spam Attacks and Trends

    TrendLabs - Malware Blog
    In the first half of the year, the spam volume increased by 60% compared to the data last 1H 2013.  We can attribute these to several factors:  the prevalence of DOWNAD and the steady boom of malware-related emails with spam-sending capabilities (such as MYTOB). Prevalent threats like UPATRE and ZeuS/ZBOT also employed spam as its […]Post from: Trendlabs Security Intelligence Blog - by Trend Micro1H 2014 Spam Attacks and Trends
  • 1H 2014 Spam Attacks and Trends

    Trend Micro - Security Intelligence
    In the first half of the year, the spam volume increased by 60% compared to the data last 1H 2013.  We can attribute these to several factors:  the prevalence of DOWNAD and the steady boom of malware-related emails with spam-sending capabilities (such as MYTOB). Prevalent threats like UPATRE and ZeuS/ZBOT also employed spam as its […]Post from: Trendlabs Security Intelligence Blog - by Trend Micro1H 2014 Spam Attacks and Trends
  • Android app market pirates busted by FBI

    Sophos - Naked Security
    Six Americans charged with large-scale piracy of Android apps.

    But what about their "customers"?

    Is there really an increased risk of malware from unlawfully acquired apps?
  • Hacker claims breach of Wall Street Journal and Vice

    Sophos - Naked Security
    W0rm's been quite busy and has already pulled this on CNET, and likewise is again offering to sell user data and server credentials for one Bitcoin.
  • eBay's StubHub ransacked for over $1 million, international crime ring arrested

    Sophos - Naked Security
    US police have indicted six people across four countries on charges of defrauding eBay's StubHub for over $1 million in pilfered tickets for things like Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake concerts. eBay says its servers weren't broken into; rather, password reuse and account holders' PCs being riddled with malware are to blame.
  • Fake US Anti-Spam Law Used in Latest Phishing Campaign

    Symantec Security Response Blogs
    Summary: 


    Phishers posing as banks are redirecting victims to a fake website then requesting logon credentials in order to compromise bank accounts.



    Contributor: Mayur Deshpande
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  • SSCC 157 - Routers, Browsers, Zombies and Sysadmins [PODCAST]

    Sophos - Naked Security
    Here it is...this week's Chet Chat security podcast.

    In this episode: fixing routers, trusting browsers, killing zombies and showing TLC to sysadmins.
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Warning: Tips for secure mobile holiday shopping

I’m dating myself, but I remember when holiday shopping involved pouring through ads in the Sunday paper, placing actual phone calls from tethered land lines to research product stock and availability, and actually driving places to pick things up. Now, holiday shoppers can do all of that from a smartphone or tablet in a few seconds, but there are some security pitfalls to be aware of.