Monthly Archives: April 2017

TrickBot banking Trojan steps up attacks against UK targets

IBM X-Force researchers warn that this sophisticated malware family is fast becoming one of the most prevalent forms of data-stealing banking Trojans  By Danny Palmer | April 28, 2017   TrickBot is targeting dozens of UK banks, including 'one of the oldest in the world' Image: iStock     A sophisticated Trojan malware operation is…
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Online security 101: Tips for protecting your privacy from hackers and spies

This simple advice will help to protect you against hackers and government surveillance. By Zack Whittaker April,27, 2017     If you're at a protest or other high-security event and you suddenly lose LTE connectivity and are pushed to 2G, that could be a sign your communications are being monitored. (Image: CNET/CBS Interactive)    …
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Apple iPhone 8 to have ‘severe supply shortages’ at launch: Analyst

Apple's tenth-anniversary OLED iPhone -- and answer to Samsung's Galaxy S8 -- could have mass production delays thanks to supply chain difficulties.  By Jake SmithApril 26, 2017 (Image: CNET/CBS Interactive)   Mass production of Apple's upcoming OLED iPhone will likely be pushed back to October or November, as noted by reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo of…
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FalseGuide malware dupes 600,000 Android users into joining botnet

Malware hidden within guides for popular games, including Pokémon GO and FIFA, repeatedly slipped through Google Play security defences.  By Danny Palmer | April 25, 2017   Pokémon Go players may have unknowingly downloaded malware with their latest guides. Image: Getty Images       An estimated 600,000 users have mistakenly downloaded malware from Google…
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Why Windows 10 rollout is happening faster than shift from XP to Windows 7

Gartner finds that 85 percent of enterprises will have started a Windows 10 deployment by the end of 2017.  By Liam Tung | April 25, 2017   Better security, cloud integration, and universal apps are the top reasons why organizations are migrating to Windows 10. Image: Gartner         Microsoft's security-focused campaign to…
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