Cybercrime reality through FBI eyes

Addressing the crowd gathered at the Information Security Forum’s World Congress in Vancouver on Tuesday, Shawn Henry, FBI Assistant Director of Cybersecurity, shared …

Facebook groups hacked through design flaw

Mashable reports that anyone can hijack a group on Facebook just by joining the group and registering as an administrator after the real admin has left. The group is then at …

Brazilian blackout not caused by hackers

Two days ago, CBS covered the possibilities of cyber war, power grid failures and cyber bank robberies. A couple of massive power outages that took place in Brazil were …

Cyber war is coming, the impact could be huge

CBS News reports that cyber war is a reality that, according to cyber experts, the US will have to be prepared for – and soon. Admiral Mike McConnell, Former Chief of …

Single sign-in gains ground

There seems to be a persisting problem: how to remember the passwords to all the websites you use and that require you to login? For myself, I chose to use a password manager …

Facebook continues to shoot down deceptive ads

In an ongoing battle against spam and deceptive ads and offers running inside applications, Facebook has terminated their business relationship with two more networks who …

Twitter users troubled by locked accounts

If you have been using Twitter for a long enough time, chances are you have been locked out of it at least once. If you haven’t, you’ve probably seen tweets of …

Mac malware disguised as game

Symantec shared an uncommon Mac malware type on one of their official blogs: a combination of malware and a game similar to the once popular Space Invaders. They detected the …

Intelligence agency hit by DoS attacks

According to The Local, Sweden is seeing her share of cyber disruptions and attacks this last few days. First a technical error blocked access to hundreds of Swedish websites …