Bitcoin mining botnet also used for DDoS attacks

A recently discovered P2P Bitcoin mining botnet has acquired DDoS capabilities, warns Kaspersky Lab expert Tillmann Werner. It’s main reason of existence has so far been …

Anonymous member charged with computer offences

Peter David Gibson, 22, has been charged with conspiracy to do an unauthorized act in relation to a computer, with intent to impair the operation of any computer or prevent or …

Have you been hacked this month?

I’m assuming the majority of people are sitting smugly reading this thinking “of course I haven’t!’ You do everything you’re supposed to do, …

One click away from digital disaster

61 percent of consumers click on links while online that take them to unexpected places, making them vulnerable to cyberattacks that can lead to identity theft, according to …

Confidence in online retailers sinks

According to a study of consumer sentiment toward online shopping and security by McAfee, only about a third of online consumers believe that most websites are safe for …

Search engine hack innovation

Attackers are increasingly leveraging the power of search engines, like Google, to successfully carry out automated cyber attacks against vulnerable websites, according to …