Mobile Trojan clickers that are stealing money from Android users through WAP-billing have been discovered by Kaspersky Lab researchers. The trend is becoming common with thousands of affected users in different countries across the globe. Wireless Application Protocol (WAP) billing has been widely used by mobile network operators for paid...
Torrent sites have notoriously helped people download copyrighted content at no cost, challenging legitimate services. Despite its free-to-download, anti-capitalist nature, piracy websites still need money to keep the ball rolling. The Pirate Bay, for example, has been found to be using visitors' CPU cycles to mine Monero digital coins for...
GE signed a strategic partnership agreement with Hewlett Packard Enterprise that will bring GE Digital’s breakthrough digital industrial solutions at scale to the Middle East, Africa & Turkey. The three-year agreement with HPE, is the first collaboration of this scale and scope in the region, and will focus primarily...
Direct Pay Online Group (DPO) is the first payment service provider (PSP) in Africa to receive the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) Level 1 certification in 12 African countries. This comes after the successful completion of comprehensive audits in the Group’s global headquarters and all its...
Federal Government of Somalia is in the final process of storing software equipment meant to control or limit social media for security. Exclusive source told Radio Dalsan that the equipment was tested on the early days of Monday and it has proved its efficiency. According to the source, S/he confirmed to...
We are increasingly reliant on our technology. Because of that it is more important than ever to ensure we have the safety protocols in place to ensure our devices, data, and privacy are protected. Protect Your Devices Protecting your technological devices starts with physical protection. These devices are powerful machines when...
Slovakia-based IT and Security company; ESET early this week on Tuesday begun sending out warning about a new malware dubbed Joao that was discovered by their researchers and is currently targeting gamers. According to the company, the malware is spreading via computer games published on unofficial websites and is a modular...
Researchers at security company, Lookout, have identified a family of malware, referred to as 'SonicSpy' on Google Play Store, that can remotely control infected Android smartphones, the media reported. The samples of 'SonicSpy' most recently found on the Play Store, called 'Soniac', is marketed as a messaging app, the researchers said on Sunday....
A US judge in Las Vegas set a USD$30,000 (approx. 108.5 million UGX) bail last weekend for a well-known British cyber-security researcher accused of advertising and selling malicious code used to pilfer banking and credit card information. Marcus Hutchins, 23, gained celebrity status within the hacker community in May when he was...
HBO recently confirmed that it suffered a cyber attack, and it appears that a significant amount of data was compromised in the security breach. The hack was first reported by Entertainment Weekly. In a statement, the network said: "HBO recently experienced a cyber incident, which resulted in the compromise of proprietary information....