Micro-blogging site Twitter has admitted that specific locations included with some of its users' tweets were revealed without their permission last week due to a "bug". "We've discovered an issue for a small percentage of people who recently had location-sharing on, Tweeted from twitter website, and tapped to add an emoji or...
If you are an IT or ITES professional, you will understand it better that unless you are able to stay abreast with the frequent upgrades and newer versions that are constantly hitting the market, you may lose out on some very crucial functions and potentialities that are offered by...
A new report has claimed that several websites are targeting visitors to mine cryptocurrency without user consent through in-browser mining scripts. AdGuard, the adblocker tool to get rid of ads and online tracking, has come out with its report that claims 2.2 percent of top one hundred thousand websites...
Yahoo on Tuesday said that all 3 billion of its accounts were hacked in a 2013 data theft, tripling its earlier estimate of the size of the largest breach in history, in a disclosure that attorneys said sharply increased the legal exposure of its new owner, Verizon Communications Inc. The news expands...
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...
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...
The chief executive of Russia's Kaspersky Lab says he's ready to have his company's source code examined by US government officials to help dispel long-lingering suspicions about his company's ties to the Kremlin. In an interview with The Associated Press at his Moscow headquarters, Eugene Kaspersky said Saturday that he's also ready to...
Members of the Lower Chamber of Parliament have passed the draft law establishing the National Cyber Security Authority (NCSA) and determining its responsibilities, organisation and functioning. The Bill establishing NSCA was initially passed by parliament last October to safeguard private and government information and infrastructure against online crimes and cyber-attacks. However,...
Facebook is prohibiting developers from using the massive amount of data it collects on users for surveillance. This includes using such data to monitor activists and protesters. The company said Monday that it is making an existing policy "explicit." Facebook says it has already taken action against developers who created...
Kaspersky Lab’s annual Mobile Virusology report has revealed that 2016 saw a near-threefold rise in mobile malware detections compared to 2015 – with a total of 8.5 million malicious installations identified.Kaspersky LabKaspersky Lab This means that, in the space of just one year, a volume equivalent to 50% of all the...