Ransomware now Being Spread through Ads

Ransomware Now Being Spread Through Ads

Sophisticated cybercriminals are now using adverts to install malware into users’ computers. The latest discovery is the use of infected ads which exploit a flaw in the Flash Player to install malware. A flaw in the Adobe Flash Player is being exploited by cybercriminals to install malware in the computers of users. In order to …

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US Insurer Anthem Hacked Again, Customers’ Information Stolen

Customer Information Stolen As Insurer Anthem

American health insurance company Anthem, formerly known as Wellpoint, has been hacked and millions of files containing sensitive customer information stolen. The hack was discovered last week and is being described as a “sophisticated intrusion” by the company’s cyber security. Health insurer Anthem has been hacked and sensitive customer information accessed. The company last week …

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Syrian Opposition Army Hacked by Agents Posing as Attractive Women on Skype

Syrian Opposition Army Hacked

Reports by American cybersecurity watchdog FireEye now indicate that the Syrian opposition fighters might have been hacked by government sponsored agents who posed as women online. The revelation might just explain why the war in Syria has been such a difficult experience for the opposition fighters and government defectors. In what must be the most …

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NSA, then Canadian Levitation and now Germany spying: Over 200 million phone records being collected everyday

Germany’s Foreign Intelligence Agency collecting over 200 Million Phone Records Daily

Spying now turning out to be a pattern across all nations, especially in the West and Europe, it is now being reported that the German Foreign Intelligence Agency, the  Bundesnachrichtendienst (BND), is spying on phones calls and text messages, reportedly collecting over 220 million records daily. The German’s have not been left behind in the …

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New Hack now Allows Gameboy Enthusiasts Play Games on Nintendo 3Ds

GameBoy games run on Nintendo 3DS

Don’t give up on your old GameBoy games, just yet. There now is a brand new and exciting hack to run old GameBoy games on the Nintendo 3DS. For any gamer the world over, nothing is probably more disheartening than having some old favorite games tucked away, knowing that one will never be able to …

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Forget the NSA, Canadian Surveillance System Levitation now Causing Jitters

Canadian surveillance system Levitation

The Communications Security Establishment, CSA has joined the league of massive internet surveillance with its new program by the name Levitation. The new program is like the NSA surveillance system except that instead of looking at internet traffic it surveils downloads and uploads of pictures, videos and notes online. At this point, you have probably …

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Kenya Set for Disagreement with China over Detained Suspected Chinese Cybercriminals

kenya china collision against suspected cybercriminals

Kenya and China are set for a conflict after Kenya detained 75 Chinese nationals and a Taiwanese over cybercrime. The East African country which has been a darling of the Chinese in recent years has refused to repatriate the arrested Chinese cyber-criminals despite  a diplomatic avalanche of requests from the Chinese. In December 2014, Kenyan …

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Hackers Now Reconstruct NSA’s Spy Device for Just $20

Hackers reconstruct NSA hacking device

Hackers led by Michael Ossman have managed to duplicate a cyber spying device that the NSA uses for just $20. The device that they have created is similar to what the NSA uses to install malware on computers and launch a man-in-the-middle attacks. The NSA reportedly buys the device for $20,000 each. The NSA has …

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Chinese cyber elements now hack Microsoft Outlook

Chinese hack Microsoft Outlook

The Chinese cyber installation over the weekend hacked Microsoft’s Outlook e-mail network. The man-in-the-middle attack was targeted at gaining a way through which to read users e-mails using their passwords and log-in details. The news was broken by Greatfire, an organization that monitors activities of the Chinese government online. The Chinese government has yet again …

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Google Angers Microsoft by Exposing Flaws in Microsoft’s Software

Google Angers Microsoft by Exposing Flaws

Internet giant Google has ticked off Microsoft by revealing bugs in Microsoft’s Windows 8 system. The revelation by Google was interpreted by Microsoft as irresponsible because releasing the information before Microsoft could patch the bugs put Microsoft customers at potential risk. Google recently revealed that there were bugs in Microsoft’s Windows 8 software. Windows 8 …

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