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Speak Up: Ransomware Attack Uses Voice Recognition

New variant of Android ransomware comes with a bizarre twist.

Financial cyberthreats in 2016

In 2016 we continued our in-depth research into the financial cyberthreat landscape. We’ve noticed over the last few years that large financial cybercriminal groups...

Android ransomware attacks have grown by 50 percent in a year

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting mobile devices with malicious software, as more and more people use them to store their most personal data.

Spectral Edge launches Phusion video personalisation for Android devices

Premieres colour blindness and night viewing solutions at forthcoming CSUN Assistive Technology ConferenceCambridge, UK, 21st February 2017, Image fusion technology leader Spectral Edge, (http://www.spectraledge.co.uk)...

Battle of the buds: how Apple AirPods stack up against other...

Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Apple's iPhone 7 isn't the first phone to ship without a headphone jack.But the iPhone 7 is definitely the...

Updated WhatsApp Statuses let you share photos and videos that disappear

Enlarge (credit: WhatsApp) WhatsApp rolled out two-step verification last week, and now it's updating an existing feature to compete with Snapchat.The Facebook-owned messaging...

Beeps, roots and leaves: Car-controlling Android apps create theft risk

Haven't named and shamed car-makers though Insecure car-controlling Android apps create a heightened car theft risk, security researchers at Kaspersky Lab warn.…

Trump’s apparent security faux-pas-palooza triggers call for House investigation

Enlarge / U.S. President Donald Trump met with a group of government cyber security at the White House January 31, 2017 in...

The 12 worst Android phone gimmicks once hailed as ‘innovations’

Sometimes innovation is best left on the drawing boardImage by Ryan WhitwamIt's hard for a phone to get noticed by consumers when it looks...

Researchers discover security problems under the hood of automobile apps

Enlarge / Some connected car apps may be like leaving owners' keys on the dash for malware to steal. In a presentation...

Hackers are using this Android malware to spy on Israeli soldiers

Social engineering employed to distribute ViperRAT malware which uses infected devices to take photos and record audio.