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MazerBOT Targets Android Phones – Unless They’re In Russia

Malware, or malicious software, includes everything from your pop-up ads to opening doors for full-scale hacks to companies. Taking a trip the malware museum shows you how software like Dridex can not only threaten banking systems…

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White Hat Hacker Tweaks Dridex Malware to Distribute Antivirus Software

The Dridex banking malware has been a huge headache for a large part of the financial and technology industries, but it seems there’s a white knight out there looking to turn the tables on this pesky…

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NCA Warning After Hackers Steal £20 Million from UK Bank Accounts

The UKs National Crime Agency have urged the people of Britain to ensure they take adequate measures of online security after a significant strain of malicious software allowed criminal hackers to steal an estimated £20 million…

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Latvian Malware Creator Pleads Guilty to Hacking Charges

Deniss Calovskis is a Lativan man who helped code part of the Gozi virus and has finally accepted his role in the project during a court hearing. The virus was first discovered way back in 2007…

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iPhone 6C Rumoured to Have a 4-Inch Display and Metallic Body

There are always speculations about what the next Apple devices will boast. However, sometimes these speculations turn out to be true, so here it is. According to a blog post on MyDrivers.com posted a pic, emphasising…

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Mastercard Trials New Scheme to Replace Passwords with Selfies

The convenience of online shopping has applied severe pressure on traditional retail stores and many companies went into administration due to large overheads. In the past, consumers were rightfully concerned about fraud and a lack of…

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Scientists Developing Unforgeable Credit Cards

Dutch scientists have created a theoretical system that could render credit cards nearly impossible to clone. Currently, credit cards are secured by numerical encryption which, given the appropriate equipment, can be deciphered so that the card…

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Barclays Announces Video Banking

Barclays has announced that from 8th December, a select number of its customers will be able to talk directly to banking staff at any time of day. The service will allow customers to speak face-to-face with…

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UK Banks Will Have Their Cyber Defenses Tested in Live Cyber War Games

Banks in the United Kingdom will have their network security tested over the next few months, as part of a live cyber war demonstration. This will present banks and the UK government with better analysis of…

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Google is Forced to Censor Negative Information through ‘Right to be Forgotten’

The law given by the European Union, forcing Google to remove links to information people wish to no longer have available on the Internet, is apparently working like a charm. It is so perfect that even…

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Cash Machines Infected With Malicious Software Via USB Drive

A recent presentation at the hacker-themed Chaos Computing Congress in Hamburg, Germany has detailed how several cash machines were infected with software that allowed thieves to withdraw the cash multiple times before being discovered. The machines…

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Bank Employees Falls Asleep On Keyboard, A Lot Of Money Gets Moved

Falling asleep on the job is hardly anything new but a story reported by the Inquisitr might make you think twice about falling asleep on or near your keyboard. A German banker fell asleep on his…

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U.S. & China To Setup A Joint Cyber Security Team

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said that the United States and China has agreed that both the countries need to work on Cyber Security. This would be an area where both the countries, especially China,…