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Heartbleed bug affecting networking hardware, mobile apps and more

TORONTO – It’s no longer just websites and online service providers who are being affected by what some are calling the biggest security threat the Internet has ever faced – firewalls, networking hardware and mobile apps are vulnerable too. 595 more words


Big data, little kids, and the parents in between

From the moment our kids are born, a digital paper trail on them begins. It starts with a record of their birth, progresses to immunizations and growth charts, grades and school performance, and now includes information collected from websites, apps and beyond. 654 more words


Trend Micro Warns Of Malicious Android Apps In Google Play Coded To Mine Virtual Coins

Security researchers at Trend Micro report finding a new Android malware family designed to mine crytocurrencies like Bitcoin, Litecoin, and Dogecoin. The malicious mining code is being repackaged in copies of popular apps like Football Manger Handheld and TuneIn Radio. 8 more words

New BitCrypt ransomware variant distributed by bitcoin stealing malware

Victims are asked to make bitcoin payments to recover encrypted files after their bitcoin wallets might have already been emptied

A new variant of a malicious program called BitCrypt that encrypts files and asks victims for bitcoin payments is being distributed by a computer Trojan that first pilfers bitcoin wallets. 426 more words