Android Malware BRATA Is More Dangerous than Ever

The latest version of the BRATA malware includes new and dangerous capabilities, such as GPS tracking, the ability to use various communication channels, and a function that wipes all evidence…

This sneaky ransomware is now targeting Linux servers, too

One of the most prolific families of ransomware now has additional Linux and VMware ESXi variants that have been spotted actively targeting organisations in recent months. Analysis by cybersecurity researchers…

'We're losing control of our data' as breaches reach an all-time high

The number of data breaches hit a record high last year, and experts are concerned explicitly with the increasing number of cyberattacks. Special feature Cyberwar and the Future of Cybersecurity…

This cruel Android malware wipes phones after stealing money

The BRATA Android remote access trojan began life as spyware but was upgraded to a banking trojan and now can perform a device factory reset, according to new research.  Victims…

Global Affairs Canada Was Recently Hit by a Cyberattack

The Government of Canada’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade is responsible for the country’s diplomatic and consular relations, foreign trade, and the oversight of international development and humanitarian aid…

Staff negligence is now a major reason for insider security incidents

Insider threats cost organizations approximately $15.4 million every year, with negligence a common reason for security incidents, new research suggests.  Enterprise players today are facing cybersecurity challenges from every angle.…

Microsoft warns about this phishing attack that wants to read your emails

Microsoft is warning that Office 365 customers are receiving phishing emails that aim to trick them into giving OAuth permissions to a bogus app that then lets attackers read and…

Software is crammed full of bugs. This 'exciting' project could banish most of them

Chip designer Arm has released a prototype of its Morello development board for researchers at Google, Microsoft and industry to test its goal for a CPU design that wipes out…

Experts Call for More Open Security Culture After VW Sacking

Experts Call for More Open Security Culture After VW Sacking Security experts have stood up for cybersecurity whistleblowers after a report on Monday claimed a senior employee at a well-known…

Cyber Essentials Overhauled for New Hybrid Working Era

Cyber Essentials Overhauled for New Hybrid Working Era The UK government has launched a significant set of new requirements for organizations looking to comply with its Cyber Essentials scheme to bring…