security Archive

Android phones can be tracked just with battery power alone

  We all know that a phone uses more power the further away it is from a cell tower as it tries to connect. So, an Android phone can be tracked by studying their power use over time, without using their GPS or wi-fi/data usage. Extra power is used by

PwC: cyber attacks caused damage to companies estimated at 2.7 billion. dollars

  Number of cyber security incidents detected in companies in 2014 increased by 48% over the previous year, reaching 42.8 million global events, apparent from an analysis performed by PwC – The Global State of Information Security Survey 2015, based on the responses of 9,700 managers responsible

Software Defined Networking (SDN), the next Eldorado of IT

    Few people know , SDN has everything it takes to become a new standard of IT. Basically, SDN brings a global expansion of  virtualization from hardware and storage to further infrastructure networks. Thus, interventions on the networks will not require a manual configuration, a direct intervention

Forbes.com attacked by Chinese hackers

Chinese hackers attacked Forbes.com web site with an malicious software (malware) that target only certain visitors, which include several US defense institutions and financial services, according to cyber security companies, iSIGHT. According to iSIGHT and Invincea, someone compromised this application for three days (November 28 until December 1, 2014) or

Google warns Microsoft and Apple: fix the vulnerability or we will disclose

  Google said that its elite team consisting of hackers and programmers search security deficiencies of its software applications and other companies, Google warning that if its competitors will not eliminate vulnerabilities within 90 days, then they will make public. Google claims that software vendors must act quickly

How it will look the new iPhone7 and what features will have

  Apple has not announced the release date for the new generation of  iPhone, so the specialized press is plenty of room for speculation and scenarios. If Apple will launch iPhone representatives 6S, the new iPhone will have some improvements compared to the already out on the

Anthem, an insurance company, was the target of a large cyber attack

  Anthem Insurance Company, the second largest in the United States, was the target of a cyber attack, hackers managed to steal personal data for many former or current clients and employees of the company, reports Reuters. Anthem announced Wednesday that hackers broke into an IT system

Cloud, a new era of innovation for personal data protection

  A sophisticated cryptographic algorithm prevents unwanted distribution of personal data, including credit card details. IBM researchers have recently announced their intention to develop a technology based on cloud platform that will help users, giving a better protection for their personal data, when they are online, including date of birth,

USBdriveby can take control of a computer in a few seconds

  A few months ago was discovered a worrying  vulnerability of standard USB  which does not seem to be repaired, called BadUSB. Until now such information was only theoretical and no one has developed a software which can uses this security hole, but a well-known hacker Samy Kamkar has

2014 Security News Review

In this article you’ll find the hottest hacking news from 2014. Below you’ll find the most important security news for each month of 2014. All titles are selected from our hacking news blog. We hope you enjoyed reading these news and we assure you that better quality