Do you know which operating system your smartphone is running on? If you don’t use an iPhone, there’s a really good chance you have an Android device. Android is Google’s mobile operating system and, get this, it’s running on at

Just a few weeks ago, Facebook-owned WhatsApp rolled out end-to-end encryption by default for its users. Now Facebook’s other big messaging app, Messenger, looks set for an upgrade that could appeal to privacy-minded users. The Twitter account @iOSAppChanges today posted

Indian security agencies are unable to decrypt some of the communication on platforms like WhatsApp to readable formats for various reasons such as technical as well as legal and regulatory policy, Parliament was informed Friday. “Security/law enforcement agencies face difficulty

A team of security researchers have discovered, analyzed and then cracked a new ransomware version known as Alpha Ransomware, spotted during the past week. The ransomware works in a strange way compared to other versions. When it infects a victim,

The Michigan state Senate has taken up two bills which if passed will introduce life sentences in prison for people who hack into cars. The move comes not too long after the FBI sent out a public service announcement to

As Stig Abell settled into the editor’s chair at the Times Literary Supplement last Wednesday he may have been relieved that his days as managing editor of the Sun were over. It was the day his former paper faced a

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) — Police say a computer programmer studying at FIU hacked into the American Airlines accounts of travelers and stole $260,000 worth of frequent flyer miles. Milad Avazdavani, 27, was jailed for a year on 19 felony counts including

DOHA, Qatar – Qatar National Bank said on Sunday, May 1, that its systems were “fully secure” following a cyber attack which potentially exposed the names and passwords of tens of thousands of customers. In a statement released on its

The Pentagon is at the midpoint of a crowdsourcing initiative that has attracted about 500 researchers to sign up for the opportunity to search for bugs in the agency’s Websites. The Pentagon’s bug bounty program hit its midway point this

Saudi Arabia recorded over 160,000 cyberattacks a day during 2015, with oil and gas, banking and telecommunications among the main targets. Security expert and information security researcher Muhammad Amin told media in the kingdom that there were over 60 million

Abu Dhabi: Although the UAE’s online security frameworks are very robust, the threat of hacking cannot be ignored as the country strives to become a leading knowledge economy, a top information technology official said in the capital on Sunday. “The