Furious hotel managers at the Romantik Seehotel Jaegerwirt, a luxurious 4-star hotel with a beautiful lakeside setting on the Alpine Turracher Hoehe Pass in Austria, said they decided to go public with what happened to warn others of the dangers of cybercrime.

Symantec is currently investigating reports of yet another new attack in the Middle East involving the destructive disk-wiping malware used by the Shamoon group (W32.Disttrack, W32.Disttrack.B). Similar to previous attacks, the Disttrack malware used by Shamoon is just the destructive

Carbanak – One of the most successful cybercriminal gangs ever that’s known for the theft of one billion dollars from over 100 banks across 30 countries back in 2015 – is back with a BANG! The Carbanak cyber gang has

Eighty-five percent of executives say they were hit with a cyber incident in the past year, according to the 2016/2017 Kroll Annual Global Fraud and Risk Report. Malicious insiders prove the greatest threat. One-third (33%) of respondents suffered virus attacks

The U.S. Army on Thursday shared the outcome of its first bug bounty, which concluded a three-week trial on Dec. 21, calling the program a success. The Hack The Army bounty, announced last fall, was the second such government rewards

A new ransomware family is targeting Android devices, locking access to the screen, and constantly pestering the user to enter his payment card details. According to Fortinet researcher Kai Lu, the one who discovered this new threat, the ransomware appears

Beware Instagram users as security researchers at Intel Security’s mobile malware team have found several Instagram password stealers on the Google Play store. The malware distributed by these hackers mainly targeted Turkish Instagram users but their method can be replicated

GISEC 2017

Gulf Information Security Expo & Conference is a 3 day event being held from 21st March to the 23rd March 2017 at the Dubai World Trade Centre in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This event showcases products like space to security

Microsoft has fortified the latest version of Windows to make it more secure than previous editions, but the strongest protections will be available only to those willing to pay a steep price for them. Windows 10 Anniversary Update has introduced

The popular Samsung SmartCam security cameras contain a critical remote code execution vulnerability that could allow hackers to gain root access and take full control of them. The vulnerability was discovered by researchers from the hacking collective the Exploiteers (formerly

It was discovered when an IT admin noticed unusual traffic coming from a particular Mac. Investigation led Malwarebytes to the espionage malware it now describes as Quimitchin (named after Aztec spies who would infiltrate other tribes — the spies and

In an unusual episode of bullies turned into victims, an anonymous hacker has breached a popular pay-for-hire mobile hacking agency known for selling surveillance and data extraction solutions to intelligence and law enforcement organs. Motherboard reports the vigilante attacker has lifted 900GB of data from Israeli

The ShadowBrokers hacking group that broke into the NSA arsenal and stole its hacking tools is signing off, leaving a gift to the security community. The mysterious hacking group calling themselves “The Shadow Brokers” has apparently decided to put an

A raw intelligence document published last week contains much information about President Donald Trump and the approach of the Kremlin to the cyber espionage. According to the report, the Russian Federal Security Service (FSB) offers bribes for back doors into commercial products, it

Barts Health NHS Trust has ruled out a ransomware attack on its systems today, but confirmed a cyber attack has potentially put patient data at risk. The hospital trust sent staff an email this morning, warning that engineers were investigating

Security researchers have confirmed the powercut suffered by the Ukrainian capital of Kiev was indeed the result of a cyber attack. Information Systems Security Partners (ISSP), investigating on behalf of national energy company Ukrenego, reported that not only was the