A recent spate of attacks have again highlighted that Universities are a prime target for cyber-criminals. Universities across the US as well as in the UK have reported multiple data breaches (some claiming to have been attacked up to 50 times) in the last 6-12 months and there is no sign of these attacks slowing down.
The retail industry is one of the most targeted sectors by cyber-criminals, and for obvious reasons: it holds on to a large amount of data, handles money and represents a seemingly endless line of businesses to steal from.
In late May 2017, security researchers discovered Android malware in around 50 apps which were available on the Google Play Store.
According to a recent survey conducted with users of Dubizzle, Dubai's leading free classifieds website, 36% of respondents had never heard of the term 'phishing scam'. The remaining 64% were aware of the term, but a quarter of them did not know what it meant.
Last week we discovered the use of Punycode phishing, a system that allows International Domain Names (IDNs) to be registered using characters that can’t be written in ASCII (American Standard Code for Information Interchange), easily tricking even the most advanced internet users by making the website address look legitimate.
Every computer, whether used for personal or business reasons is susceptible to attacks from cyber-criminals. Political, personal and financial fraud are the three main reasons for these attacks.
An online wallet (or digital wallet) is a program or web service that allows users to store and control their online shopping information (such as: usernames, passwords, shipping addresses and credit card details) in one central place. It also provides a convenient and quick method for consumers to make purchases from any person or store world-wide.