Connected technology is changing everything from physical devices to web security. The idea that Americans have of a connected lifestyle is gradually becoming reality, and as a result, we’re seeing a spike in consumer concern toward security woes. The Internet of Things is something that fascinates me – not only will it change the types […]

Do you remember the guy or girl in high school who always took things just a little too far? If there was a snowball fight, he was the one launching rockets that sent someone to the hospital. If a harmless prank was underway, he was the one who managed to elevate it to criminal charges. […]

Malware authors have a tendency to conceal themselves so that they can continue their actions uninterrupted. However, we have observed the opposite trend when some authors, who like to show their swagger when writing malware—in particular remote access tools (RATs). They proudly spread their work and post videos on YouTube to demonstrate them. In this […]

Most people would never think to prank call themselves. However, they may be allowing their smart phones to do just that, by falling trap to a newly discovered security flaw. Gone are the days of the traditional prank phone calls, executed by giggling teenagers in a darkened kitchen. Today, mobile phones have not only replaced […]

About 75% of all Android devices (roughly 750 million) are at risk of falling victim to a major security vulnerability. If abused, the vulnerability could enable hackers to bypass a security mechanism called Same Origin Policy (SOP), and potentially allow them to read the contents of any open webpage and inject code to retrieve passwords, […]