Each year between $2-3 trillion of the global economy is generated via the Internet. With cybercrime expected to extract roughly 15-20% of these funds – a total sum of roughly $500 billion – the impact of cybercrime will undoubtedly be felt in the wallets of businesses and individuals alike. Financial loss is just one component […]

Modern technology has made it quick, easy and cheap to ship packages across the globe. Think about it: planes, trains, automobiles and even boats all work in tangent to traffic packaged goods. You can track said package throughout its journey thanks to barcodes and radio frequency identification (RFID) chips. And, of course, global positioning systems […]

Some applications go too far in their attempt to get installed on users systems. Many of these fall into the potential unwanted program (PUP) category. One of these is MegaRapido, which primarily targets Brazilians. A recent sample we tested tries to connect to protectmedia.net, which is already marked as suspicious by McAfee SiteAdvisor. Instead of […]

Messaging apps are the in thing today. Right from a collegian to the 40-something mother of two; from the local electrician trying to increase client base to the highly popular movie actor; everyone is part of some or the other ‘chat group’. Naturally then can children be far behind? They are the first infact to […]

Where certain flamboyant IPOs and mergers might lead one to think advanced malware was a solved problem, Black Hat demonstrated just the opposite. This year, we uncovered that security experts are still spending days and weeks of each month dealing with advanced malware. In response to this realization, they acknowledge they need more than a […]