Using honeypots installed across the Internet, security researchers have recently detected a mass scanning campaigns targeting unsecured Bitcoin and Ethereum wallets. One of the campaigns, identified by Didier Stevens, used a bot to scan server paths for file names of Bitcoin wallet apps just two days before Bitcoin rose from $7000...

Last Thursday, Russia’s foreign ministry said that Google’s attempts to push down Sputnik and Russia Today in search results is tantamount to censorship. Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova also said that the move was the result of strong political pressure from the US government. The statement seems to have been made in response...

Within only 48 hours of Uber’s breach disclosure, two separate class-action lawsuits had already been filed against the company in the state of California. One of the cases which was filed in Los Angeles, Alejanro Flores v. Raiser, alleged that Raiser, Uber’s subsidiary, had been “grossly negligent” and “departed from...

In a recent interview, two members of Singapore Management University’s Whitehat Society shared their concerns on the security of mobile electronic payment services. Winston Ho and Wan Ding Yao, members of the ethical hacking group, said that they still prefer cash transactions over e-wallet apps and other apps which need to...

Last Wednesday, Facebook announced plans to let users see if they have followed any accounts or pages linked to Russia’s propaganda efforts within January 2015 to August 2017. Users will be able to see these Facebook and Instagram accounts in a Help Center page that may be launched by the end...

Last Tuesday, U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chief Ajit Pai said that he is planning to repeal “net neutrality” rules which were advocated by former President Barack Obama. The rules, which inhibit internet providers from blocking or limiting content, or charging more for certain kinds of content, are said to promote a...

Last Tuesday, tech giant Cisco and international law enforcement agency Interpol signed on a cybercriminal threat data sharing agreement in Singapore at Interpol’s headquarters. The move is expected to help address the skills gap in the cybersecurity sector. The data sharing arrangement aims to improve threat detection and serve as groundwork...