According to a report by cybersecurity company FireEye, DPRK-sponsored hackers are now focusing on targeting cryptocurrency exchanges. FireEye says it has tracked around 5 attacks on bitcoin exchanges and wallets, which included South Korea-based exchange Yapizon, as well as two others, during the past six months. It is uncertain, however, if...

A recent report by Trend Micro revealed that cyber attackers are able to fool CEOs the most via email schemes. The security company’s 2017 "Midyear Security Roundup: The Cost of Compromise" report stated that while finance directors or CFOs are still the top targets, followed by other positions that handle sensitive...

Researchers from IoT security company Armis have recently discovered eight security vulnerabilities that affect an estimated 5.3 billion Bluetooth implementations. They also discovered that the collection of vulnerabilities, codenamed “BlueBorne” cannot be addressed by traditional security solutions. There is also no need for an attacker to pair with the device...

Last week, a first-of-its-kind case was filed against two social media “influencers” by the Federal Trade Commission, who additionally sent notices to 21 more individuals for potential violations of FTC standards. The FTC says that the two influencers were found to be in violation for endorsing an online gaming service which...

Earlier this week, Google revealed in a blogpost that it will no longer be accepting Symantec security certificates issued before June 2016 as valid and trusted once Chrome 66 is released in 2018. Symantec will be switching certificate issuance to DigiCert infrastructure by December 1. Google says anything based on the...

Last Tuesday, UK market regulator Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), issued a warning against initial coin offerings, calling it a high-risk and speculative form of investment. The FCA added that only experienced investors confident in the quality of the ICO project should consider buying tokens, and even then they should go in...

A number of EU state members are proposing a turnover tax against the corporation tax avoidance of many tech giants.  The states argued that the tax system at present allows large digital firms to curb tax liabilities by creating subsidiary sites in countries with lower taxes. Online publication Reuters reported that...