A total of 138 vulnerabilities on the Android platform were addressed last Wednesday with updates released in this month’s set of security patches. The security patch for July 1, 2017 addresses 10 critical, 28 high severity ranking, and 5 moderate vulnerabilities, as well as 43 bugs in Android. In an advisory from...

Vantiv, a U.S credit card processing company, announced Wednesday that it plans to take over U.K payment processing company Worldpay. The deal is said to be worth $9.94 billion. Worldpay also revealed that they had been approached by finance companies Vantiv and JP Morgan Chase for acquisition. According to a...

Users reported losing their money from their Bithumb accounts earlier this week. However, the South Korean Bitcoin Exchange has yet to confirm the theft of “tens of millions” of Won. After a hacking attempt on Thursday, Bithumb also revealed that client data had been leaked, but assured that funds were...

After the massive NotPetya attack last week, hackers moved bitcoins amounting to more than £8,000 from their original ransom wallet to a second one. While anyone can monitor bitcoin transactions since the blockchain that records all transfers are public, it is difficult, if not impossible, to find out the real-world...

A U.N survey last Wednesday showed Singapore’s cybersecurity defense capabilities to be “near-perfect”.   The survey, conducted by the U.N International Telecommunication Union (ITU), also revealed that a lot of countries still have a significant gap when it comes to awareness, understanding, and capacity to employ proper techniques in protecting themselves...

The European Union’s Antitrust regulators are considering imposing another steep fine against Google’s parent company, Alphabet. The charges from the commission came April last year after lobby group FairSearch, U.S.-based ad-blocking and privacy firm Disconnect Inc, Portuguese apps store Aptoide and Russia's Yandex filed complaints against the search engine company, alleging...

Fintech firms in Brazil are experiencing a huge growth especially in consumer lending and credit cards. Fintech Banco Inter, along with other similar companies are looking into closing the gap or bridging loans for small and medium businesses by offering lower rates than traditional banks. The founding father of fintech Biva, Jorge...

The 339 page long BfV domestic intelligence agency’s annual report revealed a significant increase in spying from the MIT, the foreign intelligence agency of Turkey, beginning 2016. The report also detailed a myriad of security threats to Germany, aside from the growing incidence of cyber espionage which included increased far-right...