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5 Ways To Fight Mobile Malware

A new Android Trojan reminds us of the growing threat to mobile devices. Follow these five simple security tips to protect your smartphones and tablets from mobile malware.   A new Trojan horse app has emerged to target Android devices, and this one's particularly creepy. The app records a user's phone calls and then uploads…
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Sophos open letter to Facebook about safety and privacy

Dear Facebook, As you know, for some years we have been discussing with your security team our concerns about safety and privacy on Facebook. Every day, victims report to us numerous incidents of crime and fraud on Facebook. They have been personally affected and are desperate for advice on how to deal with the consequences.…
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Massive Epsilon email breach hits Kroger, Chase, Target and more

The breach was first noted on March 31, when Epsilon, a marketing firm whose services include permission-based email marketing and database hosting, began notifying its customers of potential data exposure thanks to an unauthorized entry into Epsilon's email system. According to Epsilon, the information compromised was "limited to email addresses and/or customer names only," and…
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Multiple sites hit in massive web attack

Hundreds of thousands of websites appear to have been compromised by a massive cyber attack. The hi-tech criminals used a well-known attack vector that exploits security loopholes on other sites to insert a link to their website. Those visiting the criminals' webpage were told that their machines were infected with many different viruses. Swift action…
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