Facebook Suing 2 Android App Developers Over Malware Infused Apps

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Facebook has filed a lawsuit today against two Android app developers for infecting their users with malware that faked clicks on ads. Both the Hong Kong-based JediMobi and the Singapore-based LionMobi were a part of the social media giant’s Audience Network. The program lets Facebook’s advertisers host their ads on participating mobile apps, whose developers […]

British Airways IT Outage – Expert Commentary

British Airways is experiencing yet another IT system failure this morning, following a similar outage it suffered last month. The failure seems to be causing delays, confusion and frustration among the many travelers eager to get to anticipated destinations. More information can be found here: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-49261497

Weak Online Banking Passwords Opening The Door To Online Accounts

Cybercriminals are increasingly targeting third-party financial aggregation services to steal money from consumers’ online bank accounts and one of the weakest links are passwords. Many people use the same passwords across online accounts and cybercriminals just cycle through names and passwords until they hit the jackpot.

CafePress Suffers Data Breach Impacting Over 22 Million Customers

CafePress, a well-known custom T-Shirt and merchandise site, suffered a data breach that exposed the personal information of 23 million of their customers. Users became aware of the breach today, not through CafePress, but through notifications from Troy Hunt’s Have I Been Pwned service. The database contained a total 23,205,290 CafePress customer records, including email addresses, names, phone numbers, […]

Apple Hands Hackers Secret iPhones In A Bid To Boost Security

Later this week, at the Black Hat security conference in Las Vegas, Apple is to announce plans to give security researchers special iPhones that will make it easier for them to find weaknesses in the smartphone. The iPhones, which will essentially be “dev devices” will be given to the rock star hackers that participate in the Cupertino […]