A new report finds that number of mobile malware modifications designed for phishing users' banking and bank card information jumped by a factor of 20 last year.
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New measures being rolled out include stepping up payment authentication for online game sites and mobile payment services, and a dedicated app store for financial services to prevent downloads of phishing malware.
Does the younger, more "tech-savvy" generation manage computer security more effectively, or do more mature individuals protect themselves better?
Security readiness of Asian companies held back by low level of awareness and lack of frameworks, but strengthening of laws in region will help it catch up with the west, Chartis exec says.
Worm detected 220 million times worldwide in past two and a half years--increasing by more than 225 percent since start of 2009--spreading mostly through weak and stolen passwords, report finds.
Asian economic giant takes crown from U.S. in Top 12 spam-relaying countries, as region remains highest spam distributing continent but junk volume drops slightly over last quarter, report reveals.
update Consumerization of IT, and increase and improvement of Web malware are latest trends that will open doors to cybercriminals, user education needed for mitigation, market watcher states.
Transaction-signing tokens help mitigate emerging social engineering attacks, observers say, with one adding that banks should continue investing in security systems refresh.
Six Nigerians apprehended in Mumbai for suspected SMS and spam mail scams defrauding hundreds of people, after country identified as top source for spam, reports state.
E-mail phishing attack launched on Christmas day looks to fool new Apple product owners to disclose personal information including credit card details, says security vendor.
Cybercriminals will increasingly view mobile devices as a target with its proliferation among users and the blurring of work and personal life on them, new report reveals.
Region accounts for most spam worldwide, with more Asian nations joining the "Dirty Dozen" list which ranks South Korea second after the United States, according to new Sophos report.
People accessing public Wi-Fi aware data theft and industrial espionage could happen with unsecured networks but see risks as "theoretical", say Astaro execs.
Vulnerability in Google's Android OS can be exploited by malicious apps to render users' antivirus scans inoperative and even corrupt such software, security expert warns.
Young adult males active online and more likely to disregard Internet dangers, and Asian markets including China and Singapore home to more cybercrime victims, reveals new report.
Asian consumers show great "digital appetite" for online content and services and their online usage patterns determine threats popular in different markets, Trend Micro exec says.
Spammers capitalizing on market turbulence to convince others to invest in over-the-counter stocks, which they then sell at much higher prices to pocket profit, warns new report.
Following U.K. News of the World scandal, IT security vendors say phone hacking on the rise and illustrate different methods hackers intercept victims' phone conversations.
Symantec exec urges comprehensive monitoring to better detect malicious activity, as new report reveals 2010 as the year of targeted attacks with security headliners such as Stuxnet.
In 2010, businesses came under targeted attack using details harvested from social networking sites, Symantec has said in its annual security report
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