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Hitachi Payment confirms 2016 malware attack originated from its systems

Friday, February 10, 2017 | More »

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Hitachi Payment Services Pvt Ltd on Friday confirmed that malware from its system caused the biggest breach of financial data last year, which compromised 32 lakh debit cards. Hitachi was able to determine the cause of the breach after an audit conducted by payment security specialist firm SISA Info...

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Google blocked 1.7 bn bad ads last year

Search giant Google Inc. took down 1.7 billion ads violating its advertising policies in 2016, the company said in its annual ‘Better Ads Report’. Bad ads are known to carry malware, conceal content and endorse fake goods, ruining a user’s online experience. “Bad ads trick people into sharin...

30 January, 2017 | More »

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Android malware Gooligan breaches over 1 million Google accounts

An Android malware has infected over 1 million Google accounts with the number of affected devices rising to 13,000 a day, says cybersecurity firm Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. Check Point said in a statement it has found traces of the malware Gooligan in dozens of legitimate-looking apps o...

1 December, 2016 | More »

Android Devices Saw 4x Rise In Malware: Juniper

Security vendor Juniper Networks has warned users of Google’s mobile OS Android that there has been a 400 percent increase in Android malware between June 2010 and January 2011. In its “Malicious Mobile Threats Report 2011“, the company has said that Android as the dominant growing...

16 May, 2011 | More »