With the Target and Neiman Marcus breach being all over the news in the last few weeks, the topic of malware that collects card data directly from Point-of-Sale devices has received renewed interest.
Kaspersky Lab researchers have recently analysed a piece of malware that works well on all three of the most popular computer operating systems - the only thing that it needs to compromise targeted computers is for them to run a flawed version of Java.
The German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI) has issued on Tuesday a notification warning that some 16 million online user accounts have been compromised, and urged users to check whether theirs are among them.
The advent of new technologies, the widespread implementation of mobile and wireless communication and the increase in mobile adoption will open up new opportunities for cyber-criminals.
Matjaz Skorjanc, a.k.a. Iserdo, was sentenced to four years and ten months in prison last week by the District Court in Maribor, Slovenia.