Cyber Security


Chameleon Botnet Cheats Online Advertisers $6.2 Million Monthly

March 20, 2013, 7:56 am

Botnet cheats online advertisers: Chameleon botnet has defrauded online advertisers $6.2 million monthly by generating fake clicks on ads and websites.

Ratters Watching You Through Your Webcam

March 19, 2013, 8:42 am

Ratters get into computers and, besides stealing private data, records user through the webcam. They proceed to sell or exchange this footage in hacker forums.

Targeted Cyberattacks Hit Tibetan NGOs, Chinese Regime Suspected

March 14, 2013, 11:17 am

“I’m pretty sure this is a state-sponsored attack,” Blasco said.

Critical iPhone Vulnerability Exposed by Israeli Security Company

March 12, 2013, 8:45 am

Last year, attacks on iPhones were less than 1 percent of malware attacks. But now, massive number of iPhone users could be affected by hackers who can spoof your iPhone GPS, [...]

Skype Violated. Microsoft Silent.

March 9, 2013, 2:53 am

TOM-Skype, the Chinese version of Skype has been found again of methodically monitoring its users for certain keywords and transferring the details of such users back to its [...]

Angry Birds on a Hacked ATM (Video)

February 25, 2013, 6:33 am

If you could hack an ATM, what would you do to it? Someone decided to install Angry Birds, allowing users to play the game after withdrawing money.

Chinese Military Linked to ‘Systematic’ Hacks Against the US

February 19, 2013, 4:14 pm

The Chinese army was pinned as the likely origin of one of the largest cyber-attack and cyber-espionage campaigns against American interests, states a report released from [...]

Facebook Suffers ‘Sophisticated Attack,’ But Data Not Compromised

February 15, 2013, 6:00 pm

Facebook said its website was “targeted in a sophisticated attack” last month with the “zero-day” Java exploit.

US-Iran Cyber Conflict Ties to Economic Warfare

January 29, 2013, 11:25 pm

Fundamentally, the conflict with Iran, including the threat of a cyber 9/11, is an economic war.

Is Your Mobile Data Secure?

January 11, 2013, 3:23 pm

Coalfire CEO Rick Dankin made a few predictions heading into 2013 on increased cybersecurity threats and sophisticated phishing attacks via email.

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Selected Topics from The Epoch Times

Asia Week NY Spring 2013