Carriers in at least 10 countries have been using ‘supercookies’ to track their users’ mobile browsing, according to global digital rights organisation Access, and while there is no evidence that such spying is being conducted in this part of the world, users are urged to be wary.
In 2012, cybersecurity company Blue Coat Systems Inc – having delisted from Nasdaq – embarked on an acquisition spree. "… it was pretty insane,” Blue Coat CTO and VP Dr Hugh Thompson tells Gabey Goh.
We feed mobile apps with passwords, private information, and access to our money. Do those applications protect our private life? Do contain vulnerabilities that could be exploited by attackers?
The growing use of HTTPS encryption to address privacy concerns over the Internet is creating perfect conditions for cybercriminals to hide malware inside encrypted transactions, even reducing the level of sophistication required for malware to avoid detection, according to Blue Coat Systems Inc.
Virtual private network (VPN) service provider BolehVPN looked at HTTPS vulnerabilities and analysed Malaysia’s top banks and their Internet services, finding some 'shocking results.'