Tag: espionage

Top 4 Cybersecurity Predictions for 2017

Even though there has been a strong focus on cybersecurity throughout 2016, the year 2017 will be a defining moment for online security. Experts have weighed in what we are most likely to encounter in the cyber world over the coming months, and things are not looking pretty. New emerging trends will pop up, whereas “usual suspects” will continue to wreak havoc. #4 Ransomware Will Increase in Popularity As if the …
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A Pre-installed App in Some American Android Phones is Sending Data To Chinese Servers

According to Cybersecurity firm Kryptowire, some Android phones, including those from American phone manufacturer BLU, are being preinstalled with software that monitors where users go, who  they call, and what they text. The information is then sent back to Chinese servers. A software dedicated to spying on users is the trojan horse hidden inside some phones manufactured in China. Kryptowire, a Cybersecurity consulting firm, has released a report stating that such malware …
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