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+ - CryptoWall Ransomware Infecting Visitors to Major Websites like Yahoo, AOL and M-> 1

Submitted by DavidGilbert99
DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "Up to three million visitors to some of the web's more popular websites — like Yahoo, AOL and Match.com — are being put at risk of being infected with the pernicious ransomware known as CryptoWall through malicious advertisements, with the criminal gang behind the campaign thought to be raking in $25,000-a-day"
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+ - 64% of All Emails Opened on iPhone or iPad->

Submitted by DavidGilbert99
DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "New research shows that Apple's mobile devices dominate the email landscape in the UK, with 46% of all emails opened there being done on an iPhone with a further 18% on iPad. Despite Android being the dominant smartphone market leader with a 60% share, emails opened on Google's mobile operating system fell by a huge 31% between 2013 and 2014."
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+ - Why Has There Been No Leaked iWatch Pictures?->

Submitted by DavidGilbert99
DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "Leaked iPhone 6 pictures? Sure, there are dozens available. iPad Air 2? Yep, we've got a few of them too. But iWatch photos? Nada, Zip, Zilch. Zero. The reason? This is a new Apple product and even though there has been a lot of talk about it, very few people are likely to know what it looks like, unlike the iPhone 6 which is already in mass production in factories across China."
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+ - Tor Project Will Only Grow if Google, Facebook or Twitter Take it On->

Submitted by DavidGilbert99
DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "The popularity of Tor is growing with the anonymity network having up to 2.5 million people using it at any one time, but as it get more popular, the foundation set up to over see its development struggles to cope. And that is why the executive director of the Tor Project believe that only a company like Facebook, Google or Twitter can take it on and make it mainstream"
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+ - Researchers Show Malware Can Hack Gmail App With 92% Success Rate->

Submitted by DavidGilbert99
DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "Researchers will publish a study on Friday which claims that apps on Android, Windows Phone and iOS are all vulnerable to a previously unseen attack vector, which can steal sensitive data like login details, credit card numbers and even pictures. Shown working on Android, the attack was successful in stealing login credentials of the Gmail app 92% of the time."
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+ - Why Apple Is Not Suing Xiaomi - Yet->

Submitted by DavidGilbert99
DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "Apple is still a relative new-comer to the Chinese market. In this market Xiaomi is now the biggest player, while Apple's isn't even in the top five smartphone vendors. Add to that uncertainty about enforcing patents in China, as well as a lack of detail about Xiaomi's own patents,and it is easy to see why Apple may not be willing to rock the boat — though that could all change if/when Xiaomi expands beyond China"
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+ - Syrian Hackers Target Activsits Using WhatsApp & Skype to Spread Malware ->

Submitted by DavidGilbert99
DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "There has been a significant increase in the amount of malware being spread by a group of highly organised hackers based in Syria, who are using social media, instant messaging apps and YouTube to spread malware, as well as embedding it in website visited by Syrian activists."
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+ - Gaza Tweets Ferguson to Offer Advice on Dealing with Tear Gas->

Submitted by DavidGilbert99
DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "While the Gaza Strip and a small town in Missouri may not look like they'll have anything in common but as a result of police firing tear gas at protestors in Ferguson on Wednesday night, they now at least have one thing in common. As a result of the increased police action, people from Gaza began tweeting people in Ferguson with advice on how to avoid being fired upon and what to do to limit the pain when you are hit."
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+ - Iranian Brobot Botnet Being Used to Attack Israel->

Submitted by DavidGilbert99
DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "Israel is under fire in cyber space with DDoS attacks against it increasing 500% in the last month. Research published by Arbor suggests that the powerful Brobot botnet is being used to attack website in Israel and David Gilbert at IBTimes UK suggests it could be linked to Anonymous' on-going #OpSaveGaza campaign."
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+ - Google Wants Everyone to Have Stock Android on Every Phone->

Submitted by DavidGilbert99
DavidGilbert99 (2607235) writes "Google has silently released a very significant update to its Google Now Launcher app. Previously limited to Nexus devices, the app now works with any smartphone or tablet running Android 4.1 or above and allows users to experience the stock Android interface rather than the manufacturer-imposed skin. This is the first step on a major push by Google to wrestle back control of Android from the likes of Samsung, HTC and LG."
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