Reason Antivirus Review: 3 Reasons Why This is a Must-Have for Home and Business

No computer should be without antivirus or malware protection installed. Malicious software infection isn’t something to be treated lightly. According to a 2019 Ponemon Institute study, malware attacks cost an average of $2.6 million for every company. This is an 11% increase from the numbers gathered in the previous year. Malicious software is not the…

Chinese hackers intercepted text messages, says cybersecurity firm

Chinese hackers with a history of state-sponsored espionage have intercepted the text messages of thousands of foreigners in a targeted campaign that planted eavesdropping software on a telecommunications provider’s servers, a cybersecurity firm has said. FireEye said in a report that the Chinese hackers belong to the group designated Advanced Persistent Threat 41 (APT41), which…

Facebook suing Israeli company over ‘WhatsApp spyware’

Facebook is suing the Israeli hacker-for-hire company NSO Group for allegedly targeting some 1,400 users of its encrypted messaging service WhatsApp with highly sophisticated spyware. The lawsuit filed in San Francisco is the first legal action of its kind, according to Facebook, involving a nearly totally unregulated realm. Facebook said NSO Group violated laws including…

Hacker who attacked Uber and Sainsbury’s hands over £1m in Bitcoin

A British hacker who led cyber attacks on massive companies including Uber, Asda and Sainsbury’s has had a Bitcoin stash worth £1 million confiscated. Grant West, 27, who operated on the dark web under the nickname Courvoisier – the name of a popular French cognac – attacked more than 100 companies worldwide, stealing financial data on…