Nicholas Fearn is a freelance technology journalist and copywriter from the Welsh valleys. His work has appeared in publications such as the FT, the Independent, the Daily Telegraph, The Next Web, T3, Android Central, Computer Weekly, and many others. He also happens to be a diehard Mariah Carey fan!
Legitimate Mac cryptocurrency-trading software has been used to create four fake applications out to steal your virtual cash.
A dangerous new Trojan can steal account and credit card info from more than 300 Android apps, researchers warn.
Walmart joins a host of well-known names that have faced lawsuits as a result of California’s strict new privacy laws.
Politically motivated hackers in the Middle East have created a fully functional Android chat app that secretly spies on its users.
As many as 142 million people may have lost personal information in a previously reported data breach at the MGM Resorts casino-and-hotel company.
Wells Fargo has asked employees to stop using TikTok on company-owned phones due to security worries.
Researchers warn of deadly consequences after finding flaws in apps that power smartwatches used by the elderly.
Cybercrooks are selling or giving away 15 billion usernames and passwords on underground marketplaces, researchers say.
More potentially dangerous adware has been found embedded in budget Android phones offered at low cost through the U.S. Lifeline Assistance program.
Security researchers found the Cerberus banking Trojan hiding in a legitimate Android currency-converter app, but not before it had been downloaded 10,000 times from the Google Play store.
A new gang of online credit-card thieves has made millions by infecting the websites of nearly 600 online retailers.
A significant number of new Android malware strains can't be removed by normal means, and Kaspersky warns that pre-installed adware only increases the risks of infection.
New Mac ransomware making the rounds gives victims 72 hours to cough up $50 — and may steal their files anyway.
For more than a year, North Korean state-sponsored hackers have hacked into e-commerce websites worldwide to steal shoppers' credit-card numbers, researchers say.
Fast-growing fitness firm V Shred may have exposed the personal information of nearly 100,000 customers, trainers and others -- and much of this data is still online for anyone to access.
LinkedIn admitted that, like TikTok, its iOS app was copying data from the clipboards of iPhone and iPad users.
Personal data of nearly 500,000 BMW, Mercedes, Hyundai and SEAT car owners appears to have been stolen from a UK customer-service call centre and is now being sold on the dark web.
The U.S. will no longer export 'sensitive defense technologies' to Hong Kong now that a new security law imposed by China drastically curtails the city-state's autonomy from Beijing.
Chinese hackers are using four malware tools to spy on minority groups like the Uyghurs, according to new research.
The FakeSpy Android malware now comes embedded in phony postal-service apps from all over the world.
At least 25 malicious Android apps that amassed millions of downloads were designed to steal Facebook login credentials.
User information stolen from 14 different data breaches in 2020 is being sold to the highest bidder online.
Online vandals are brute-forcing Roblox passwords to hijack accounts and spread pro-Trump messages.
The University of California, San Francisco paid $1.14 million to criminals to unlock files encrypted by ransomware.