Tag: cyber security

Apple, Macs hit by hackers who targeted Facebook

BOSTON/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc was recently attacked by hackers who infected Macintosh computers of some employees, the company said Tuesday in an unprecedented disclosure describing the widest known cyber attacks targeting Apple computers used by corporations. Unknown hackers infected the computers of some Apple workers when they visited a website for software developers that had been infected with malicious software. The malware had been designed to attack Mac computers. source

How cyber-criminals are planning to attack in 2013

Cyber Security
CAPE TOWN - Software vulnerabilities will be the main target of cyber-criminals next year. This is according to a list, compiled by PandaLabs, Panda Security’s malware laboratory, of the security trends that will predominate in 2013. According to Jeremy Matthews, Panda Security’ country manager, “It is undoubtedly the preferred method of infection for compromising systems transparently, used by both cyber-criminals and intelligence agencies in countries around the world. more