Tag: Industrial Espionage

Android commercial spyware

There’s certainly no shortage of commercial spying apps for Android, with most positioned as parental control tools. In reality, however, these apps barely differ from spyware, with the exception perhaps of the installation method. There’s no need to even resort …

North Korea hackers ‘want cash not secrets’

Banks in South Korea and elsewhere are being targeted for foreign currency, a report says. Cyber-criminals are targeting financial institutions as Pyongyang faces tough nuclear sanctions, the Financial Security Institute (FSI) claims. Suspected hacking attempts were until recently thought to …

Hacks ‘probably compromised’ UK industry

The analysis was made by GCHQ, according to a document seen by technology website Motherboard. Some industrial software companies in the UK are “likely to have been compromised” by hackers, according to a document reportedly produced by British spy agency …

CyberSecurity Market Report

The worldwide cybersecurity market is defined by market sizing estimates that range from $75 billion in 2015 to $170 billion by 2020.   Market research firm Gartner says global spending on IT security is set to increase 4.7 percent in …