Posts Tagged ‘phishing’

DJI Offers USD30,000 Bug Bounty For App Vulnerabilities

Chinese drone maker DJI is looking for security loopholes in their flight control software and programmers who find the loopholes …


Two Chinese Banks Hit By Internet Phishing Scams

malware and hackerBank of China Hong Kong and Hang Seng Bank have both issued warnings in recent days about Web-based attacks targeted …


Lenovo Computers Again Shown To Have Security Flaws

Lenovo ThinkPadEthical hacker and security researcher Dymtro Oleksiuk revealed that Lenovo’s computers have security vulnerabilities and hackers could bypass Windows security …


Is China Responsible For Hong Kong’s Cyber Attack Increase?

Hong Kong CybersecurityThe past year has seen both more civil unrest and more advanced cyber attacks in Hong Kong. Is there a …


Tencent Takes Aim Against Mobile Viruses

With news this week of malware infesting Apple mobile apps and a new mobile virus infecting Chinese users’ smartphones, more scrutiny is being placed on Chinese technology firms to help protect netizens. Tencent has taken the lead with the announcement of its Thunder Action. This is the company’s special initiative against Internet phishing, pornography, and […]


Apple Malware Infestation In China Shows Companies’ Weaknesses

A number of Chinese Apple iOS apps this week were found infected with XcodeGhost malware. This makes both Apple and the technology companies who created the malware-infested apps look bad. Download speeds appear to be a prime reason why Chinese app developers of at least 57 apps, including WeChat and Didi Chuxing, chose to download […]


China’s VERC Reports New Android Mobile Virus

China’s National Computer Virus Emergency Response Center recently found a new Android mobile phone virus named Android/SmsSpy.ccr. According to VERC, this new virus is an SMS interception trojan. The source code of this virus is very common on the Internet and the SMS interception code can be easily written with the source code, which leads […]


China’s Qihoo 360 Establishes Enterprise Security Group

Chinese Internet security provider Qihoo 360 announced the establishment of a new enterprise security group. Qi Xiangdong, president of Qihoo 360, will be chief executive officer of this new enterprise security group. Financial details, including capitalization structure for the technology business, were not made available by the company. Using the research resources of Qihoo 360’s […]


China Blocked 28,000 Mobile Malware Apps In 2014

The Ministry of Industry and Information Technology of China tracked over 5.4 million mobile phone apps from 135 Chinese app stores in 2014 and discovered 28,000 apps were malware. According to the ministry’s website, those 28,000 malware apps were banned and removed from the app stores, and 155 other “bad software” were exposed. MIIT said […]


Are Lenovo Computers Safe For Consumer Users?

There have always been worries that the Chinese government could use its power to force homegrown technology companies like ZTE, Huawei, Qihoo 360 and Lenovo to spy on user communications, but now a bombshell has landed that shows Lenovo is forcing adware onto users’ computers on the company’s own volition. According to Errata Security, an […]