A total of 12 different contractors were breached by the hackers and the companies targeted deal with US military logistics such as transportation of weapons and personnel.
The bug affects the company’s Android Browser that is present on many devices before Android 4.2 and it can steal any information put into a browser such as passwords and cookies.
The attack is the latest in a series of technical issues to plague the online auction site in recent months, with the US firm taking over 12 hours to remove the malicious redirect links.
Scotland goes to the polls today to vote on independence from the Union. If a 'Yes' vote is passed, it will throw into question the massive issue of data sovereignty.
We all say that we want privacy and security online, yet we indulge in potentially risky behaviors that put this in jeopardy according to a recent study commissioned by Trend Micro.
Today’s tech: Apple poaches Android users, the best way to develop apps and WikiLeaks releases positive malware
The best of ITProPortal news including: Apple's renewed attack on Android market share, the agile/waterfall debate finally gets settled, and WikiLeaks releases government-owned malware into the wild.
Data breaches are becoming frequent and increasing in severity, meaning it's a case of when a business will suffer a data breach, not if, writes Graham Jones of Exclusive Networks.
After gathering data from 1,316 applications, consisting of over 700 million lines of code, software analysis firm Cast has concluded that a mix of agile and waterfall produces the best results.
The malware has been released to help build defences against it, and Julian Assange took the opportunity to question why the 'Merkel government' continues to protect FinFisher.
Phishing scams are a problem around the world, but research by Proofpoint shows that it is more of a problem in some places than others.
Today’s tech: Governments pester Google for user data, Kindle infiltrated by hackers, Startup Institute gains more partners
The best of ITProPortal news including: Google release transparency report detailing the full extent of government snooping, hackers use e-books to steal, and Startup Institute finds more partners.