Spyware Deluge Hits Vietnam Amid South China Sea Spat

Aug. 10 — The spyware used in cyberattacks on Vietnam’s major airports and national carrier in July is now suspected of having bombarded many more official sites, amid tensions with China over territory in the disputed South China Sea. A malicious code disguised as anti-virus software found lurking in everything from government offices to banks,…

Will Rio Olympics Herald a Carnival of Cyber-crime?

Research from Fortinet FortiGuard Labs suggests that as far as cyber-threats are concerned, the Games of the XXXI Olympiad in Rio de Janeiro deserve special attention. This, says Fortinet, is courtesy of Brazil not prioritising cyber-threats for a start. The World Economic Forum’s ranking of global risks has Brazilian concerns over cyber-attacks at number 23…