User agent used by Safari on OS X disables internet banking security. (Photo: Marcelo Terraza/SXC)

Keylogger attempts to bypass bank security with user agent hack

Bank does not require some users to install a security software.
Internet Explorer’s user agent is changed to match Chrome’s on OS X.

TIM has a market share of 26,8% in Brazil.

CEO of Brazilian mobile carrier TIM resigns over fraud allegations

Ongoing investigations in Italy point to SIM card activation fraud.
TIM is the second largest cellphone operator in the country.

Cybercriminals steal frequent-flyer program points to get car fuel

Cybercriminals steal frequent-flyer program points to get car fuel

Points are stolen through phishing and password-stealing malware.
Step-by-step guide teaches hackers how to trade them for gas.

Brazil is second on Facebook, over half of internet users have an account

Brazil is second on Facebook, over half of internet users have an account

Brazil has 46,3 million Facebook users, says Social Bakers.
With 79,9 million Brazilian internet users, 57% are on Facebook.

Brazil wants 60% of the 4G network to the built with Brazilian hardware. (Photo: Altieres Rohr / LD)

Brazil questioned by US over national tech requirements for 4G

Brazil wants 60% of the 4G hardware to be built locally.
Newspaper says US and EU will take the matter to the WTO.

Battle.net security question form

The real security question: which ‘security question’ is secure?

Answers to most ‘security questions’ are no secret.
Companies need to rethink password recovery mechanisms.

Gamblers accused of bribery thought Sprint Nextel phones were untappable

Gamblers accused of bribery thought Sprint Nextel phones were untappable

Used in Brazil, they formed a ‘Nextel Club’ of ‘untappable’ phones.
Police wiretapped the phones without difficulty.

Linha Defensiva's shield.

Defending your computer from internet threats: the defensive line

We’ve been around for over seven years – if you knew Portuguese, that is. But we think we can speak English now.

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