Hack attacks against businesses more than doubled in 2014, Kaspersky says

Cyberattacks on the corporate sector have doubled in the past year, with targeted attacks and malicious campaigns leading the way.

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Android smartwatches to sell for $30 by 2015, analyst says

The worldwide smartwatch market is poised for lift off and could gobble up 40 per cent of the consumer wristwatch market by 2016, Gartner says.

Malware virus

FireEye names malware's favorite targets, sources

Malware activity has become so pervasive globally that attack servers are now hosted in 206 countries and territories.

Anti-theft software could be exploited, Kaspersky reports

Kaspersky Lab's research has revealed millions of computers running anti-theft software could be at risk of being hijacked by cyber attackers.

US wins 'spampionship' but zombies everywhere help spew

The U.S. is officially the world's capital for spam-spewing zombified computers after taking top spot on the 2013 Dirty Dozen Spampionship league table.

bitcoin

Bitcoin accepted as valid currency by Australian lawyers

The legal fraternity has made it first foray into the use of Bitcoins as payments for services rendered.

malware

Beware ransomware, mobile malware in 2014, McAfee says

Cybercriminals are expected to increasingly use ransomware, malware, and hacktivism to move further into the lucrative business market.

tablets

Tablets will rule 2014, analysts say, but vendors will battle

Tablets will out-ship almost all other PC form factors combined next year, forming nearly 50 percent of the total market, say analysts at Canalys.