- News tagged "online security"
Friday, 31 Aug 2012
Oracle has just released emergency software patches to address critical vulnerabilities of Java, running in web browsers on desktops. According to Computerworld, the impetus behind the company's quick actions is the increasing scale of hackers' operations to exploit these vulnerabilities.
Monday, 13 Feb 2012
Microsoft Store India has been reportedly hacked by the Chinese Evil Shadow Team and they have released the usernames and passwords obtained from the breach of the online store.
Tuesday, 8 Nov 2011
A temporary fix has been released by Microsoft for the Duqu Trojan, however, the company didn't comment on the timeline for the release of its official patch for this vulnerability.
Thursday, 3 Nov 2011
Symantec has issued a warning of Duqu virus infection via compromised Microsoft Word email attachments from which the Duqu installer executes itself by exploiting a Windows kernel vulnerability.
A Mac OS X Trojan, DevilRobber steals your digital currency as well as your private information. It consumes your GPU's computing time for its own nefarious purpose too.
Friday, 28 Oct 2011
Be careful of which link you click as spammers may be targeting you. Read about the dangers of shortened URL links and other security threats from the latest Symantec Intelligence Report.
A newly discovered backdoor Trojan named Tsunami threatens to hit poorly protected Mac computers and turn them into IRC-controlled bots for planned DDoS attacks.
Thursday, 27 Oct 2011
Norton addresses the rising security concerns of online personal information in the form of its 2012 products. Also introduced is the Norton One, a personalized service that will protect consumers across multiple devices.
Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011
Google Chrome users may be affected by the overzealous virus definitions in Microsoft Security Essentials. The latter has mistakenly flagged the browser as malware.
Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011
Have you gotten less spam lately? Since September 2010, the spam ratio has dropped nearly 20% in Singapore's email traffic. Still, there are several spam threats you should be aware of and this report highlights some of them.