• News tagged "online security"

Friday, 7 Sep 2012

IE10 Users on Windows 8 May Be at Risk from IE's Embedded Flash Security Flaws

IE10 Users on Windows 8 May Be at Risk from IE's Embedded Flash Security Flaws

IE10 users in Windows 8 may be at risk due security vulnerabilities in the browser's embedded Flash player. Microsoft has not release software patches for these security flaws as the company has yet to officially launch its Windows 8 operating system.

Friday, 31 Aug 2012

Oracle Issues Emergency Patches for Zero-Day Java Exploits

Oracle Issues Emergency Patches for Zero-Day Java Exploits

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 Reportedly Hacked, Users Credentials Compromised

Microsoft Store India Reportedly Hacked, Users Credentials Compromised

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

Microsoft Releases Duqu Workaround, Keeps Mum on Patch Release Timeline

Microsoft Releases Duqu Workaround, Keeps Mum on Patch Release Timeline

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

Zero-Day Vulnerability in Windows Exploited by Duqu Trojan

Zero-Day Vulnerability in Windows Exploited by Duqu Trojan

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.

DevilRobbber Steals from Unsuspecting Users in Every Sense of the Word

DevilRobbber Steals from Unsuspecting Users in Every Sense of the Word

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

Symantec Announces October 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report

Symantec Announces October 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report

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.

Hackers Port Linux Backdoor Trojan to Target Mac OS X

Hackers Port Linux Backdoor Trojan to Target Mac OS X

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 2012 Security Products and Norton One Introduced

Norton 2012 Security Products and Norton One Introduced

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

Microsoft Security Essentials Tool Mistakens Google Chrome as Malware

Microsoft Security Essentials Tool Mistakens Google Chrome as Malware

Google Chrome users may be affected by the overzealous virus definitions in Microsoft Security Essentials. The latter has mistakenly flagged the browser as malware.

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