• News tagged "security"

Wednesday, 19 Nov 2014

Update your Windows now

Update your Windows now

Microsoft has released an unscheduled Windows update to patch a critical security bug that's being exploited in the wild.

Tuesday, 11 Nov 2014

Dell announces Venue 11 Pro 7000 series tablets;  sports Intel's Core M Broadwell CPU

Dell announces Venue 11 Pro 7000 series tablets; sports Intel's Core M Broadwell CPU

Dell's security conscious Venue line of tablets has a new iteration, the Venue 11 Pro 7000 series. Outfitted with much better internal hardware and sporting Intel's latest in computing technology for mobile computing, this Windows 8.1 tablet could be the ideal business partner you'll ever need.

Thursday, 6 Nov 2014

WireLurker is iOS's first major security threat

WireLurker is iOS's first major security threat

Researchers from Palo Alto Networks have uncovered a new way in which iPhones and iPads could potentially be affected by a new malware threat called WireLurker.

Monday, 22 Sep 2014

Netflix is in talks to ban VPN access

Netflix is in talks to ban VPN access

According to reports, Netflix is under pressure by Australian right holders of US-produced shows and movies to block VPN use and talks are currently underway.

Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014

Trend Micro introduces new Maximum Security Cloud Edition security software

Trend Micro introduces new Maximum Security Cloud Edition security software

Trend Micro has just introduced its new Maximum Security Cloud Edition security software that helps protect Internet users from potentially harmful activities online.

Friday, 12 Sep 2014

The U.S. government threatened to fine Yahoo US$250,000 a day

The U.S. government threatened to fine Yahoo US$250,000 a day

According to declassified documents, the U.S. government threatened Yahoo with a massive US$250,000 a day fine if it failed to comply with its request for user communications data.

Tuesday, 2 Sep 2014

Apple investigating iCloud for possible connection with celebrity photo leaks

Apple investigating iCloud for possible connection with celebrity photo leaks

Apple has said that it is "actively investigating" iCloud to see if it is in some way responsible for the leak of hundreds of racy photos involving celebrities.

Saturday, 16 Aug 2014

Update your Synology NAS to avoid attacks from “SynoLocker

Update your Synology NAS to avoid attacks from “SynoLocker" ransomware

Synology has confirmed that older versions of DiskStation Manager are being targeted by a ransomware known as "SynoLocker," which exploits two vulnerabilities that were fixed late in 2013. Find out how you can detect if you are infected, measures for prevention and your recourse to minimize and overcome the malware if you are affected.

Friday, 1 Aug 2014

Xiaomi responds to allegations that its phones are sending personal data to Chinese servers secretly

Xiaomi responds to allegations that its phones are sending personal data to Chinese servers secretly

In a nutshell, Xiaomi says that's not true. More details after the jump.

Security researchers show how a USB device can takeover your computer

Security researchers show how a USB device can takeover your computer

Security researchers Karsten Nohl and Jakob Lell plan to demonstrate a collection of proof-of-concept software to show how the security of USB devices are "fundamentally broken".

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