News tagged ‘security’

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".

Tuesday, 8 Jul 2014

New T.S.A. Rules Will Disallow Passengers from Carrying Aboard Uncharged Devices

New T.S.A. Rules Will Disallow Passengers from Carrying Aboard Uncharged Devices

The Transportation Security Administration of the United States have passed new rules that disallows passengers from carrying aboard uncharged electronic devices.

Wednesday, 2 Jul 2014

Microsoft Enhances Security for Outlook.com and OneDrive; Opens First Transparency Center

Microsoft Enhances Security for Outlook.com and OneDrive; Opens First Transparency Center

Microsoft has just shared three important milestones that honor its earlier promise for increased security and transparency of its online and software products.

Friday, 30 May 2014

M1, e-Cop and Radware Introduce Next-Gen Managed Security Service

M1, e-Cop and Radware Introduce Next-Gen Managed Security Service

The cloud-based managed security service, utilizing Radware's next-generation networks and application security technologies, will deliver advanced threat protection from distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks to M1's enterprise fibre broadband customers.

Thursday, 22 May 2014

Symantec Advises Users Against Sharing Sensitive Data via SMS

Symantec Advises Users Against Sharing Sensitive Data via SMS

Symantec has reported that powerful russian cybercrime gangs have begun to use premium Android malware to broaden their attacks on financial institutions. The tool, known as iBanking, is one of the most expensive piece of malware Symantec has ever seen on the underground market.

PSA: eBay Database Compromised, All Users Requested to Change Passwords

PSA: eBay Database Compromised, All Users Requested to Change Passwords

Popular online auction and sales site eBay has just announced that one of its database has been compromised in a cyberattack, and urged all users to change their passwords.

Tuesday, 29 Apr 2014

Symantec Releases Workaround Tool for MSFT IE Zero Day Vulnerability

Symantec Releases Workaround Tool for MSFT IE Zero Day Vulnerability

In response to the latest Microsoft Internet Explorer Zero Day vulnerability that affects all versions of Internet Explorer, Symantec is providing a script to mitigate against the attacks.

Monday, 28 Apr 2014

PSA: All Versions of Internet Explorer Vulnerable to Security Flaw

PSA: All Versions of Internet Explorer Vulnerable to Security Flaw

A new security flaw has been discovered that affects all versions of Internet Explorer (6 to 11) that could let attackers gain full user control of your computer, steal your private information and more.

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