News tagged ‘security’

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.

Monday, 21 Apr 2014

Some Good News, Heartbleed Bug Mostly Fixed

Some Good News, Heartbleed Bug Mostly Fixed

According to Internet security firm Sucuri, most of the top web sites around the world are free from the Heartbleed vulnerability. However, a handful of web sites still remain vulnerable.

Monday, 14 Apr 2014

Hackers Successfully Use Heartbleed to Access Private Security Keys

Hackers Successfully Use Heartbleed to Access Private Security Keys

Content distribution network Cloudfare has confirmed that it is possible for hackers to obtain private security keys using the Heartbleed bug.

Friday, 11 Apr 2014

PSA: Change Your Passwords at These Heartbleed-hit Websites Now!

PSA: Change Your Passwords at These Heartbleed-hit Websites Now!

Heartbleed is one of the largest security threats the Internet has ever experienced, with an estimated two out of every three web server affected. Here are some websites that you need to change your password now.

Wednesday, 9 Apr 2014

PSA: As Many as Two-thirds of the World's Web Servers Affected by the Heartbleed Bug

PSA: As Many as Two-thirds of the World's Web Servers Affected by the Heartbleed Bug

Security researchers have uncovered a serious vulnerability called Heartbleed in the popular OpenSSL cryptographic software library that could potentially affect as many as two-thirds of the world's web servers.

Friday, 14 Mar 2014

Symantec: Google Docs Users Targeted by Sophisticated Phishing Scam

Symantec: Google Docs Users Targeted by Sophisticated Phishing Scam

In its latest blog entry, Symantec warns of an ongoing intricate scam targeting Google Docs and Google Drive users.

Thursday, 13 Mar 2014

WhatsApp Private Messages Reportedly at Risk Due to Security Flaw

WhatsApp Private Messages Reportedly at Risk Due to Security Flaw

An IT consultant claimed he has found a security flaw in the Android version of popular instant messaging software, WhatsApp. By using a malware with unrestricted access to the Android device's SD card, a hacker is able to extract WhatsApp private messages and upload them without the owner's knowledge.

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