• News tagged "security"

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.

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.

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