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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.

Thursday, 20 Feb 2014

PSA: New Firmware Updates from ASUS Address Serious Security Flaws

PSA: New Firmware Updates from ASUS Address Serious Security Flaws

ASUS has just released firmware updates for routers affected by a serious security flaw. Users are recommended to download and update their router's firmware as soon as possible.

Wednesday, 12 Feb 2014

Samsung Knox Now Commercially Available in Singapore

Samsung Knox Now Commercially Available in Singapore

Samsung Electronics has announced the availability of the Samsung Knox, a secure Android platform for enterprise customers in Singapore. Key mobile operators and partners that offer Samsung KNOX are SingTel, StarHub, M1, Qool Labs, M.Tech, Malifax, and Trusted Source.

Monday, 27 Jan 2014

Symantec: Potential Security Threats Surface as IoT Becomes Reality

Symantec: Potential Security Threats Surface as IoT Becomes Reality

Symantec Security Response has warned that a growing number of devices are becoming the focus of security threats as IoT (Internet of Things) becomes a reality.

Thursday, 23 Jan 2014

Bugs in Chrome Allow Others to Listen in on Your Private Conversations

Bugs in Chrome Allow Others to Listen in on Your Private Conversations

By exploiting bugs in Google Chrome, sites can activate your microphone and listen in on your conversations, turning the web browser into an espionage tool.

Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014

If Your Password is in this List, Change it Now!

If Your Password is in this List, Change it Now!

Security firm Splashdata just unveiled its annual list of the 25 most commonly used passwords. If you are setting a new password, make sure it is not from this list.

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