News tagged ‘security’

Friday, 5 Jul 2013

Android Flaw Leaves 99% of Devices Vulnerable to Hackers

Android Flaw Leaves 99% of Devices Vulnerable to Hackers

Mobile security firm Bluebox stumbled upon a security flaw on Android where hackers can modify any app into a Trojan program to steal personal data or take control of the system.

Monday, 24 Jun 2013

Serious Smishing Vulnerability Discovered in Samsung Galaxy S4

Serious Smishing Vulnerability Discovered in Samsung Galaxy S4

Chinese security firm Qihoo recently discovered a serious flaw in the "cloud backup" feature of the Samsung Galaxy S4, which when exploited, allows malicious software to send text messages while assuming your identity without you knowing.

Monday, 6 May 2013

Samsung Knox Approved by Department of Defense for Use in US Government

Samsung Knox Approved by Department of Defense for Use in US Government

Samsung today announced that Samsung Knox-enabled devices have been approved by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) for use in DoD networks. The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has finished successful testing of Samsung Knox devices.

Friday, 26 Apr 2013

McAfee Delivers Enterprise Class Security to the Cloud

McAfee Delivers Enterprise Class Security to the Cloud

McAfee has announced the addition of identity and access management solutions to its Security Connected portfolio. They include the Cloud Single Sign On, One Time Password, and Identity Center of Expertise.

Thursday, 18 Apr 2013

Microsoft Account Gets Two-factor Authentication

Microsoft Account Gets Two-factor Authentication

Microsoft has just announced that you can now optionally turn on two-step verification for your entire Microsoft account.

Thursday, 4 Apr 2013

Combat Device Theft with the New Lookout Update

Combat Device Theft with the New Lookout Update

The updated Lookout comes with Lock Cam, a free feature that automatically takes a picture of anyone who enters an incorrect password three times into your Android lock screen utilizing the front-facing camera on your mobile device.

Thursday, 7 Mar 2013

Trend Micro Announces New Mobile Security for Consumers with Privacy Protection for Facebook

Trend Micro Announces New Mobile Security for Consumers with Privacy Protection for Facebook

The third generation personal edition of Trend Micro Mobile Security for Android devices (running Android 2.2 Froyo and higher) advances security to a new level by extending protection to Facebook information.

Wednesday, 6 Mar 2013

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Delivers Deeper Protection and Seamless Manageability to IT Departments

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business Delivers Deeper Protection and Seamless Manageability to IT Departments

Kaspersky Endpoint Security for Business, the company's new flagship security platform for businesses, was built to provide the best protection from advanced malware and cybercrime, and also to combat another common enemy of IT security – complexity.

Wednesday, 27 Feb 2013

Early Version of Stuxnet With Alternate Attack Method Detected

Early Version of Stuxnet With Alternate Attack Method Detected

Symantec Security Response has discovered new intelligence on the earliest known version of Stuxnet.

Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013

Apple Attacked by Hackers, Will Issue Malware Removal Tool Soon *Updated*

Apple Attacked by Hackers, Will Issue Malware Removal Tool Soon *Updated*

According to a statement by Apple, the company was attacked by hackers but said that no data was retrieved. The company will also issue a malware removal tool soon.

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