News tagged ‘security’

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.

Tuesday, 19 Feb 2013

Symantec: Phishing Attacks Have Been Setting Twitter Aflutter

Symantec: Phishing Attacks Have Been Setting Twitter Aflutter

Twitter recently announced that the details of around 250,000 users may have been compromised before it discovered and stopped an attack on their network. Over the past few months, the Symantec response team has observed one particular attack taking place on Twitter.

Thursday, 14 Feb 2013

Google Reported More Than Half the Bugs Addressed in Microsoft's Latest Patch

Google Reported More Than Half the Bugs Addressed in Microsoft's Latest Patch

According to reports, Google engineers reported more than half the vulnerabilities that were addressed in Microsoft's latest security patch.

Friday, 8 Feb 2013

Adobe Releases Emergency Security Updates for Flash Player

Adobe Releases Emergency Security Updates for Flash Player

Adobe has just released emergency security updates for the company's Flash Player to address two vulnerabilities that are being exploited in the wild.

Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013

Trend Micro Warns Against Cybercriminals Capitalizing on Windows 8's Popularity

Trend Micro Warns Against Cybercriminals Capitalizing on Windows 8's Popularity

Trend Micro has detected some sites which are offering their own dubious version of free 'Windows 8 Activator' upgrade. With the adoption rate of Windows 8 increasing by more than 30% in January 2013, cybercriminals are hoping to ride on Windows 8's popularity.

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