News tagged ‘security’

Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012

Symantec Warns: Crisis for Windows Sneaks onto Virtual Machines

Symantec Warns: Crisis for Windows Sneaks onto Virtual Machines

Symantec is recommending customers to use Intrusion Prevention System or network threat protection to stop threats such as this from infiltrating a machine. Users are also advised to update their virus definitions.

Wednesday, 1 Aug 2012

Symantec Announces Opening of Security Response Center

Symantec Announces Opening of Security Response Center

The new Security Response Center in Singapore will reinforce Symantec's regional coverage to better identify and analyze emerging Internet security threats, deliver protection, and provide commentary on new trends observed in cyber attacks.

Friday, 20 Jul 2012

Symantec Advances Mobile Productivity with New Android and iOS Protection Capabilities

Symantec Advances Mobile Productivity with New Android and iOS Protection Capabilities

Symantec today announced mobile portfolio updates to enable secure mobile email deployments, mobile application initiatives and Bring Your Own Device programs.

Friday, 13 Jul 2012

Norton Survey Shows Three in Five Singaporeans Concerned about Mobile Cybercrime

Norton Survey Shows Three in Five Singaporeans Concerned about Mobile Cybercrime

Norton has released a survey which sheds light on Singaporeans' mobile usage habits, the importance of personal information, and their level of understanding when it comes to mobile security.

Yahoo Offically Confirms Email Breach and is Still

Yahoo Offically Confirms Email Breach and is Still "Fixing the Vulnerability"

Yahoo has formally confirmed that the Yahoo Voices data breach did come from its servers, and that "approximately" 400,000 email addresses and passwords have been compromised in plain text online.

New Android Malware Found on Google Play

New Android Malware Found on Google Play

According to Symantec, a new Android.Dropdialer Trojan was found masquerading as two popular game titles on the Google Play store. Since their appearances on Google Play on June 24, they’ve raked in 50,000 to 100,000 downloads.

Thursday, 12 Jul 2012

Microsoft Advises Users of Windows 7 and Vista to Disable Desktop Gadgets

Microsoft Advises Users of Windows 7 and Vista to Disable Desktop Gadgets

In a security advisory released yesterday, Microsoft advised Windows 7 and Vista users to disable their Windows Sidebar and Gadgets. The company warned that insecure gadgets could be used to run arbitrary code on a computer. Read on to find out how to secure your affected system.

Monday, 9 Jul 2012

Trend Micro Warns Against Fake Skype App Incurring Charges by Sending Messages

Trend Micro Warns Against Fake Skype App Incurring Charges by Sending Messages

This malicious app sends SMS messages to specific numbers, incurring unnecessary charges and although these fake Skype apps are marketed specifically to Android users, the malicious .JAR file can be executed on pre-Software Installation Script (SIS) Symbian phones or certain versions of Android which run Java MIDlet too.

Thursday, 5 Jul 2012

IMS.cloud Addresses Security and Compliance Issues for Corporate IM Platforms

IMS.cloud Addresses Security and Compliance Issues for Corporate IM Platforms

IMS.cloud is designed to scan every IM sent to or coming from an organization. Incoming messages, including attachments, are scanned for viruses, worms, and URLs which may lead to malicious websites.

Friday, 29 Jun 2012

AutoCAD Users - Beware of Circulating Design File Malware

AutoCAD Users - Beware of Circulating Design File Malware

ESET has uncovered a worm that targets AutoCAD drawings. Upon infection, the worm - ACAD/Medre.A - will proceed to steal files and send them to email accounts in China.

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