News tagged ‘security’

Friday, 13 Jul 2012

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.

Wednesday, 13 Jun 2012

Symantec to Deliver Disaster Recovery as a Service on Windows Azure

Symantec to Deliver Disaster Recovery as a Service on Windows Azure

Symantec will extend its Storage Foundation High Availability for Windows and Veritas Volume replicator DR (disaster recovery) software solution to the Windows Azure cloud platform.

Wednesday, 30 May 2012

Unpatched Exploit in Windows Allows Applications to Run On Top of Login Screen

Unpatched Exploit in Windows Allows Applications to Run On Top of Login Screen

An unpatched exploit that affects Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2 and Windows 8 Consumer Preview allows a user to launch a system shell by manipulating the sticky keys function. This hack is straightforward to implement as it can be executed in a matter of minutes.

Tuesday, 15 May 2012

Kronicles Offers Revolutionary On-site & Off-site Backup to SMBs

Kronicles Offers Revolutionary On-site & Off-site Backup to SMBs

Allowing SMBs to enjoy reliable and secure off-site data protection, the solution is the first in the region to provide a fully managed and monitored backup service featuring both on-site and off-site backup, via a dedicated link.

Friday, 4 May 2012

Norton 2013 Public Betas Now Available

Norton 2013 Public Betas Now Available

Designed to be compatible with the Windows 8 Consumer Preview, the betas now include improved cloud-enabled features including (but not limited to) Norton Management and Norton Identity Safe.

Symantec Discovers New Android Malware Threat

Symantec Discovers New Android Malware Threat

Detected by Symantec as Android.Notcompatible, the Android malware threat is currently being spread by a handful of infected websites.

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