- News tagged "security"
Friday, 31 Aug 2012
Prolexic Technologies has added a free glossary of DoS and DDoS terms to its online Knowledge Center, explaining the tools and methods hackers use to target organizations.
Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012
Symantec has identified Android.Loozfon, a rare example of malware which targets female Android users.
Wednesday, 22 Aug 2012
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
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 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 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 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.
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
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
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.