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Facebook used to sell Zeus botnet console, showing cyber crooks are getting considerably more brazen
Home network routers may contain vulnerabilities and some can even invite intruders into your home.
WordPress has a lot of excellent security features. One of these features is the ability to specify randomized keys and salts to help keep cookies and form nonces secure. Sadly, there are a lot of WordPress users who miss out on this extra security because they haven’t configured it for their site.
That Really Cool App You Put on Your Smart Phone is Probably Collecting All Sorts of Information – and You Don’t Even Know ItA few weeks ago I warned that mobile applications may not behave the way that users expect them to. (See “ App Happy Downloaders May Get More Than They Expect .”) As a follow-up to that post, I talked more in-depth with Domingo Guerra, president and co-founder of Appthority.
The threat landscape of 2013 will continue to amp up the security battleground…
Wikipedia describes ransomware as a class of malware which restricts access to the computer system that it infects, and demands a ransom be paid to the creator of the malware in order for the restriction to be removed.
Do you have a Windows computer currently in use or an old box that accepts Remote Desktop Protocol (RDP)? Most enterprises do allow RDP, so the client box can connect to a remote host computer.
Cocoon, a browser plug-in designed to protect your privacy and security online, is now available for Google's Chrome browser, according to its maker Virtual World Computing. The software is offered as a free plug-in with advertising, as well as in a paid premium version with added features, and works by placing Cocoon's servers between a consumer and the Internet.
Show me any piece of security technology on this planet and tell me it's bullet-proof and I'll call you a liar.
My iPhone is like a third hand when I am in public space; I never let it out of my sight.
Version 3.4.2 Languages : English • 中文(简体) • 中文(繁體) • Русский • ( Add your language ) On September 6, 2012, WordPress 3.4.2 was released to the public.
Cryptography recently joined forces with neuroscience to propose a groundbreaking innovation in authentication. Hristo Bojinov of Stanford University along with Daniel Sanchez and Paul Reber of Northwestern, Dan Boneh of Stanford, and Patrick Lincoln of SRI published a paper on “ Designing Crypto Primitives Secure Against Rubber Hose Attacks .” Passwords, encryption keys, and other methods of verification are critical to keeping secrets in the digital era but have a number of major weaknesses.
An item of Windows malware has managed to make its way onto Apple's iOS App Store. It's likely to have been an accidental screw-up, but it nonetheless raises concerns about Apple's app-screening process. The malicious Windows executable was found by a user who downloaded an app called "Instaquotes-Quotes Cards For Instagram" from iTunes before his security software warned him that the file was infected with a worm.
A typical child in the 21st century is practically raised on technology. Tablets, smartphones and multiple computers in most American homes virtually ensure a technologically groomed child. Our tech savvy offspring still need the guidance of parents to teach them about online safety and to help them recognize the threats that loom beyond their LCD screen. So what exactly do we have to worry about?
A blog covering security and security technology. « Tax Return Identity Theft | Main | Obama's Role in Stuxnet and Iranian Cyberattacks » The Vulnerabilities Market and the Future of Security Recently, there have been several articles about the new market in zero-day exploits: new and unpatched computer vulnerabilities.