Monthly Archives: April 2011
Five weeks after shipping Firefox 4, the Mozilla project has published the new browser's first-ever security update.
The Firefox version number bumps up to 4.0.1.
The New York Yankees accidentally emailed personal details on 21,000 customers to their affiliates. Around the same time DSLReports disclosed they had been hacked through a SQL injection attack that disclosed the plain text passwords of thousands of members.
Hacking ad servers is a effective way of injecting malicious code into multiple third party web sites, potentially exposing huge numbers of users to the attack. Find out more about this latest attack being used to infect victims with TDSS.
While we are all interested when millions of records are stolen from well known companies, these attacks are a small part of the problem.
Sony confirms that credit card details which could have been stolen in the recent hack of the PlayStation Network were encrypted, but doesn't reassure customers regarding the strength of encryption.
Who would have thought it? A free anti-virus program for Apple Macs being named best anti-malware solution ahead of those security products for boring old Windows.
Two weeks ago, the FBI kicked off an anti-cybercrime operation of a sort which had never been authorised before in America, taking remote remediation action against infected PCs.
Things went so well the Feds want to do more.
Just how could user accounts, potentially including credit card details, of a whopping 70 million users not be encrypted? It baffles the mind.
Users of Sony's PlayStation Network are at risk of identity theft after hackers broke into the system, and accessed the personal information of videogame players.
The Love Bug, one the most infamous viruses of all time, has inspired a movie. Will you go to see it?
The CIH virus, also known as Chernobyl, quickly became one of the most commonly encountered viruses in the wild. Graham Cluley takes a look back in time.
The Sony PlayStation Network has been offline since 20th April, following what the company calls an "external intrusion".
Iranian officials today claimed to have intercepted a cyberwarfare attack, involving malware designed to spy upon government systems.
Reports surfaced today that the Easter Bunny was involved in a minor accident and lost a netbook containing the locations he had hidden Easter eggs and baskets around the world.