Monthly Archives: May 2011
President Obama and Howard Schmidt outlined their proposed changes to the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act last week and we provide a summary and analysis of what it will mean if signed into law.
99% of Android devices might be at risk from a vulnerability which could allow hackers to snoop on your Google Calendar and Contacts information.
Learn more about the problem, and how to protect yourself.
In the wake of the Epsilon megaleak, MailChimp introduces new features to help protect users' mailing lists from being exploited by hackers.
Football star's website hacked with images of Jar Jar Binks and Osama bin Laden.
Do you know how to reduce the chances of your own website being hacked?
Two British members of the notorious GhostMarket online cybercrime forum have been sentenced for hacks that stole details of thousands of credit cards and forced an online hosting company to go out of business.
The UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer has said that British government computers are being attacked by over 20,000 malicious email attacks each month.
Resumes of job hunters and email addresses of video game fans have been stolen by hackers in an attack on the Eidos and "Deus Ex: Human Revolution" websites.
Android Market has been hit by another malware incident when a number of SMS sending Trojans have been published by unknown attackers. The incident was not as serious as the one in March when over 50 apps were affected by the Droid Dream malware, although any attack affecting Android Market is serious.
The use of search engine optimisation (SEO) for redirecting users to scareware sites is well known, but we also see the same techniques being used to redirect people to exploit sites. Take a look into some recent SEO attacks, and see exactly where the protection layers Sophos provide actually fit.