Monthly Archives: June 2011
Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair has his personal address book and details of his friends disclosed by hackers. This is the latest hack in a wave of attacks for political reasons that have targeted corporations and governments alike.
Some hackers are taking offense at all the attention Lulz Security has gotten recently and are taking matters into their own hands. Some are trying to disclose their identities, while others are re-hacking previous victims to show off their skill.
It's time once again to patch your Mac against the latest security vulnerabilities - before they're exploited by malware authors and hackers.
The latest in a string of attacks by LulzSec has targeted the Arizona police, exposing user names and personal information of law enforcement officers as well as sensitive documents.
Don't assume that fake websites will be obvious because of poor spelling, unprofessional layout or brand inaccuracies.
Here's some advice for our Aussie readers at tax time. Don't worry if you're not in Australia, or you're not worried about your tax affairs: the advice is valid worldwide, year-long.
Sophos has discovered a problem that may be affecting security on a small number of computers running Sophos Anti-Virus or Sophos Endpoint Security and Control. Learn more now.
"It seems so easy to be a cybercrook - why don't the police do something about it?"
Despite the technical and legal complexities of taking on international cybercrime, the cops sometimes do get their man - or men.
Imagine you're giving a presentation to the board of directors at your company. You have your PowerPoint slides all ready, you're projecting onto a 64 inch screen... what could possibly go wrong?
The arrest of a 19-year-old man suspected of being connected with the LulzSec internet attacks against various organisations has certainly made the headlines. Graham Cluley takes a closer look at the front pages of the UK press.
Mozilla met its promise by getting Firefox 5 out by the solstice. But finding out exactly what's changed, and whether you need to update, isn't as easy as you might like.
Paul Ducklin ferrets out the security fixes so you don't have to.
UK police have arrested a man suspected of being involved in the LulzSec hacks and denial-of-service attacks.
Customers of cloud-based file storing-and-sharing company Dropbox should check on the data they've entrusted to the service, following the company's admission that it messed up its access controls for several hours.