Monthly Archives: January 2012
There's an easy way to get around Wikipedia's blackout, using a tool which can also boost your online security.
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A data-stealing Trojan horse may have smuggled out login information to gain access to a cargo shuttle that carries food and equipment to the International Space Station (ISS).
Online shoe and clothing retailer Zappos.com has warned its users that it has suffered a massive data breach, impacting up to 24 million customers.
SophosLabs is warning users not to read too much into docs.google.com URLs.
Two scam campaigns this weekend used Google Docs to attack two very different targets. One had big-four Aussie bank ANZ in its sights; the other was aimed at a large North American school.
Join Chester Wisniewski and James Hilliard for a webcast covering the latest security developments from the second half of 2011 on January 26th, 2012 at 19:00 UTC/2PM Eastern time.
A man and his daughter are rescued by police after they were lured to South Africa by a scam email telling them they had won a fortune in a lottery.
Did you receive a message saying that Hotmail's email servers were congested, and so they were removing all unused accounts?
If so, I hope you responded to the email with a roll of the eyes and a quick stab of the delete button. Because if you didn't, you might have been at risk of having your login credentials stolen.
It's Friday the Thirteenth, an infamous date in the history of malware.
So here's a satirical trip down memory lane to consider other dies irae in the computer virus calendar.
I received a spam today attempting to sell me ethical hacking classes, of all things. Looking at it further I enjoyed a chuckle and thought I would share it with our readers.
With ICANN opening their high cost registration process for new gTLDs, what are the legitimate concerns and risks trademark owners may face from cybersquatters?
If you spend a lot of time paying attention to IT (in)security it can drive you to rant on occasion. This is one of those occasions, as too many companies are putting their future and their customers at risk thinking that "IT security isn't our busniess".
George Fried,an, CEO of Stratfor, came forth with a public statement explaining what happened in the attacks against his company last December. He admitted fault, took responsibility and accused Anonymous of censorship that doesn't come openly from governments, but rather from people hiding behind masks.