Monthly Archives: August 2012
A Moscow-based firm has been ordered to refund victims who lost money as a result of Android malware.
Can you phish without a phishing page? Research by a student at the University of Oslo in Norway finds that, with the help of a trusty URI, ‘Yes, you can.’
There are two causes of the account lock-outs: first, ArenaNet is trying to run a civilized environment without Holocaust jokes, gay-bashing and the like, and second, gold sellers have hacked accounts to grab the goodies.
Oracle has released an emergency update fixing four vulnerabilities affecting both Java 6 and Java 7 users.
Do you still have Java turned on in your web browser?
If your answer is "Yes" or "I'm not sure" then it's time to take action.
Cybercriminals take advantage of the critical zero-day flaw vulnerability in Java, sending out malicious emails which pretend to come from an accountancy firm announcing a rise in the tax rate.
Indiana-based Cancer Care Group has lost server backups with data on 55,000 patients and staff from a parked car.
We have to ask, "Why would anyone, ever, leave an unencrypted laptop unattended in a car?"
Java flaws already included in Blackhole exploit kit, Oracle was informed of vulnerabilities in April
The latest Java flaw is already being exploited by criminals. Oracle was notified of the problem in April, but no fix is available. Learn how to disable Java or remove it from your computer to protect yourself.
Scotland Yard has arrested a former journalist with The Times in connection with an alleged hack of an anonymous blogger's email account in 2009.
Many of you have been asking us about the Reveton ransomware, which claims that the FBI has fined you, and locks you out of your PC until you pay up.
Learn what it looks like, and what to do if you or one of your friends and family encounter it...
The latest version of the Firefox browser fixes a critical security hole Naked Security reported on in June, and makes the browser’s silent update feature even stealthier.
Toyota claims that if the information were shared with competitors, or made public, "it would be highly damaging to Toyota, and its suppliers, causing immediate and irreparable damage."
Raynaldo Rivera, suspected of hacking into computer systems belonging to Sony Pictures, and stealing the personal information and passwords of thousands of innocent internet users, has been arrested by the FBI.
Residents of Hong Kong were up in arms after a popular, online vote to select the next Miss Hong Kong was sabotaged by a distributed denial-of-service attack, forcing the pageant’s judges to pick the winner on their own.
Have you heard of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement? It contains a number of controversial provisions, some considered even worse than ACTA...
For every 1000 dodgy Android apps targeting Russian speakers, we've seen about one app aimed at Japan.
But that doesn't mean if you're in Japan you can let your guard down...