Advertisements don't have a great track record for safety and we are beginning to see more frequent abuse of search and mobile ads to deliver unwanted addons purporting to be legitimate tools. Be careful where you click and closely scrutinize software options before installation.
Chet and Duck turn a week's worth of lost data, malware attacks, misleading apologies and shabby security into actions you can take to steer a safer course in your own organisation.
Here's our weekly "podcast with a purpose"...
Apple released the latest update to iTunes today, version 11.0.3, fixing 41 vulnerabilities in the Windows version and 1 in the OS X version. Many of these flaws are rated critical and we advise you update as soon as possible.
After celebrity Web 2.0 journalist Mat Honan had all his iDevices remote-wiped by a cybercrook last year, Apple's login security has been under scrutiny.
Good news! Apple has finally bitten the bullet and started offering two-factor verification for Apple ID users...
Chester Wisniewski and Paul Ducklin chat about the security issues surrounding Apple's new iTunes security, knowledge-based authentication, Mac malware and Google's fine from the FCC.
Apple is prompting some of its iTunes/App Store/iOS customers to set up three new security questions and an alternate email, in an attempt to smother a growing wave of phishing and fraud.
Watch out for shopping scams as the seasonal shopping frenzy ramps up over the US Thanksgiving weekend.
Apple's latest iOS update is out. The new version bumps iOS5 up to 5.0.1, and is Apple's first update available over-the-air.
Question is, should you update right away?
Apple released iTunes 10.5 today to fix 79 vulnerabilities for Windows users and introduce support for iCloud, wireless syncing and iOS 5 compatibility.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley stated this week that her office will begin an investigation targeting Apple Computers. She is looking into whether Apple is in compliance with her state's data breach notification laws related to fraud occurring on the iTunes store.
Hackers are selling access to stolen iTunes accounts on Chinese auction site Taobao.
Are you taking enough care with your iTunes and other online accounts?
Here's the story so far. On Monday, TechCrunch reported that there appeared to be a "major security hole" in iTunes accounts which were linked to PayPal. Affected users began to report that somehow unauthorised charges had appeared on their PayPal Read more…
Sophos has launched its first application for the Apple iPhone - designed to give you a better view of the security threats that are out there, with live hourly updates direct from SophosLabs. The app, which also runs on the Read more…
Amid all the usual attacks posing as delivery notices from DHL and FedEx this morning, I spotted some malware that had been spammed out posing as an Apple iTunes certificate for $50. The emails read as follows: Subject: Thank you Read more…