Tag Archives: Security

Smartphone Security: Android vs. iOS

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When first powering up a new notebook or desktop computer, the first thing a security-savvy person does is make sure security is set up and working. Those who would steal information, use your computer as a launching pad for malicious

Don’t Let Usability Issues Compromise Security

Anyone who has worked in an office environment as probably received an email or alert notifying staff that it’s time to change their login passwords (again) — and that those passwords have to meet an ever growing list of criteria:

Twitter Hacked Accounts Posting links to Android Opfake Trojan

Symantec are tracking a new malicious link that is posted on compromised Twitter accounts. The posted links are redirecting victims to a website that are hosting malicious applications. By visiting the malicious website victims start to download a fake Asphalt

RFS: Request For Security!

Rick Lawhorn, CISA, CISSP, CHP, CHSS As the industry prepares for increased regulations and compliance requirements from state and federal governments, businesses are taking a harder look at endpoint security. This emerging trend is starting to require businesses to re-evaluate

Microsoft Plans to fix 57 security bug

Microsoft has issued an advanced notification to fix several security vulnerabilities in windows operating system, Internet explorer web-browser, Office and the .NET framework. The Security bulletins for this month patch Tuesday are intended to eliminate 57 vulnerabilities in Microsoft products.

Wikileaks and Anonymous release “global intelligence files” Part one

Today, Monday 27 February, Anonymous have started in a new union with wikileaks planning to publish “The global intelligence files”. Those files are belonging to global intelligence company Stratfor and containing a lot of confidential information. More than five million

CONFidence 2012 IT Security Conference

CONFidence is an annual IT security conference that will take place on 23-24th May, 2012 in Krakow, Poland for the 10th time! The best speakers, latest issues, laid-back atmosphere and Krakow crazy night life – that is why CONFidence has