Monthly Archives: July 2013

PCI drafts new regulation for pharmacy education to upgrade it at par with global standards

  July 15th, 2013  National Cyber Security   Edit In a move to reform and upgrade the pharmacy educational system in the country, in line with the well accepted international pharmacy practices, the Pharmacy Council of India (PCI) has recently framed the … Continue reading

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What Happens When Your Internet Keeps Closing on You?

  Troubleshooting Web browsers that refuse to remain open can be a lengthy and frustrating process. If your browser keeps closing, you likely have a conflict within the browser that prevents normal function. For example, plugins and add-ons can interfere … Continue reading

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Who is winning the war on cybercrime?

  Shawn Ballesty of All Mounting and Diecutting Services in Sydney saw $18,000 vanish from his business’ bank account after malicious software infected the company’s computers. Photo: James Brickwood At first, Shawn Ballesty thought the delay in his rent payment … Continue reading

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The hidden cost of free apps

  All free mobile apps supported by advertising carry a hidden cost. Those adverts can consume a fair amount of bandwidth, but they can be much more dangerous than that: they are perfect vehicles for hidden malware. If you’re responsible … Continue reading

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New web app to determine value of Gmail accounts for hackers

Sydney: Gmail users will now be able to get a fair idea of how precious their accounts might be to malicious hackers and law enforcement agencies based on new apps released by researchers from two universities. According to the Sydney … Continue reading

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Android Phones: NSA Surveillance Using Flaws?

Amnesty International has offered new revelations about the extent of surveillance by the National Security Agency (NSA). These revelations, combined with evidence about the vulnerability of Android phones, allow for the possibility that hackers may not be the only ones … Continue reading

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Can State and Local Govs Benefit from the U.S. Commerce Department’s Cybersecurity Program?

Data breaches are inevitable. As Michigan CSO Dan Lohrmann noted earlier this year, small security breaches occur in government more often than many people are aware of — and then there are the large, widely publicized breaches, most recently in California, the Washington … Continue reading

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EU increases penalties for cybercriminals and hackers

The European Union has decided to raise prison sentences for people found guilty of hacking, data breaches, and cyberattacks. Lawmakers from the 28 nations in the EU decided Thursday, in a 541-91 vote, to assign harsher penalties for various cybercrimes, … Continue reading

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Hackers to Yahoo! at Hyderabad this month

Yahoo! India R&D, a subsidiary of American internet corporation Yahoo! Inc on Saturday announced that the sixth edition of Yahoo! Hack India will be held in Hyderabad on July 13 and 14, 2013.   This will be Yahoo!’s first hack event in … Continue reading

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HTC and Samsung sales sink, hackers pounce: Android’s week gets worse

HTC and Samsung have both clocked in with lower than expected sales of their Android devices, leaving investors disappointed and raising the very real question of whether the Android platform has peaked as no other Android vendors are picking up … Continue reading

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