Tag Archives: Security

Hacking: Number One Fear among Consumers

  Hacking is the biggest concern that Internet users in the U.S. have, according to a new study. People are extremely concerned about the theft of their information, and they want the federal government to take more steps to protect them. Growing … Continue reading

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Hacker took over BBC computer server, tried to ‘sell’ access

  BOSTON: A hacker secretly took over a computer server at the BBC, Britain’s public broadcaster, and then launched a Christmas Day campaign to convince other cyber criminals to pay him for access to the system. While it is not known if … Continue reading

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Is this Ukrainian helping to sell millions of stolen Target credit card numbers online? Security expert claims he has identified black market salesman

Unmasked: Security expert Brian Krebs has identified Andrew Hodiverski, pictured, as the operator of the underground online ‘card shop’ Rescator.la that has been selling millions of credit card numbers stolen from Target   The web security blogger who broke the news about … Continue reading

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2014: The Year of Madware?

  2013 has, as always, brought new security threats thanks to the ever-increasing world of cybercrime. We’ve seen Cryptolocker, a type of ransomware that originally targeted businesses, before moving on to attack the more lucrative (and easier) home PC market. It’s thought … Continue reading

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Snapchat exploits published by snubbed researchers

  After months of being ignored by the company behind the popular instant messaging app Snapchat, Australian hackers Gibson Security has finally published exploits that they discovered. The exploits could be used to match names and phone numbers on Snapchat. Additionally, unscrupulous … Continue reading

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Cybersecurity Will Get More Complex in 2014

Cybersecurity threats will get more sophisticated in 2014.   Bad news for all businesses, big and small. Cybersecurity is going to get a lot more complicated in 2014. Global nonprofit IT association ISACAbelieves IT and cybersecurity professionals should resolve now to gear up for … Continue reading

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Dogecoin Was Hacked, Who Knew You Couldn’t Trust a Currency Based on a Meme

  Dogecoin doesn’t exactly have a trustworthy ring to it. It’s like the old Steve Martin joke about nobody wanting to put their money in “Fred’s Bank.” So readers may not be surprised to hear Fred’s Bank Dogecoin was hacked yesterday, and the thief … Continue reading

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Ad-Aware Free 11.1

  We have taken the security product millions of people know and trust one step further to give all users the power to protect themselves online. By combining Lavasoft’s pioneer anti-spyware technology with traditional anti-virus protection, Ad-Aware Free now features complete malware … Continue reading

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Target security breach affects local shopper

  The security breach at all Target stores nationwide put 40 million shoppers at risk of fraud, and it’s already prompting tighter security for local customers. Theresa Moore shops at Target all the time, so she knew she needed to be on high … Continue reading

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Rugged 3U VPX Ethernet switch for avionics, ships, and land sites introduced by PCI Systems

  SUNNYVALE, Calif., 22 Dec. 2013. PCI Systems Inc. in Sunnyvale, Calif., is introducing the PCI_300.600 Iguana 3U VPX 26-port ruggedEthernet switch for aerospace and defense embedded computing applications inavionics, surface ships, submarines, and fixed sites. The Iguana 3U OpenVPX L2 enterprise Ethernet switch … Continue reading

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