How many times have you seen those banners that say “You just one a prize!” or “You just won the Millionth user award!” with flashing lights and looking all inviting, but of course you do not click on it, so this means that the people behind the malware are looking for a new target. […]Read More Children’s Games Targeted By Malware
The password is the key to everything, but there are problems with a password that drive users crazy. First of all, it has to be remembered, so therefore it either has to be easy or written down both of which is wrong according to the experts. So do you use the same one for […]Read More How To Create A Password That Is Secure
When a list of two hundred email addresses and passwords supposedly from the GAME website were dumped onto Pastebin, the worst had to be feared that the GAME website security had been breached. However, it seems not according a statement put out by the company. According to a statement issued by the company, they […]Read More GAME Denies That Its Website Was Hacked
A hacker who goes under the name of “Yama” has threatened to release the complete source code Symantec Corp’s computer security software Norton Antivirus. The threat was released in a Tweet that over the weekend that stated on Tuesday the code would be released, it is believed that it has been copied from data […]Read More Hacker Promises To Release Norton Source Code
Our passwords are the key to almost everything on the net such as email, websites, banking, social networking and even to get into the computer in the first place. Therefore, with this in mind, there are always lists of the worst passwords coming out and here are a couple lists to get you started. […]Read More What Are The Worst Passwords To Use
A worm designed to attack social networks has been at work in the UK, so far it is estimated that anything between thirty and fifty thousand usernames and passwords have been harvested by a new variation of the Ramnit worm. However it seems that the data may not be getting the hackers anywhere fast […]Read More UK Facebook Users Login Details Stolen
The website run by the online security experts Stratfor, whose clients include the likes of the US defence department, several law enforcement agencies as well as some media organisations has been hacked by Anonymous. It is claimed by Anonymous that they were able to steal thousands of credit card details, emails and passwords from the […]Read More US-based Security Firm Is Hacked By Activist Group Anonymous
Customers of Edinburgh City Council who have asked for debt advice in the past could find that their details have been stolen by hackers, they managed to get into the councils computer system and steal confidential records, the council recommends that anyone who has used this service in the past should keep an eye […]Read More Hackers Get Into Edinburgh City Council Computers And Steal Data
Have you ever wondered where all these idea for robots come from and indeed, where they are all leading to? Well it seems that the Robots App Store know exactly where the future is and have come up with this cool info graphic that really makes you think about the development of robots. Here is […]Read More Welcome To The World Of Robot Apps
It may be something to do with the amount of media coverage on the subject, but it seems that there are a lot of Facebook users who have noticed the “Other Messages” tab underneath their standard “Messages” tab, needless to say many people have found that there are messages in there that they had no […]Read More Suddenly Facebook Users Find They Have Hidden Messages
There are some interesting emails doing the rounds that offer more than season’s greetings, they come with an attachment with the title “License_key_ID[random number].zip” and yes open it at your peril becuase according to Sophos it contains a nice dose of the Troj/Bredo-MY Trojan horse malware. This is a sample of the text of the […]Read More Beware Of Emails Offering Your Adobe InDesign CS4 License Key
Anyone who has seen the film version of Dan Browns, The Da Vinci Code will know about the device that they needed to open in order to find the clue! Therefore, it stands to reason that this level of security would be ideal for a keeping data on a flash drive safe and that is […]Read More Da Vinci Code USB Flash Drive
We all know about ID theft, but do we know just how big a business this is and how much would the personal ID of someone be worth to the criminals. These are questions that can be answered as research in this area shows. Apparently the average persons ID is worth around $5,000 (£3,200), which doesn’t […]Read More Just How Much Is Your ID Worth?
The Australian regional airline Regional Express (Rex) has reported that on one of its internal flights from Lismore to Sydney a passenger’s iPhone 4 began to smoke and then glow red, it was extinguished before any serious damage could occur. In accordance to security procedures, the device has been handed over to the Australian Transport Safety […]Read More Australian Airline Reports iPhone 4 Explosion
Sometimes the European Union actually does do something that people want, or appear to want that is! Not that long ago we see that BT were ordered block certain sites, such as Newzbin at the request of copyright holders yet despite this ban having little effect, it seems now that internet users have the support […]Read More ISP’s Cannot Be Forced To Block Content
So you think that you have a cool and safe password! Well not if it is on the top 25 worst passwords of 2011 list. This is a list that has been compiled by SplashData, who are a firm that just happens to be in the business of developing password management apps! Never the less […]Read More Just How Good Do You Think Your Password Is?