Da Vinci Code USB Flash Drive

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

Just How Much Is Your ID Worth?

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?

Facebook Clears Up Spam Images

The largest social network in the world, Facebook has been under attack with users being spammed by violent and pornographic images. However, Facebook do deny that they are responsible for a flaw in the system; in fact, they blame an unnamed browser with a vulnerability that was expolited. This issue has now been solved and […]

Read More Facebook Clears Up Spam Images

Iran Fights The Duqu Virus

Following reports that the computer systems inside some of the nuclear sites in Iran have been attacked by the Duqu virus, experts within Iran are starting to fight back according to a statement! The world was alerted to the virus by the security firm Symantec; they found a virus running a similar to Stuxnet. However […]

Read More Iran Fights The Duqu Virus

Valve Confirms Steam Was Hacked

It seems that the Steam game service run by Valve, has been attacked by hackers and although there is no evidence one way or the other that data has been taken, it is possible that credit card and other data belonging to the thirty five million users could have been compromised. The company is in […]

Read More Valve Confirms Steam Was Hacked

How Malware Has Mutated Over Time

Amazing as it may sound, malware, computer viruses or however you wish to describe them have been around since the 70’s! In fact, the first computer virus was the Creeper Worm created in 1970 and attacked Arpanet. Since then the virus has mutated many times until what we see today sophisticated programmes that can sometimes […]

Read More How Malware Has Mutated Over Time