The Heartbleed Hit List: Passwords You Need to Change Right Now

Apr 13, 2014 by

Courtesy of Heartbleed Hit List: The Passwords You Need to Change Right Now An encryption flaw called the Heartbleed bug is already being called one of the biggest security threats the Internet has ever seen. The bug has affected many popular websites and services — ones you might use every day, like Gmail and Facebook — and could have quietly exposed your sensitive account...

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Heartbleed Bug – All You Need to Know

Apr 10, 2014 by

A hole in a widely used encryption technology has given hackers a way to infiltrate many of the world’s largest websites and download sensitive information from servers without leaving a trace. The problem, dubbed Heartbleed, has existed for two years but was recently discovered by researchers at Google setting off a scramble to fix it. Curious if a website that you use has patched the...

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9 Tips To Help You Keep Your Windows XP Safe After End-Of-Life

Apr 9, 2014 by

After months and years of warnings, Microsoft has finally pulled the plug on XP. Here’s ZDNet’s round-up of what happens next and why you should care. 9 Tips To Help You Keep Your Windows XP Safe After End-Of-Life Courtesy of Microsoft Windows XP will no longer be receiving anymore security updates beyond April 8, 2014. What this means to most of us who are still on the...

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Jotti’s Malware Scanner

Apr 1, 2014 by

Jotti’s All in One Online Virus & Malware Scanner Suppose you are on a public computer without an antivirus program and want to make sure that a file that you wish to copy is virus free, or suppose that you are not sure if a local file is safe to execute even when an up to date antivirus software is installed on your computer. Well you can use Jotti’s Malware Scan to scan your files...

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How to turn a phone into a covert bugging device? Infect the printer

Mar 3, 2014 by

James Bond-style attack underscores growing vulnerability of embedded software. Written by Dan Goodin / Courtesy of Arstechnica How to turn a phone into a covert bugging device? Infect the printer Security researchers have designed a stealthy eavesdropping attack that sounds like it’s straight out of a James Bond movie. It starts with a booby-trapped document that compromises an unpatched...

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Windows XP: The End is Nigh

Mar 1, 2014 by

On April 8, Microsoft will cease support for Windows XP. Here’s what you need to know. It’s coming… Windows XP is so old, it predates 9/11. The software first landed on personal computers sold to consumers and businesses way back in August 2001. Yet more than 12 years later, a substantial number of PCs with Windows XP as their operating system are still in use. According to...

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Government Spies On Innocent People Via Webcams, Laptops, Xbox

Feb 27, 2014 by

The NSA may not be listening to your private phone calls, but it has been watching your private parts Written by Zack Whittaker and Charlie Osborne for Zero Day / Courtesy of ZDNet The U.K. and U.S. government’s ability to tap into webcams — and directly into your living rooms and offices — shows the biggest and most blatant lack of respect for people’s privacy by Western...

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