Security

Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich security enhanced

The Android 4.0 operating system, otherwise known as “Ice Cream Sandwich”, has been in the security news recently. Android 4.0 is possibly Google’s most secure operating system, to date, so to hear that Android 4.0 has added address layout randomization…

Hacking Data

Hacking Data 11/11

Latest News From IT Security World By Schuyler Dorsey, eLearnSecurity i ID Theft Protect As usual specialists from companies eLearn Security and ID Theft protect will share with us latest news from IT security world. Read it to up-date yourself….

Google Chrome 15 fixes 27 security flaws

Google’s bug bounties is certainly working. Security researchers have identified over 27 flaws in Google Chrome – one researcher Sergey Glazunov found a number of flaws earning him a respectable $12.174 for five high impact flaws in what Google calls…

Hakin9 Botnet

Hakin9 Extra – Botnet 05/2011

A study of a Botnet creation process and the impact of a DDoS attack against a web server by Stavros N. Shaeles and Ioannis D. Psaroudakis Over the following paragraphs we are going to describe in steps, the procedure of…

Apple fix 96 vulnerabilities in iOS 5 release

Apple has this week (12th October) released it’s latest mobile operating system called iOS 5. The new iOS 5 patches 96 vulnerabilities, including 69 security fixes for WebKit. The more notable security fixes included are; memory corruption issues that could…

Facebook and Twitter social media API security

Julian Evans wondered for some time whether it might be possible to develop a security app for Facebook, that provides protection at levels similar to Internet security suites. Julian’s research has concluded that providing a scanning, tracking and notification based…

How identity fraudsters steal your overdraft facility

Fraudsters are smart, so much so that they know how to outwit the banks security, clearing system and best of all innocent account holders. So how do fraudsters use identity theft to steal your overdraft facility? Read on to find…

The Kingdom Cloud Computing Summit

The Kingdom Cloud Computing Summit provides a networking platform for key public sector IT decision makers and leading cloud computing solution providers. Under the theme of ‘The Kingdom’s Roadmap to Virtualisation,’ attendees have the opportunity to discuss the future of…

Facebook launches anti-malware URL scanning service

Facebook is introducing URL (link scanning) protection for its users as from today (Oct 3rd, 2011). When a user clicks on any link in Facebook, Websense using its ThreatSeeker Cloud Malware Identification Platform, will analzye each URL in real-time for…