Security

Microsoft fix 23 vulnerabilities for “Patch Tuesday”

Microsoft have released their “Patch Tuesday” update for October 11th which includes a critical flaw that could give attackers the ability to remotely spread a virus through compromised Internet Explorer and Windows users. The security update will contain eight security…

InfoSecurity Europe 2012

Infosecurity Europe 2012 24 – 26 April 2012 Infosecurity Europe is Europe’s no.1 information security event, providing the perfect platform to showcase the latest product and service solutions to the entire information security industry. Infosecurity Europe is the only European…

Amazon Kindle Fire Silk browser not so private

The Amazon Kindle Fire (launched 09/28/11) runs a browser called Silk but it also supports/runs software in Amazon’s cloud. The cloud (Amazon Web Services) will manage the browser performance i.e. loading web pages, rendering graphics and managing security (including web…

Google Chrome AutoFill privacy and security issues

Google Chrome users who read julianevansblog.com, have voiced concerns on a number of occasions recently about the AutoFill feature. Let’s take a look at this feature (which has been around for over a year now) and answer some of the…

Adobe release critical Flash security update

Adobe is released a security update on (Sept. 21) to fix critical flaws in its Flash Player program that are being exploited in online attacks. The security issues include a cross-site scripting vulnerability that leaves Flash open to malicious script…

UKChatterbox IRC website personal data stolen

Popular UK IRC service UKChatterbox has commenced advising users to change their passwords following a databreach which culminated in compromised data being stolen. Users had been reporting outages which were originally put down to maintenance upgrades – however it has…

ACH BlackHole exploit kit back in circulation

After a short pause, the failed/cancelled ACH transaction spam is hitting inboxes again. 200,000 of these types of emails had been intercepted by yesterday. The 7-digit number in the subject line changes randomly from email to email, but the embedded…

Apple updates OS X to block Mac Trojan

Apple has updated the Bare bone antivirus protection along with Mac OS X protection to detect the Trojan Virus, which poses as PDF documents. Apple has included the Xprotection feature in the Mac OS X 10.6, Mac OS X 10.7….

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Apple OS X and iOS Hacking News

READ THE WHOLE ARTICLE This month’s article focuses on Apple technology hacking that has been identified thus far in 2011. Here you will find a compilation of some high profile media reports and research from the Web on the hacking…

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Hack Apple 10/11

In Brief 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. Hacking Tools on iOS…