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20

Oct'11

Four million people victims of identity fraud in the UK

It’s National Identity Fraud Prevention Week this week in the UK. As part of Julian's identity fraud awareness push he'd …

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20

Oct'11

Update: Facebook Custom “Hide this from” privacy

A number of Facebook users have contacted Julian about the “Hide this from” feature. They wanted to know whether they could …

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14

Oct'11

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 …

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14

Oct'11

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 …

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14

Oct'11

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 …

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07

Oct'11

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 …

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07

Oct'11

nVidia GeForce GPU cracks six character password in four seconds

An nVidia GeForce GT220 graphics card, which costs about 30 GBP, is capable of cracking strong passwords in a matter …

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07

Oct'11

SpyEye banking Trojan uses SMS hijacking feature

SpyEye has been observed trying to trick users into reassigning their cellphone numbers to receive one-time passwords (OTP) from their …

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07

Oct'11

Facebook scammers exploiting Steve Jobs death

Facebook scammers are exploiting the death of Apple chief Steve Jobs. A few hours after Steve Jobs' death scammers were …

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06

Oct'11

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 …

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