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PlayStation: a cheap password-cracker

Sony PlayStation 3 can not only be used for games: recently it was found that hackers could use it to crack passwords. More
General News What's new   2007-12-03

New QuickTime vulnerability surfaces

After patching QuickTime to version 7.3 and thus disposing of a widely-exploited bug, Apple is facing yet another vulnerability. More

New version of Microsoft’s IM with anti-SPIM

The new Windows instant messenger program has been released to private beta-testers last week. More

An old Apple Mail flaw resurfaces in Leopard (1)

A flaw that had been patched for Mac OS X 10.4 has resurfaced again in Apple's new operating system Leopard. More

Storm is celebrating its birthday

Light up some candles, since you've just missed Storm's birthday. More

The holiday scam season is comming

Not unlike retailers, cyber-criminals are getting ready for Black Friday, which marks the beggining of the holiday season in the United States. More
General News What's new   2007-11-22

Apple fixes 41 bugs with new updates (1)

On November 14 Apple released an update for its Mac OS X, patching 41 vulnerabilities at once. More

Microsoft denies random generator vulnerability

Dr. Benny Pinkas from the Department of Computer Science at the University of Haifa has expressed his concern on a possible vulnerability in relation to the Windows 2000 random number generator. More

IPhones vulnerable to malware attacks

The 1.1.2 firmware was released last week, in an attempt to disallow third-party applications to run on the iPhone. More

Encrypted email not safe

Encrypted email may protect users from the usual hacker, but probably not against a serious government investigation; A point that was proven by a recent event with the cooperation between Canada's government and hushmail.com. More
General News What's new   2007-11-16

Microsoft patches SafeDisc vulnerability

Microsoft has released a patch Tuesday, for a flaw that involves third-party anti-piracy software bundled with Windows. More

VOIP – the next big target for spammers?

Voice Over Internet Telephony is bound to fall victim to voice spam, a point that was proven when the University of Columbia was attacked last week. More

Worms are not the major threat anymore (1)

Computer worms used to be the worst malware that could infect a computer some time ago. More

15 percent of computers might be infected (1)

Recent Study organized by security vendor Prevx revealed that one in six personal computers is infected with some kind of malware. More
General News What's new   2007-11-07

What concerns gov’t security officials?

During an Information Technology Association of America security workshop, government security officials have expressed their concerns about some particular tendencies in the security field. More
General News What's new   2007-11-06
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