Security and spyware news

Stay safe online - 2018-11-15

Physical Keyloggers

When we hear the word "keylogger" , malicious software comes to mind. More
General News What's new   2007-10-18

How to avoid email scams and phishing (2)

You hear about scams that lurk online every day. When you see as many articles about successful phishing attempts as this year, you may think that whole online scam thing is exaggerated. More

Phishers turning to bigger pools of victims

Security researchers report a dramatic decrease of phishing emails targeting PayPal and eBay customers. More

SRI’s attempt to fight Storm

Computer scientists of SRI International based in Menlo Park, California, have developed a program that is meant to deal with botnets, especially those belonging to Storm, the nature of which is still not clear: some say it is a Worm, other say it's a Trojan. More

Personal details may be obtained by cyber attackers

Australia’s finally realizing the threats of cyber attacks to the country’s government institutions and business sector, which were attacked dozens of times this year, and now it’s raising concerns about the safety of personal and financial data of users. More

Mac OSX and Linux found vulnerable to URI flaws

Recently Microsoft announced that it would release necessary patches for a vulnerability related to the URI protocol handling technology. More

Citrix holes endanger Government and Military systems

Military and governmental systems use the Citrix technology to put up GUIs. More

Phishtank’s annual phishing statistics (1)

A project against phishing, Phishtank, has released a report with the annual statistics on this issue. More

Sun released new Java updates (1)

Sun Microsystems, the company behind Java Runtime Environment , has released an update that fixes many security flaws, indluding some that could allow hackers to compromise or steal data from unpatched systems. More

Governmental email accounts clogged

Due to a programming flaw with the "reply" function, one reply became 2.2 million replies, clogging federal inboxes of the USA. More
General News What's new   2007-10-08

QuickTime flaw finally fixed

The recently infamous 13 month old QuickTime flaw, which Apple failed to patch in March, has finally been taken care of in Quicktime version 7.2. More

China Internet Security Response Team attacked

Although China has been accused of government-backed attacks , China itself has been attacked: one of the country's internet security sites contains malicious code. More

Storm, the most productive worm

Storm isn't necessarilly the most ingenious or heinous malware circling around the net, but it is or will soon take the place of the most productive, with an estimated 1 million computers infected globally. More

Eircom modems vulnerable to exploits

Certain modems, used by Eircom customers, are vulnerable to Wired Equicalent Privacy software exploits. More

Fraudsters pretend to be the IRS (1)

A new type of phishing scam has been noticed last week, which offers a tax refund from the US IRS . More