Highlights and Updates

Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP after April 8th 2014.

Wednesday, 5th February 2014
Windows XP will no longer be supported by Microsoft after April 8th 2014. This means that after this date Microsoft will no longer provide Security and Software updates for this operating system, as well as any technical support for its Windows XP customers.
What does this mean for you if you are still using this operating system?

Some ways in which Cyber Criminals could use your stolen personal information

Wednesday, 22nd January 2014
In the wake of the hacking of major retail stores in the US you may wonder what cyber criminals could do with your stolen personal information. This article gives some interesting examples

2013 was the year of cybersecurity

Wednesday, 22nd January 2014
Cybersecurity came up so many times in 2013 that it was easy to miss how quickly and completely it became a central feature of how we think about U.S. foreign policy and national security.

Cyber security challenges in 2013

Friday, 17th January 2014
The security issues affecting businesses are similar around the world. Most involve employees innocently bringing an infected personal mobile device into the corporate network,

100Gbps DDoS attack takes down gaming servers with NTP Servers

Tuesday, 14th January 2014
The New Year begins with a new form of amplified Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attack, a weapon for attackers to bring down websites and servers.

Cisco releases security advisory for critical router password reset vulnerability

Tuesday, 14th January 2014
A security researcher found a secret service listening on port 32764 TCP, allowed a remote user to send unauthenticated commands to the device and reset the administrative password

Adobe Security breach worse than originally thought

Monday, 4th November 2013

This month’s security breach at Adobe is turning out to be much more widespread than the company first let on. At least 38 million users have been affected by the early October incident.

Senate Blocks PATRIOT Act Reauthorization

Sunday, 20th October 2013
In a 57-42 vote last week, the US Senate blocked reauthorization of the USA PATRIOT Act, which is set to expire at the end of this month. 

8,700 detained for online crimes in China

Monday, 16th September 2013

Beijing: Police have busted more than 210 gangs and detained 8,700 people after they were found to have been involved in online crimes, a statement from China’s ministry of public security said Tuesday.

Ugandan Government Sounds Alarm Over Rising Cases of Internet Fraud

Friday, 30th August 2013

The Ugandan government has warned its citizens to be cautious over rising cases of internet fraud by ensuring their privacy when they use web services.