Highlights and Updates

Adobe Releases Security Update for Shockwave Player

Saturday, 15th March 2014
Adobe has released a security update to address a critical vulnerability. Exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to remotely take control of the affected system.

US government to relinquish its remaining control over the Internet

Saturday, 15th March 2014
The US Department of Commerce announced today that it would relinquish control over the administration of the Internet.

'Backdoor' found in Samsung Galaxy devices lets hackers remotely access and modify data

Friday, 14th March 2014
Samsung devices thought to be affected by this security flaw are the Google Nexus S, Samsung Galaxy S, Galaxy S2, Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note, Galaxy Tab 2 and Galaxy Note 2

Reporting Abusive content on Facebook and Twitter

Thursday, 13th March 2014
To know how to report any kind of violation or abuse on Facebook or Twitter read on.

Snowden documents reveal NSA Plans to Infect Millions of Computers with Malware for Surveillance

Thursday, 13th March 2014
The NSA is using an automated system to infect millions of computers across the globe with malware that will enable all sorts of advanced surveillance, according to a report by The Intercept, which sources top secret documents provided by Edward Snowden.

SAFETY WHEN USING PUBLIC WI-FI

Thursday, 13th March 2014
Europol, the European Union's law enforcement agency, has seen an increase in hackers using Wi-fi hotspots to steal identity, passwords and ultimately money from people who use them.

WINDOWS XP USERS SHOULD STOP USING INTERNET EXPLORER AFTER END OF SUPPORT DATE

Wednesday, 12th March 2014
When Microsoft ends support for Windows XP, its web browser, Internet Explorer will also stop receiving security updates on Windows XP computers.
If XP users continue using Internet Explorer after this date they will be vulnerable to Internet-based threats.

Adobe releases important Security Updates for Flash Player

Wednesday, 12th March 2014
Adobe has released security updates to address important vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player 12.0.0.70.
Adobe's Flash update brings the media player to version 12.0.0.77

WARNING! A TROJAN IS CIRCULATING THROUGH FACEBOOK MESSENGER

Wednesday, 12th March 2014
A Trojan is a Malicious Program,that at first glance will appear to be useful software but will actually do damage once installed or run on your computer. 
This Trojan is currently spreading through Facebook's Messenger service.

Microsoft to release a new batch of critical Windows XP security updates this Patch Tuesday.

Tuesday, 11th March 2014
Microsoft is set to release a fresh batch of security patches that the company rates as either "important" or "critical." These updates will apply to both Windows XP Professional x64 Service Pack 2, as well as Windows XP Service Pack 3.