Highlights and Updates

New Sophisticated Scam Targeting Google drive and Google doc users

Saturday, 15th March 2014
Symantec has spotted a phishing scam that targets Google drive and Google docs users, that is very hard for users to discern as a scam.

Ubuntu Releases Security Update for the Mutt E-mail Client

Saturday, 15th March 2014
Ubuntu has released security updates to address a vulnerability in the Mutt E-mail Client for Ubuntu 13.10, 12.10, 12.04 LTS, and 10.04 LTS. 

This vulnerability may allow an attacker to take control of the system via a crafted email.

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