Highlights and Updates

Web ads and Pornography are the leading sources of Mobile Malware new report says

Friday, 7th March 2014
Web adverts and Pornography are the highest volume delivery channels of malware for mobile devices, says a new report by Blue Coat security labs.

Cisco Patches Vulnerabilities in Small Business Routers and Wireless LAN Controllers

Friday, 7th March 2014
Cisco Systems has released new firmware versions for some of its small business routers and wireless LAN controllers in order to address vulnerabilities that could allow remote attackers to compromise the vulnerable devices or affect their availability.

Cisco assigned an impact score of 10 to this vulnerability—the highest in the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS)—because this flaw is very severe.

GnuTLS Security Flaw Leaves Linux Users Vulnerable To Hacks

Friday, 7th March 2014
Linux users are vulnerable to hacks because of a bug that allows people to bypass security protocols to intercept and disseminate encrypted information.
This bug is similar to the Major SSL flaw that afflicted Apple a week ago.

Google Releases Update for Chrome

Thursday, 6th March 2014
Google has released a new Google Chrome update for Windows, Mac, and Linux

Bitcoin Safety!

Thursday, 6th March 2014
Although Bitcoin is an easy and free way to transfer money and buy things online the dangers of using it are significant. If you use bitcoins please read these security tips.

Bitcoin bank Flexcoin closes down after Hackers Rob over $600 000 worth of Bitcoins

Thursday, 6th March 2014
Online Bitcoin bank Flexcoin becomes the second Bitcoin bank to close down within a month after all of the Bitcoins in its online storage, over $600 000 were stolen by one or more hackers.

Meetup.com hit by major DDoS attack, refuses to pay attacker $300 in ransom

Wednesday, 5th March 2014
Social networking site Meetup.com is currently fighting off a massive DDoS attack that has kept it offline since Thursday, after it refused to pay the attacker $300 in ransom.

Head of Google Android says As Long as your Android is Up to date it will be Very Secure

Monday, 3rd March 2014

Head of Google Android Sundar Pichai said that as long as you keep your Android up to date it should be very secure, "you will have some phones that will not be updated. That's where we see issues. As long as you're on a phone and able to update, Android is very very secure". 

Major Apple security flaw discovered

Tuesday, 25th February 2014
Major SSL flaw found in IOS. This flaw allows anyone with a SSL certificate signed by a trusted certification authority to undermine this encryption and easily view the data being sent.

Fake data-stealing version of FileZilla in circulation on the web.

Tuesday, 25th February 2014

There is a fake version of FileZilla currently in circulation on the web that steals data from users.

Read more to find out how to check if your version is authentic.