Highlights and Updates

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.

Online Bullying Still An Issue On Facebook

Friday, 16th August 2013

Bullying continues to be an issue on Facebook, despite the social network’s efforts to quell it, as 89 percent of respondents to a study by McAfee between the ages of 10 and 23 said they have witnessed “mean behavior” on the social network.

Mozilla Releases Multiple Updates

Friday, 9th August 2013

The Mozilla Foundation has released updates for the following products to address multiple vulnerabilities. Firefox 23.0 Firefox ESR 17.0.8 Thunderbird 17.0.8 Thunderbird ESR 17.0.8 Seamonkey 2.20 These vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to cause a denial of service condition, conduct a cross-site scripting attack, execute arbitrary code, or bypass intended restrictions.