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CCleaner disaster: It was a targeted espionage attempt against major tech firms
CCleaner disaster: It was a targeted espionage attempt against major tech firms
At the beginning of this week, it was reported that award-winning, hugely popular computer cleaning software CCleaner had been bundled with ...... 22 Sep 2017 - 2 comments
Piriform: CCleaner malware disaster was caused by a hacker
Piriform: CCleaner malware disaster was caused by a hacker
It was revealed recently that super-popular computer cleaning software CCleaner included malware with its official distribution package. Now, ...... 19 Sep 2017 - 1 comment
Samsung's new Rewards Program might net you $200,000
Samsung's new Rewards Program might net you $200,000
Samsung has launched a new rewards program which is aimed at mobile users, and especially hackers among them. The new Mobile Security Rewards ...... 07 Sep 2017 - 2 comments
US Govt: Uninstall Apple QuickTime
US Govt: Uninstall Apple QuickTime
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has warned Windows PC owners that they should uninstall Apple's QuickTime, after major vulnerabilities ...... 15 Apr 2016 - 6 comments
Google, Samsung, LG others promise monthly Android security updates
Google, Samsung, LG others promise monthly Android security updates
Following the terrifying, headline grabbing Stagefright bug, manufacturers are quickly moving to secure their devices. Google, Samsung and ...... 09 Aug 2015 - 1 comment
'New' Internet Explorer zero-day has been exploited for three months
'New' Internet Explorer zero-day has been exploited for three months
Reports are coming in this week that Microsoft's Internet Explorer zero-day (CVE-2013-3893), which remains unpatched, has been exploited for ...... 01 Oct 2013 - 2 comments
Major spy agencies have banned use of Lenovo PCs due to backdoor vulnerabilites
Major spy agencies have banned use of Lenovo PCs due to backdoor vulnerabilites
According to a new report, UK, U.S., Canadian, New Zealand and Australian spy agencies have all banned using Lenovo PCs due to remote access ...... 28 Jul 2013 - 6 comments
Apple blocks Java 7 plug-in in Mac OS X after exploit discovered
Apple blocks Java 7 plug-in in Mac OS X after exploit discovered
A huge security exploit was discovered for Java versions 4 through 7 earlier this week, prompting the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to ...... 12 Jan 2013 - 3 comments
     

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