Security Improvements on Chrome for Windows

Google announced back in November that it would start requiring all Chrome extensions to be hosted in the Chrome Web Store for its Windows stable and beta channels (starting in January). Google announced today that it is now enforcing this. Extensions will … Read More ...

Posted by on 12 June 2014 | 10:55 am

Malware Attacks On Internet Explorer Increasing

Everyone has a favorite Internet browser. If yours happens to be Internet Explorer, you may want to switch to a different one. Internet Explorer has numerous problems, but one of the worst is the current weakness in its security. Hackers … Read More ...

Posted by on 15 May 2014 | 8:49 am

What’s the Real Story with The Heartbleed Security Hole?

The Heartbleed bug (known as CVE-2014-0160) is a very serious bug in the openSSL library, which is the security library used to secure communications between computers for many different reasons – examples of openSSL usage include SSL certificates used one … Read More ...

Posted by on 17 April 2014 | 9:37 am

Edward Snowden Calls For Better Online Security Measures

In a rare public appearance, fugitive and National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden addressed the audience of the SXSW conference regarding Internet privacy and surveillance. The conference, which was held on Monday in Austin, Texas, put the controversial U.S. intelligence … Read More ...

Posted by on 20 March 2014 | 9:26 am

Beware of Apple ID Confirmation Phishing Email Attacks!

Most of the email I receive asking me to validate and verify my account details with an online site are clearly either legit or a lame attempt at a phishing attack, an attempt to trick me into revealing private information. … Read More ...

Posted by on 27 February 2014 | 10:02 am

Mobile Hardware Security Estimated To Earn $1 Billion This Year

As the world becomes more connected, the inherent security flaws in our global network have been highlighted by security professionals, criminals, and national governments alike. With software security still struggling to stay ahead of hackers and government mandates, more and … Read More ...

Posted by on 30 January 2014 | 12:00 am

Confirmed: Yahoo Ads Were Spreading Malware To Users

Yahoo confirmed that it was running advertisements that were spreading malware on some of its sites. While this is apparently in the past now, the company acknowledged and confirmed reports that this took place on Friday. IB-Times (published at Yahoo … Read More ...

Posted by on 9 January 2014 | 12:00 am

Updated Section 9 Security Policy: An Apple ID Scam?

I received email from Apple that I’d “violated section 9 of their security code” and that I needed to revalidate my temporarily frozen account. I’m suspicious, what’s this email all about? You are smart to be skeptical because this email, … Read More ...

Posted by on 12 December 2013 | 9:03 am

Internet Explorer 9 Reaches End Of Life For Google Apps

Are you still using Internet Explorer 9? It’s not exactly a dead browser yet as Microsoft still officially supports it, but Google Apps has turned its back on it. In an announcement today on the Google Apps blog, the company … Read More ...

Posted by on 7 November 2013 | 8:06 am

Yahoo Under Fire For ‘Reckless’ Email ‘Scheme’

Yahoo continues to come under fire over its recycling of old email addresses and user IDs. Back in June, the company announced its plans to give old, inactive IDs to current users who wanted better email addresses. Immediately, the plan … Read More ...

Posted by on 3 October 2013 | 3:30 am