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  • Like routers, most USB modems also vulnerable to drive-by hacking

    The majority of 3G and 4G USB modems offered by mobile operators to their customers have vulnerabilities in their Web-based management interfaces that could be exploited remotely when users visit compromised websites.

    Written by Lucian Constantin29 May 15 02:44
  • In desperation, many ransomware victims plead with attackers

    The shamelessness of ransomware pushers knows no bounds. After encrypting people's files and then holding them to ransom, they portray themselves as service providers offering technical support and discounts to their "customers."

    Written by Lucian Constantin19 May 15 02:03
  • Asian nations increasingly hit by espionage groups

    Multiple cyberespionage groups are specifically targeting government and military organizations from countries in Asia and the Pacific region with the goal of gathering geo-political intelligence, according to new security research.

    Written by Lucian Constantin15 May 15 00:09
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  • Am I mailing spam?

    Tami asked the Antivirus & Security Software forum why friends are receiving spam that appears to come from her.

    Written by Lincoln Spector28 Sept. 10 01:51
  • Keep kids safe online with OpenDNS FamilyShield

    You wouldn't let your kids walk the streets of Amsterdam's Red Light District, but giving them unrestricted access to the Web is practically the same thing. The problem is, how do you block out all that inappropriate Web content?

    Written by Rick Broida28 July 10 07:48
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  • Ransomware: Pay it or fight it?

    Ask security experts what to do when hit with ransomware -- the sophisticated malware that infects a device or network, uses military-grade encryption to restrict access, and demands payment for the decryption key -- and you'll typically get the same answer: "never pay the ransom."

    Written by Colin Neagle17 March 15 00:59
  • Why Israel could be the next cybersecurity world power

    There are plenty of cities in the U.S. that want to lay claim to becoming the "next" Silicon Valley, but a dusty desert town in the south of Israel called Beersheva might actually have a shot at becoming something more modest, and more focused. They want to be the first place you think about when it comes to cybersecurity research, education, and innovation. If things go right there, it may well happen.

    Written by David Strom11 March 15 07:24
  • Malware: War without end

    Ceaselessly, with no end in sight despite outlays that amount to a tax on doing business, the decades-long struggle against malware drags on.

    Written by Lamont Wood26 Nov. 13 15:17

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