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Tech Talk

Oh crap. I've been pwned.

[Updated] Gmail leak: Are you one of the 5 million?

Stolen Google/Gmail info. Are you one of them?

September 11, 2014 ×

Apple

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iCloud hack: Nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and celebrities exposed

Yikes. An iCloud hack has left some nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other celebs on the web.

September 1, 2014 ×

Tech Musings

Time to rethink password security as we know it

Time to rethink password security as we know it

By now, everyone of you should know or have at least heard of the security breach experienced by one of the largest e-commerce sites in the world – eBay Inc. To recap, Reuters reported that the San Jose, California-based giant acknowledged at that hackers raided its network three months ago, accessing some 145 million user records in what is poised […]

June 6, 2014 ×

Tech Talk

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Chinese hacker praises Apple security after successfully pwning Safari

At the two-day Pwn2own contest last week, all major web software were “pwned”. Sponsored by Hewlett-Packard and organised by HP-owned Zero-Day Initiative, a total of US$850,000 in prize money was paid out to winners. Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers were hacked successfully, as well as Adobe Reader and Flash.

March 18, 2014 ×

Apple

Apple Rolls Out OS X Mavericks v10.9.2 Update

Apple Rolls Out OS X Mavericks v10.9.2 Update

Apple has released software update v10.9.2 for all OS X Mavericks users. The update includes improvements to stability, compatibility and security.

February 26, 2014 ×

Apps

Buffer Hacked, Secured, Now Up and Running Again

Buffer Hacked, Secured, Now Up and Running Again

Buffer, popular social networking management system, was reportedly hacked on Saturday. Joel Gascoigne, Founder & Chief Executive Officer of Buffer, revealed the compromise two hours after the incident. Affected users may have experienced spam posts sent from Buffer.

October 28, 2013 ×

Apps

New Norton Products Unleashed, Compatibility with New Features of Windows 8.1

New Norton Products Unleashed, Compatibility with New Features of Windows 8.1

Norton by Symantec has announced the release of the latest versions of its award-winning Norton core security products. The new versions featured improved protection and performance and are designed for compatibility with the new features of Windows 8.1.

September 7, 2013 ×

Enterprise

Blue Coat Acquires Solera Networks, Adds Security Analytics and Threat Protection to Portfolio

Blue Coat Acquires Solera Networks, Adds Security Analytics and Threat Protection to Portfolio

Leading business assurance technology provider, Blue Coat Systems has announced that it will acquire Solera Networks, the industry’s leading provider of big data security intelligence and analytics for advanced threat protection. The strategic acquisition is expected to close within the next 30 days.

June 1, 2013 ×

Giveaways

[Giveaway] Norton 360 Multi-Device* – Extended!

[Giveaway] Norton 360 Multi-Device* – Extended!

Fact: We take for granted that our desktop PCs, notebooks, smartphones and tablets are safe from viruses, malware, trojans and other security vulnerabilities. As the world gets more and more mobile; and increasingly open and social, protection becomes even more vital. So to ensure you’re all well protected, we’re giving away 5 copies of Norton 360 Everywhere Multi-Device*, courtesy of […]

April 19, 2013 ×

Tech Talk

Microsoft Study: Your PC Might Be Infected By Malware

Microsoft Study: Your PC Might Be Infected By Malware

KUALA LUMPUR, 27 February 2013, – Counterfeit software is a very common thing in Malaysia. A Microsoft study found that one in two PCs running counterfeit software in Malaysia were infected with malware. Potentially dangerous malware such as “Zeus” Trojan was also found in one of them as well.

March 5, 2013 ×

Mobile

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Android’s Malware Scanner’s Detection Rate Only at 20%

A professor of computer science at North Carolina State University, Xuxian Jiang, discovered that Google‘s application verification service that detects malicious apps on Android has a detection rate of below 20%.

December 12, 2012 ×

Enterprise

Sourcefire Unveils Latest FirePOWER Network Security Appliance Range in Malaysia

Sourcefire Unveils Latest FirePOWER Network Security Appliance Range in Malaysia

In a closed session with selected media recently, Sourcefire, Inc., announced and launched its latest FirePOWER network security appliance in Malaysia. FirePOWER helps to significantly protect businesses from sophisticated malware threats, advanced persistent threats (APTs) and targeted attacks.

December 5, 2012 ×