Security News Archive

How to protect against Black Friday scams and fake deals

If you are shopping online on Black Friday you must pay attention to the following tips. They could save you from being fooled and they can help you to not lose money. Before everything else, install an antivirus with online security, and, if you have a little

Tricked by email. Ukrainian government officials have been spied on by hackers which have been used a Windows vulnerability

  Hackers have used this summer an error of the Microsoft Windows operating system to spy Ukrainian officials and American academics. This is the conclusion of an investigation of an American company in the field of cybersecurity, reports the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). According to the publication,

FBI: Companies from USA spends tens of billions annually against Chinese cyber espionage

Aggressive cyber war carried by China against the United States causing each year  losses worth billions of dollars to American companies, said FBI Director James Comey AFP reports. According to federal police chief, the vast majority of American companies have been targeted by this type of activities.

Google encourages all website owners to switch from HTTP to HTTPS for a better ranking position in the search engine

Google announced on it’s Official Webmaster Central Blog that “Security is a top priority for Google”. Google invests more in making sure that it’s services use “industry-leading security”, just like Secure HyperText Transfer Protocol (HTTPS) encryption. People using Search, Gmail and Google Drive, for example, automatically have

Android L will encrypt data right from the installation

Encryption possibility was offered only optional to users.  Until the official release of Android L, users are currently satisfied only with the good news. The last one refers to the possibility of data encryption. Although the option was offered to users since 2011, Android L will encrypt data from

Tim Cook on Privacy and Apple Pay – Charlie Rose

Apple CEO Tim Cook talks about consumer privacy, data, and Apple Pay in an exclusive two-part interview. The second part airs September 15, 2014 on CHARLIE ROSE. For more, visit www.charlierose.com Below you can see some of Tim Cook’s opinions regarding the iCloud selfie scandal and also

Gmail hacked. Millions of Gmail accounts and passwords have appeared on the internet

Gmail was hacked today, about 5 million gmail accounts were published on Bitcoin Security Forum Russian hackers. Alarming news this morning for those who have Gmail account. Russian hackers have published no less than 5 million users and passwords, but it seems we do not have serious

Intel Announces Self-Encrypting SSDs For Business

Intel announced the self encrypting solid state disk (SSD) Pro 2500 series, which is aimed to be more secure against data breaches. With this new SSD product, Intel targets the business of all sizes. NEWS HIGHLIGHTS By increasing performance and limiting downtime, the Intel® SSD Pro 2500

DefCamp 5 – Where Hacking and Security Collide

DefCamp 5 is organized between November 25 to 29 at the Crystal Palace Ballroom, in Bucharest, Romania. Center for Research in Security Informatics Romania – CCSIR presents the event for hacking and information security in Central and Eastern Europe, DefCamp. DefCamp 2014 is by far the largest

Brasil World Cup Security Center WiFi Password Revealed

Brasil Football World Cup Security Center accidentally leaked Wi-Fi Credentials from the Security Center of the most famous game event in the world, The FIFA World Cup. They have offered to cybercriminals the opportunity to carry out man-in-the-middle ( MITM ) attacks to break into their network