security

Posts tagged: "security"

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Adverts on major websites used by hackers to infect computers and deliver malicious payloads, via Flash apps Concerns are increasing about the security risk posed by online advertisements after a series of high-profile security breaches on major web sites. ... 28 October 2009
Hosting video/audio and web apps on SkyDrive While playing with SkyDrive last night, I noticed that you can use it as free hosting for a web app and other assets. It's an ideal place to pu ... 20 October 2009
Latest version of Mac OS is less secure than older version of Windows The new version of Apple's flagship Mac operating system, the recently released "Mac OS X Snow Leopard" (version 10.6), is not as secure than Windows. ... 17 September 2009
US army develops Silverlight app for managing troop deployment The US army has migrated their troop resourcing system to Silverlight 2.0, replacing an existing conventional desktop software application powered by ... 10 September 2009
IE8 protects the security of users better than any other web browser Internet Explorer 8 protects your security better than other web browsers. This is the conclusion from the most up-to-date scientific tests by NSS Lab ... 20 August 2009
Linux kernel security vulnerabilities are a particular concern in the Cloud The latest batch of major security vulnerabilities in Linux were documented recently. A number of commentators point out that Linux kernel security bu ... 20 August 2009
Google Apps constitute an unnecessary risk for business users Google has been vigorously promoting the services available through Google Apps as acceptable IT solutions for business as well as personal usage. Yet ... 06 August 2009
Mac users can be hacked by viewing a picture Apple has just released a patch to fix another 19 security vulnerabilities in its flagship Mac operating system. Mac users who have not installed ... 05 August 2009
Mozilla acknowledges new critical security bugs in its Firefox web browser Mozilla has released details of two new critical security vulnerabilities in its web browser, Firefox. This news emerged within a few days of anoth ... 03 August 2009
Adobe reports security bugs in Flash, AIR and Acrobat The software company, Adobe, has released a security bulletin detailing the latest list of security vulnerabilities in Flash, its web browser plug-in. ... 03 August 2009
Hackers can take control of Mac keyboards Hackers have announced a new keyboard hack for Mac computers which uses compromised hardware to steal private information from the user. The new ha ... 01 August 2009
Every iPhone can be hacked by a single text message Hackers can take control of any iPhone, by sending a simple text message containing a square symbol. Apple has known for "over a month" that its cu ... 31 July 2009
UK government uses ASP.NET for emergency flu pandemic web site The British government today launched the National Pandemic Flu Service, the official web site for supporting the public during the emerging global "s ... 23 July 2009
Twitter hacked via Google Apps A hacker got into Twitter's internal systems through Google Apps, downloading confidential commercial documents and data, and gaining access to the ... 16 July 2009

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