From Hacker to Security Force

What does a hacker do, if he is not using his skills to break into computer systems anymore? Protect the rest of us against cybercriminals of course!

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Well – at least Kevin Mitnick decided to do so. In the early 90s Mitnick became the world’s most wanted…
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How we celebrated Star Wars Day

May 4, 2015 was way more than a simple Monday. To millions of fans around the world it was the annual celebration of the Star Wars culture, THE day to wish everybody “May the fourth be with you!”.

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May the 4th be with you! It might come as no surprise that some of the Avira team members are…
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Ask Me Anything (on Reddit) with Avira

Do you have pressing questions concerning the inner works of an antivirus company? The time to get some answers is now (well – almost).

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We are sure you guys have a lot of questions as to how an antivirus company works.  That’s why we’re…
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Can your next password be found in your browsing history?

Everyone can agree that finding the right password is not easy. Some put a lot of thought into it, others not so much. And there’s always the possibility that you’ll just forget a few of the not so frequently used ones (if you use different and more or less complicated passwords for everything).

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Some companies try to help us out and make the login process into mobile phones and other devices easier –…
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WordPress 4.2.1 Patches Zero-Day exploit

Not even a week after a critical cross-site scripting (XSS) flaw affected version 4.1.2 and an unknown numbers of plugins, the maintainers of Wordpress have rushed out the version 4.2.1 which fixes a zero-day vulnerability.

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This vulnerability is affecting all previous versions and can be leveraged via the comment section of a website running WordPress,…
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