100,000 tax accounts have been breached. The best and worst thing about it? It wasn’t even the IRS’ fault. Not really anyway.
Since people first began to hear about viruses and other types of malware going beyond infected email attachments to spread also via infected websites, a common misconception has prevailed: that only ‘illegitimate’ websites – such as porn or gambling sites – can be infected.
Humankind has believed in miracles all during history. It is interesting to see that in the past they seemed to happen quite often and nowadays they are harder to find, even if the world is more connected than ever. Along with them there have always been ‘miracle’ products. We have seen them many times in our lives. On TV, in the newspaper, or just around the next street corner:
1) This cream will make you look 20 years younger!
2) This perfume will put women at your feet!
3) You want to lose weight? Just follow this diet and after a mere week you will look like Brad Pitt!
How online pickup lines steer paths to wallets – not pants
US Government proposes to classify cybersecurity or hacking tools as weapons of war and introduce a license requirement for the export, reexport, or transfer of these cybersecurity items to all destinations, except Canada.
Unlimited coffee at Starbucks for (almost) free? That sounds like a dream come true to some!
You have an old Android device and want to sell it? You might want to hold off a bit: Cambridge University researchers found out that an estimated 500 million Android phones are not properly wiped when you use the built in reset option.
I’m sure you’ve encountered them more often than you can count, questions like “What’s your favorite food?”, “What’s your Father’s middle name?”, and “What’s your City of Birth?”.
Register now for Securithon, a programming marathon organized by Avira for developers who want to join the battle against Potentially Unwanted Applications.
Watch OS 1.0.1 for the Apple Watch was released today and includes performance improvements as well as security updates.