Posted February 28, 2012 Google is offering cash prizes totaling $1 million to hackers, plus a Chromebook, for those who successfully exploit its Chrome browser at the CanSecWest security conference next week. Read all about it on Naked Security.
Posted February 28, 2012 A grey hat hacker has discovered cross-site scripting (XSS) holes in 25 UK online stores that are certified as safe by the likes of VeriSign, Visa, and MasterCard. Read the full story on Naked Security.
Posted February 24, 2012 Imagine an Internet beyond the reach of censorship and surveillance. Imagine an Internet that couldn’t be shut down when a repressive government such as Egypt’s snaps its fingers at its ISP lackeys. Perhaps it’s beyond the reach of mass adoption, but the groundwork’s being laid. Read the full story in March’s [...]
Posted February 22, 2012 Ushering in tax season, the U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has released its annual “Dirty Dozen” tax scams for 2012. Read the story on Naked Security.
Posted February 17, 2012 Two typosquatting sites, “Wikapedia.com” and “Twtter.com,” have been forced offline and fined £100,000 ($156,000) each by a UK telephone regulatory agency. In this post, I pass along tips on how you can avoid falling victim to typosquatters. Here’s the Naked Security article.
There are nightmare employees who threaten legal action on flimsy grounds, including charges of racial, gender, or disability discrimination. How do you defend your company? Conversely, are you sure they’re not right? Read the feature story on HP Input/Output.
Posted February 13, 2012 The Electronic Privacy Information Center is suing the Federal Trade Commission in an attempt to compel the agency to stop Google’s planned privacy changes. Read it.
Posted on February 10, 2012 Foxconn, a Taiwanese manufacturer of Apple’s iPhone and iPad infamous for inhumane working conditions, has been hacked by a group calling itself Swagg Security. To read the full article, click here.