Posted May 5, 2012 Microsoft is reporting that malware is exploiting unpatched versions of its Microsoft Office Word 2000 suite to compromise Apple Macintoshes running Snow Leopard or earlier versions of Mac OS X. You go, girl.
Posted May 3, 2012 Lookout Mobile Security is seeing the first Trojan that’s coming over as a drive-by download, which hopefully won’t spread far, given the compromised sites’ relatively low traffic. Read the story.
Posted May 7, 2012 Even if it’s patched soon, Mac users should be aware that original, plain-text passwords might be retrievable from Time Capsule backups. The story’s on eWEEK.
Posted May 8, 2012 A 31-year-old US man from Atlanta, Georgia, admitted last week that he and his gang stole more than $1.3 million USD by phishing confidential account information from e-commerce sites. Be careful, particularly if you do your banking at a large online bank, because those are now scammers’ favored phishing grounds. The Anti-Phishing [...]
Posted May 3, 2012 Skype learned about a security hole that reveals users’ IP addresses about 18 months ago, according to the security researchers who discovered the vulnerability. Here’s the story.
Posted May 2, 2012 Sophos polled people at their InfoSec Europe booth last week to find out their views on security in the workplace. Here’s what they found.
Posted April 30, 2012 The studio behind Star Trek Online, City of Heroes, City of Villains, and Champions Online suffered a user account database breach 16 months ago… and is only warning users about it now. Read it.
Posted April 27, 2012 The proposed US bill doesn’t stop the carriers from handing over location data, but it does require that police get a warrant first. So what is CTIA’s problem with it? Read it and weep.