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Resetting your eBay password, here's some strong password tips

Resetting your eBay password, here's some strong password tips

By 21 May 2014

With Ebay asking all of its 233 million users to reset their passwords following a data breach, the time for all of us to look at the passwords we use on the internet is highlighted once again. Although Ebay is saying that all of the data is encrypted,... >>

Apple's Phil Schiller takes a stab at Android: 'Be safe out there'

Apple's Phil Schiller takes a stab at Android: 'Be safe out there'

By 7 March 2013

Apple's SVP of worldwide marketing Phil Schiller took to Twitter to take a crack at Google's Android, one of the company's biggest competitors in the mobile space, over security concerns. Schiller tweeted the words "Be safe out there" along with a link... >>

Tumblr accounts hacked with racist spam and virus

Tumblr accounts hacked with racist spam and virus

By 3 December 2012

Reports are flooding that many, but not all, Tumblr accounts have been attacked and hacked by a group calling itself the GNAA - a deeply racist anti-blogging and internet trolling organisation. Not only does the spam posting that's appearing across personal... >>

Android, how safe is it? Security experts slam malicious apps

Android, how safe is it? Security experts slam malicious apps

By 3 July 2012

Security experts say the threat of hackers and malicious apps is now more prominent than ever when it comes to Google’s Android platform.  According to Trend Micro’s TrendLabs, the number of malicious apps circulating the operating system has increased... >>

APP OF THE DAY: Lookout Security and Anitivirus review (Android)

APP OF THE DAY: Lookout Security and Anitivirus review (Android)

By 28 June 2012

Security software isn’t the sexiest area to think about, but then neither is getting rinsed for all you're worth by a malicious app that you’ve mistakenly downloaded. While that may not be a problem on iOS, it’s starting to become something worth... >>

Google responds to RuFraud Android mobile attack: 22 apps removed

Google responds to RuFraud Android mobile attack: 22 apps removed

By 13 December 2011

Google has responded to an emerging attack called RuFraud by removing 22 apps from the Android Marketplace. The RuFraud Malware was alerted to Google by security firm Lookout Mobile, who noticed a hat full of apps residing in its app store which on downloading... >>

Windows Phone SMS bug leaves handsets open to attack

Windows Phone SMS bug leaves handsets open to attack

By 13 December 2011

A bug within the Windows Phone 7 operating system has been uncovered which can be exploited by attackers, allowing a Denial of Service attack to be sent via SMS which will disable messaging on the device. This flaw is apparently targeted at Windows Phone... >>

Android worst OS for malware attacks according to Q3 report

Android worst OS for malware attacks according to Q3 report

By 21 November 2011

Android has been outed as the worst OS for malware attacks according to McAfee's third quarter threat reports, highlighting some of the difficulties associated with the Google's "open source" mobile operating system. Although the Q3 report comes as no... >>

iOS app bug leaves iPhones at risk from attack

iOS app bug leaves iPhones at risk from attack

By 8 November 2011

An iPhone security flaw has been unearthed by former NSA analyst Charlie Miller, who says that the iOS bug leaves handsets open to malicious attack. Apple is renowned for having an extremely tight app approval process, and for a long time now it has served... >>

HTC confirms security hole, patch coming

HTC confirms security hole, patch coming

By 4 October 2011

HTC has confirmed that it is looking into a security loophole found over the weekend that would allow some apps to peek at personal information stored on HTC smartphones. "HTC takes claims related to the security of our products very seriously. In our... >>


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