Yearly Archives: 2013
Updated Section 9 Security Policy: An Apple ID Scam?
I received email from Apple that I’d “violated section 9 of their security code” and that I needed to revalidate my temporarily frozen account. I’m suspicious, what’s this email all about?
Internet Explorer 9 Reaches End Of Life For Google Apps
Are you still using Internet Explorer 9? It’s not exactly a dead browser yet as Microsoft still officially supports it, but Google Apps has turned its back on it.
Yahoo Under Fire For ‘Reckless’ Email ‘Scheme’
Yahoo continues to come under fire over its recycling of old email addresses and user IDs. Back in June, the company announced its plans to give old, inactive IDs to current users who wanted better email addresses.
NSA To Release Phone Surveillance Documents Thanks To FISA Court Order
Since early June, the U.S. government has been slowly opening up about the NSA’s numerous surveillance programs in response to a number of leaks from former NSA contractor Edward Snowden. Some civil liberty groups, however, think that the government isn’t …
Mobile Security Industry Growth To Explode
As more of society’s computing tasks move to mobile platforms, businesses now face new security challenges. As the security industry steps up to meet these challenges, the market for mobile security will be a growth segment for years to come. …
New Developments On Web Security Introduced By Mozilla
Make no mistake about it, Mozilla is committed to making the web a safer place for its users. Although browser security remains somewhat dubious–all of the main browsers perform well in various security tests tests, although, questions about NSA backdoors …
New Cybersecurity Bill Finally Drafted By Senate
Earlier this year, the House proved yet again that it doesn’t care about your privacy by passing CISPA. The controversial cybersecurity bill would let the government and private companies easily share information to counter cyber threats. Now the Senate has …
Yahoo’s Email Address Plan Called ‘Trash’ By Security Expert
Yahoo has raised a pretty good amount of concern regarding account security with a recently announced move to shut down inactive Yahoo IDs and email addresses and give them to other users that desire them.
Secret Email Addresses Given To Some Obama Administration Officials
President Obama’s appointees to various government agencies use a secret email unknown to anyone outside of government, according to a report released.
Firewall Provider Stonesoft Set To Be Acquired By McAfee
Intel’s antivirus software company, McAfee, is acquiring Stonesoft. The company announced that it has executed a definitive agreement to initiate a conditional tender offer to do so.