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.
WordPress botnet attack: Improve your security
If you have a WordPress blog or website, it’s important that you improve your security, as soon as possible. This post explains why and offers some tips to make your WordPress site safer and gives you links to 2 free …
Microsoft Employees Had Their Xbox Live Accounts Hacked
Xbox Live is generally seen as pretty secure – at least more so than others. The service has never been taken down by hackers, but it has seen its fair share of account hacks.
Phishing Scam On Facebook Poses As A Message From Mark ‘Zurckerberg’
Facebook CEO Mark Zurckerberg is not sending out privacy notices, requesting that users verify their accounts. That’s because no such messages would ever come from the Facebook CEO. There’s also that pesky little detail that the CEO of Facebook is …
Privacy Protections Are Included In Obama’s Cybersecurity Executive Order
Near the end of President Obama’s State of the Union address, he addressed the need for cybersecurity reform. He also confirmed the long standing rumor that he would indeed be signing an executive order into law that helps increase information …
Top 5 Security Predictions for 2013
Apparently the Mayans were wrong, and after surviving those fatal predictions, here are some predictions for the security industry for 2013, according to UK security firm Bullguard.