Hotmail, Yahoo, AOL and Gmail access is being denied to military personnel in the Navy and the Marines who are stationed overseas. The military has blocked access from all government-owned computers, citing concerns about computer security and viruses.
The machine identification code of your printer may be being embedded on every single page you print, including the date, the time, and your printer’s serial number. Is our technology spying on us?
The DMA has announced that they are requiring all of their members to adopt an email authentication mechanism. According to them, “there are several interoperable, inexpensive and easy to implement solutions available on the market today.”
The 0x800a0007 Windows update error has pinched a lot of people. Here’s what causes it, and what to do about it.
Microsoft Windows Updates for this month include three that are deemed critical by Microsoft itself, along with four that they say are “important”, and two which are moderate.
Bank of America and other banks’ customers are often the victims of identity theft. Now the banks are offering identity theft protection, but they are charging customers for the protection.
A form spam blocker has been developed by a service offering secure, hijack-proof web forms. It’s guaranteed, it’s cheap, and it’s secure! What more could you ask for?
Internet Explorer, and specifically improperly patched versions of Internet Explorer, are being implicated as the weak link which allows extortionists to lock files on your hard drive and demand $200 to unlock them.
Identity theft protection in the form of a new phishing law has come to California. It not only outlaws phishing, but gives individuals who were scammed by phishers the right to sue.
Key clicks and other keyboard sounds reveal everything you are typing, all with a simple decoding program which turns keyclicks into their associated letters. In fact, the keyboard clicks allow spies to very accurately determine what you are typing. Researches say that keyboard click spying has a 96% accuracy.
Shuki Alburati, a San Francisco State student, has been arrested in connection with the laptop which was stolen from U.C. Berkeley earlier this spring. He in turn had purchased it from the person believed to be the original thief, and had attempted to fence it on eBay.
Microsoft Patch Tuesday is the second Tuesday of each month, and the day when, traditionally, Microsoft has released patches and other security updates for the Windows operating system. But while a patch was promised for this Patch Tuesday, none materialized. Here’s why.
A Firefox flaw which allowed for remote code execution was publicly disclosed yesterday. Today Mozilla, who distributes the Firefox software, released a patch for the Firefox flaw.