Hackers Target Email, Blogs, Social Networking Sites

Hackers Target Email, Blogs, Social Networking Sites

In a report by security firm Websense, an alarming rise in the growth of malicious websites was identified in 2009 as compared to 2008 – almost 225 percent. The study also found an increased focus among hackers and spammers on targeting social media sites such as...
Mozilla Firefox Add-Ons Download Site was Harboring Malware

Mozilla Firefox Add-Ons Download Site was Harboring Malware

Mozilla, the organization behind the popular Firefox browser disclosed that two add-ons available for download on its website were vectors for Trojans that could compromise users’ computers. Add-ons allow users to extend and enhance the capabilities of Firefox...
Are you using an Insecure Password?

Are you using an Insecure Password?

Security firm Imperva recently released a warning to users of popular social networking website RockYou indicating that their accounts and passwords may have been compromised. According to the firm, a hacker may have accessed an alarming 32 million accounts. But what...
RealPlayer Users Beware

RealPlayer Users Beware

RealNetworks, developers of RealPlayer, a popular real-time streaming media player, recently released an advisory about vulnerabilities that when exploited could trigger remote code execution attacks. The firm reports at least 11 critical vulnerabilities that expose...