Apple founder Steve Jobs dies

October 5, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Steve Jobs co-founded Apple died Wednesday at 56. Steve Jobs’ family has issued the following statement: In his public life, Steve was known as a visionary; in his private life, he cherished his family. We […]

GOVERNOR AND FIRST LADY O’MALLEY TO JOIN FACEBOOK AND TIME WARNER’S CARTOON NETWORK FOR NATIONAL BULLYING PREVENTION MONTH KICK-OFF

October 5, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

On Thursday, October 6th, Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley and First Lady Judge Katie O’Malley will join Facebook’s Vice President for U.S. Public Policy Joel Kaplan and Cartoon Network President/COO Stuart Snyder, State and local education leaders, and other special guests for a special National Bullying Prevention Month kick-off event at Arundel High School in Anne Arundel County, MD. […]

Revir Malware for OS X Undergoes Revision

October 5, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Recently a new PDF-based malware threat for OS X was discovered that displays a Chinese PDF file while it installs and runs its malicious code in the background. While the initial version of this malware (OSX/Revir.A) was detected over a week ago, the criminals developing the code are busy revising and refining it, and over the weekend a variant has been identified (OSX/Revir.B). As with all malware, new versions of these threats are likely to surface in the future, and as they do, expect malware detection utilities (including Apple’s XProtect) to follow close behind and label them alphabetically as they appear. […]

DerbyCon 2011 Review

October 3, 2011 admin 0

DerbyCon is a new hacker’s conference held this past weekend in Louisville, Kentucky. Hans Bosch of NY, a SecurityOrb.com contributor had the opportunity to attend and shared some positive feedback with me about the conference. […]

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