Free Wireless Access Can Be a Security Problem

November 23, 2011 admin 0

Connecting to a random WiFi hotspot is much like strolling into a bar in a strange part of town. Most likely you’ll have a good time, but it could ruin your day. It’s wise to assume that all hotspots harbor predators, and take appropriate precautions. […]

CyberMonday, November 28, 2011 – Be Prepared

November 15, 2011 admin 0

The term “Cyber Monday” refers to the Monday immediately following Black Friday, the ceremonial kick-off of the holiday online shopping season in the United States between Thanksgiving Day and Christmas. Whereas Black Friday is associated with traditional brick-and-mortar stores, “Cyber Monday” symbolizes a busy day for online retailers. […]

“Guy Fawkes Virus” May Be The Cause for Offensive Facebook Images

November 14, 2011 admin 2

Twenty-Fours hours later, the problem continues to be an issue for Facebook users as they have gone to Twitter and Google+ to complain about the embarrassment and frustration of these images being posted under their profile. It seems Facebook is still having problems rectifying the matter and we have not seen much on the Facebook security page to update users on the matter.

CISO Summit – The Platform to Congregate, Connect and Interact

November 4, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

s Your Organization Ready for the Threats & Challenges Ahead?

Stay ahead of attackers. Arrive with questions and concerns and leave armed with innovative ideas, out of the box solutions and a group of new industry colleagues.

The EC-Council CISO Executive Summit provides a much-needed platform for IS leaders to discuss the challenges the industry is facing and develop guidance for information security executive leaders to develop a new way of thinking to ensure your success in protecting organizations. […]

Security News: US report blasts China, Russia for cybercrime; Duqu Malware: Still No Patch; MIT server hijacked in drive-by download campaign

November 3, 2011 SecurityOrb_Staff 0

Cyberattacks by Chinese and Russian intelligence services, as well corporate hackers in those countries, have swallowed up large amounts of high-tech American research and development data, and that stolen information has helped build their economies, U.S. intelligence agencies have concluded. The recently discovered Duqu malware can exploit a zero-day Windows kernel vulnerability, which would help it to infect PCs and spread without being detected. A server belonging to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology was commandeered by hackers who used it to launch attacks against other websites as part of a larger drive-by download campaign, according to antivirus vendor BitDefender. […]