Tag Archives: Cybersecurity

New DARPA program looks for more revolutionary protection from DDoS attacks

Interesting article by Network World Security. Researchers with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will next month detail a new program they hope will ratchet-up the way the military, public and private enterprise protect their networks from distributed denial-of-service DDoS attacks. Read more here.   Drop us a comment or if you have any questions please contact us… Read More »

China-Made E-Cigarette Chargers Could Infect Your Computer with Virus

It’s better for smokers to quit smoking. Are you using electronic cigarettes (E-cigarettes) instead normal ones?? Still, you should quit your smoking habit, because it not only damages your health, but could pose a danger risk to the health of your computer. E-cigarettes have become the latest vector for hackers to distribute malicious software. E-cigarettes manufactured in China… Read More »

Malicious browser extensions are hijacking Facebook accounts

Source: Help Net Security “Facebook users – especially those in Brazil – are being targeted with malicious browser extensions trying to hijack Facebook profiles, warns Microsoft. So far, only Chrome and Firefox extensions have been spotted. Once installed, they try to update themselves, and they pick up a configuration file containing a list of commands (“Like” a page,… Read More »

Font apps on Google Play deliver spyware

Source: Help Net Security “Everybody should know by now that downloading apps from Google Play is not as safe as we all would like. Admittedly, the probability of downloading malware is much smaller than on third party online Android markets, but it still exists. Webroot researchers have recently unearthed two apps that install additional fonts on an Android… Read More »

AutoIt scripting increasingly used by malware developers

Source: Computerworld by Lucian Constantin “AutoIt, a scripting language for automating Windows interface interactions, is increasingly being used by malware developers thanks to its flexibility and low learning curve, according to security researchers from Trend Micro and Bitdefender. “Recently, we have seen an uptick in the amount of nefarious AutoIt tool code being uploaded to Pastebin,” Kyle Wilhoit,… Read More »