JPMorgan Cyber-Attack Scares Obama Administration

Recent Cyber-attacks at JPMorgan Chase, America’s largest bank, unsettled Obama’s administration. Whitehouse freaked-out especially after preliminary investigations suggested the attack originated from Russia. White house is yet to establish the motive of the attacks or any clear connection to Putin’s’ administration. A source in the Obama administration familiar with security briefing on the JPMorgan case …

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Xsser iOS Trojan Spying on Hong Kong Protesters

Lacoon Mobile Security unearthed a sophisticated iOS Trojan named Xsser mRAT (mobile Remote Access Trojan), used to target pro-democracy protesters, in the Occupy Central protests in Hong Kong. Trojan or Trojan horses are malwares that masquerades and as legitimate and useful apps, only to create a backdoor for unauthorized access to files in an infected …

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Jennifer Lawrence Broke Her Silence Over Photo Hacking

At last Jennifer Lawrence broke her silence over her leaked nude photos. The Oscar winning actress called the incidence “a sex crime”. In an Interview with Vanity Fair, Jennifer Lawrence tells contributing editor Sam Kashner the Law should change to have all those involved in the hacking saga said held accountable for the sexual violation. …

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Apple’s New Policy and the Return of Crypto Wars

Edward Snowden’s revelations of massive intrusion of privacy by US National Security Agency, may have marked the beginning of another round of crypto wars in the techie world. Earlier this month, Apple announced a new privacy policy under its new release iOS 8. Under the policy, user’s data will be protected under a customer’s passcode, …

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Over 190,000 Mobile Phones are Lost in London Taxis Each Year

Over 190,000 mobile phones are lost in London taxis each year, in what ESET refers to as a technology “black hole”. A survey by ESNET involving 300 cab drivers, found out that an average taxi driver in London discovered approximately eight forgotten mobile phones in the back of their cabs each year. Majority of the …

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Google Eric Schmidt hits back at Apple’s Tim Cook

Google’s love-hate affair with Apple took a new twist this week, Chairman Eric Schmidt sparked a war of words with Apple’s Tim Cook, over what many view as a never ending supremacy battle. Apple’s Tim Cook seem to have started the war with Google. In an interview with Charlie Rose, Cook said Apple was much …

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Why You Ought to Use a Proxy Server for Strengthening Your Online Privacy

If you want to be more efficient in business, you have to be open-minded when it comes to middle-men. The same applies to the use of the web, if you want to be more efficient in terms of privacy and overall security. The role of the middle-man here is impersonated by a proxy server, which …

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Apple to Launch iPhone 6 in China in October

Apple will finally launch iPhone 6 models in China, after weeks of unexplained delays. Apple had initially planned to launch iPhone 6 models in China and the wider Asian market on September 26th, before unexpectedly pulling out China from the international launch list. The iPhone maker is now ready launch of iPhone 6 and iPhone …

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All You Need Know About the ShellShock Bug

The shellshock bug has caused jitters in the security community this week. The bug which have been laying low for the last two decades, is a serious software vulnerability in UNIX-like operating systems. It is tricky to patch and very easy to manipulate. It could be easily used to compromise millions of severs and devices …

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Apple’s New Security Measures, to Keep Off Snoopy Agencies

US tech giant Apple is rolling out new security measures aimed at protecting customers’ private data from Law enforcement agencies and snoopy intelligence agencies. Under the new policy, Apple will not have access to customers’ passwords making it nearly impossible for the firm to unlock your device even with a court order. The new privacy …

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