10 critical computer security changes that took place in last 10 years

computer security changes last 10 years

A strange way to start an article, with a quick precis on history, bear with me and all will be revealed… What does history tell us: Genghis Khan who live between 1162 – 18 August 1227 He united the monadic tribes of Northeast Asia, founding the ‘Mongol’ empire and proclaimed as “Genghis Khan”. He conquered most …

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What 2015 Biggest Hacks Taught us about Cyber Security

Biggest Hacks in 2015 and What They Have Taught Us

A lot has been said about the overall security of the Internet, especially with the increasing number of mind boggling hacks completed within the year 2015 alone. In fact, a significant rise has been noticed over the years, as far as the number and sophistication of such hacks is concerned. If you take a look …

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How Cybercrime Resembles the Mafia in Various Ways

Cybercrime Resembles the Mafia in Various Ways

It is true that cybercrime has taken a dangerously increasing upward trajectory over the past few years, with a lot of hacks emerging on the surface of the web and many more remaining unknown. It seems that the organized crime has been starting to realize that it was about time to change. Back in the …

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Flash and Java both vulnerable again to Zero Day attacks

Flash and Java both vulnerable again to Zero Day attacks

Online users should take a new threat into consideration when utilizing both Oracle’s Java and Adobe Flash software frameworks as; last weekend, 3 previously unknown dangerous vulnerability that could be utilized to secretly install bug on end-user systems were exposed in Java and Flash. Experts from Trend Micro cautioned in an article published on last …

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The World of Internet Crimes

world of internet crimes

Most among us have been fighting with Internet crimes for more than twenty years. The daily hot sheet of malware used to be called the “Dirty Dozen”, because only a dozen of malware programs could found listed there. But today, there literally are hundreds of malware programs written, a growing number of hacking organizations with …

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Kaspersky Lab’s Network attacked by Duqu 2.0 – Opens a chilling new chapter

Kaspersky Lab's Network attacked by Duqu 2.0

Kaspersky Lab a leading anti-virus providers has exposed that its personal computers were recently attacked by hackers. The hack was aimed to attack on its latest technologies, as believed by Kaspersky Lab. The company said the hack consist of up to 3 formerly unknown hacking techniques. Kaspersky stated that it was enduring to complete the …

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PlayStation Network hacking case is over, Zurich reaches settlement with Sony

PlayStation Network hacking case is over, Zurich reaches settlement with Sony

According to the reports, Zurich USA Insurance Company and Sony have get hold of an agreement in connection with hacking of Sony’s PlayStation back in 2011. The coverage clash about the 2011 vulnerability of Sony’s PlayStation Network has been over. A New York Supreme Court judge said in a seat deciding (in February 2014) that …

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Cyber Security, a Pragmatist View

Cyber Security unique view

Threat actors are maturing, they’re growing up, if not already. However, their tactics are such, they have ‘no code of conduct’, no ‘gentlemanly behavior’. Should this rationale be the driver in combating ‘Cyber crime‘ then, ‘fight fire with fire’! As governments of the US and UK have their security doctrines, as equally those of Russia, …

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NSA’s undeletable malware is not in the hands of government only

Malware That Cannot Be Deleted by NSA

With the recent revelations about malware that cannot be deleted even after upgrades and formats linking itself to the NSA and with the ongoing successes of hackers and other tech experts to penetrate spying devices, a digital war focusing on data and surveillance has been launched! Some days ago, the waters of cyber security were …

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Ransomware now Being Spread through Ads

Ransomware Now Being Spread Through Ads

Sophisticated cybercriminals are now using adverts to install malware into users’ computers. The latest discovery is the use of infected ads which exploit a flaw in the Flash Player to install malware. A flaw in the Adobe Flash Player is being exploited by cybercriminals to install malware in the computers of users. In order to …

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