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Monthly Archives: February, 2015

Microsoft has kicked off a free 100GB OneDrive upgrade to U.S. Dropbox users, tempting desertions from the rival storage service, a Microsoft partner since last November. “No contradiction there,” said … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Security’s Disastrous Week, From Superfish to Unstoppable, Hard Drive-Killing Malware

Last week was an utter disaster for security. Superfish. Untrustworthy hardware. Easily hacked cars. FreeBSD’s random number generator.  Security’s been in the spotlight ever since Edward Snowden’s revelations about the NSA’s extensive … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Superfish security flaw also exists in other apps, non-Lenovo systems

Last week security researchers warned that an adware program called Superfish, which was preloaded on some Lenovo consumer laptops, opened computers to attack. However, it seems that the same poorly designed … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Google Cloud offers security scanning for customer

Google has released a security scanner to help its cloud customers guard against attacks on their Web applications. Google Cloud Security Scanner, now available as a free beta for Google App … Continue reading

February 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Can Services like Dropbox be a potential risk for Data Breach?

Dropbox is one of the most commonly employed file sharing services in Shadow IT, offering a simple tool for file storage and sharing. According to Dropbox, the number of registered … Continue reading

February 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Tips for Avoiding Online Security Traps

IT professionals know the damage that malware can cause, but everyday users are often unaware of the security threats lurking on the web, in their email and on their smartphones. … Continue reading

February 12, 2015 · 1 Comment

Hackers promise to give Sony coal and chaos for Christmas

Sony has two options for Christmas: a large sack of coal and “more interesting” data to be released online, or to send emails asking hackers to keep stolen data off … Continue reading

February 5, 2015 · Leave a comment