Security

Apple iTunes User Accounts Hacked In Second Incident Of Apps Store Fraud

July 13, 2010, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Apple’s iTunes apps store has reportedly been hit by another incident of fraud in which certain apps developed by a company named WiiSHii Network have been pushed to top spots in the paid apps charts in the Travel category, using the accounts of other iTunes users. At least one incident of account hijacking has been […]

The Pirate Bay Hacked, Usernames and E-Mails Exposed

July 8, 2010, By Radimir Bobev

And here we were, thinking that SQL injections are a thing of the past. Not really, as it seems that even some popular websites are still vulnerable to this age-old exploit. Take The Pirate Bay for example, who just got hacked by an Argentinian by the name of Ch Russo. Mr Russo managed to extract […]

Apple Almost Confirms iTunes Fraud, Says Only Few Users Affected

July 7, 2010, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

Apple has issued a public statement regarding the recent iTunes apps store and accounts fraud, almost confirming the incident and has said that only around 400 among the 150 million iTunes users were actually affected by the incident of fraud. Though Apple’s statement does not make an outright acceptance of a fraud being committed in […]

Apple iTunes User Accounts And App Store Rumored To Be Hacked

July 5, 2010, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The user accounts of several iTunes customers have been rumored to be hacked, with their financial information being used to buy books from a specific seller in the App store’s Book category. The hack has reportedly led to 42 books from a particular seller called That Nguyen featuring in the list of 50 top-selling books […]

Major AT&T Security Breach Exposes 114,000 iPad Owners’ Personal Data

June 10, 2010, By Alex Ion

After an embarrassing moment at this year’s WWDC keynote speech in San Francisco, where WiFi didn’t work as expected, Apple got their name involved in a new one. This time it’s much more important, as we’re hearing a security breach has exposed nothing less than 114,000 iPad owners (including CEOs, military officials and top politicians) […]

What Facebook Needs to Change About their Privacy Policy

May 26, 2010, By Radimir Bobev

Facebook are about to announce the newest changes to their privacy policy, which they’ve been talking about for the last few weeks. So far, most of us are aware that the new changes involve what’s been described as “simplified settings”, but we really feel this doesn’t sound like they’re going in the right direction.

McAfee Purchases Trust Digital, Aims at Stronger Mobile Security

May 26, 2010, By Radimir Bobev

McAfee, as a security expert company, have a good overview of consumer needs nowadays. And the trend indicates that more and more people are starting to rely on their handhelds for both their personal and business lives – to such an extent that security in those devices is becoming increasingly important. With this, the company […]

How To Remove Spyware Protect 2009 (Removal Guide)

May 2, 2010, By Alex Ion

Spyware Protect 2009 is a corrupt antispyware program created to mislead honest victims to purchase a money-making software. Spyware Protection 2009 can penetrate into host systems either in indirect by contaminating it through a secondary trojan virus like like Zlob or scam website, or directly when you download and install it from their website.

Apple’s iPhone Cracked and Hacked in 20 Seconds at This Year’s Pwn2Own

March 25, 2010, By Radimir Bobev

Pwn2Own is one of the biggest annual hacking-related events, where security experts and amateurs from around the world gather to try and break into the latest devices and compromise their security. Last year, smartphones were a bit of a challenge for most, but that was hardly the case at this year’s event, where two hackers […]

Google Security Patches Fix Android Bugs

October 12, 2009, By Sanjeev Ramachandran

The two security hassles in Google’s Android mobile Operating System wherein hackers operated and deployed denial of service on your smartphones have been attended to. Google has released patches that repair the flaws that had hit the Android version 1.5. Hackers had given shape to malformed text messages from a badly formatted WAP Push message. […]

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