iPad E-mail malware attack

Scammers are distributing emails designed to trick iPad owners into downloading software that they think is an iTunes update, but which turns out to be malware that opens a back door on the computer, researchers warned on Monday.

How Social Networks Are Using Your Data

Companies collect all sorts of data to build a database of you from social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, MySpace, Bebo, website forums, blogs and other websites. How do they use all this info on you? For example, did you know that your Facebook friends could influence what kind of credit you get from a… Continue Reading …

Netgear routers and OpenDNS to block porn and violence from the internet

Netgear is about to ship routers designed to simplify the process of blocking certain types of websites such as pornography, hate sites, or sites that promote alcohol or drug use, by allowing parents to block the content ON ANY DEVICE USING THE HOME NETWORK. Before employing any parental control system, I urge parents to think… Continue Reading …

10 ways hackers can breach your system and how you can fight back

You may have all of your software patched, and you may have anti-virus software protecting your PCs, but is that enough? No single approach will save your network from being hacked, but the more measures you take, the harder you will make it for attackers to infiltrate your systems — and the more likely they… Continue Reading …