Facebook Applications Spreading Adware

Facebook Applications Spreading AdwareFacebook Applications Spreading Adware

  A new scheme allows cyber-criminals to monetize on unwary users by leading them into installing adware applications. Rather than using hidden vulnerabilities in the social networking platform, this novel approach relies on social engineering in order to trick users into interacting with the attacker.

Mozilla Firefox 3.6 official release

*Update* A new release of Firefox is available from the Mozilla Website Here. Some of the best features new to Firefox 3.6 are: Personas: Personalize the look of your Firefox by selecting new themes called Personas in a single click and without a restart Plugin Updater: To keep you safe from potential security vulnerabilities, Firefox will… Continue Reading …

Google China To Shut Down Or To Stop Censoring Google.cn After Gmail Hacking Attacks

“We have decided we are no longer willing to continue censoring our results on Google.cn, and so over the next few weeks we will be discussing with the Chinese government the basis on which we could operate an unfiltered search engine within the law, if at all. We recognize that this may well mean having… Continue Reading …

SpyPhone App Steals Personal Data from ALL iPhones – Jailbroken or Not!

A Swiss iPhone developer has unveiled a new application that is capable of harvesting huge amounts of personal data from iPhones, including geolocation data, passwords, address book entries and email accounts information, images, Safari Browsing history, youtube, keyboard logger, etc. all this using just the public API exposed by Apple’s SDK. In order for this… Continue Reading …

Sneaky Microsoft plug-in puts Firefox users at risk

An add-on that Microsoft silently slipped into Mozilla’s Firefox last February leaves the browser open to attack, Microsoft’s security engineers acknowledged earlier this week. One of the 13 security bulletins Microsoft released Tuesday affects not only Internet Explorer (IE), but also Firefox, thanks to a Microsoft-made plug-in pushed to Firefox users eight months ago in… Continue Reading …