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Protect your Email via Secure Desktop

Protect your Email via Secure Desktop So you have been tasked with securing your organization’s email services. There are quite a few guides available on the Internet and in different computer bookstores that can take you through the basics – and if you are ahead of the game you may have already done your homework. So you have looked at ... Read More »

Moody’s Website Hacked After Downgrading Portugal’s Credit Rating

Moody’s website was defaced by a hacker unhappy with the agency downgrading Portugal’s credit rating to a very low level. Last week Moody’s cut Portugal’s rating by four points on its scale, pushing it towards what creditors consider “junk” levels.// Furthermore, the agency said the country will have to make drastic cuts in spending, increase its taxes and register remarkable ... Read More »

5 Security Threats Every SysAdmin Should Know

You may have the best website, the most successful business, and the latest, greatest technology, but all of that might be in jeopardy if you do not adequately secure your server.  Anything connected to the Internet must have some level of security, but servers that host websites must be especially careful.  The following are five threats every system administrator should ... Read More »

Germany sees nearly 20 percent rise in cybercrime

BERLIN (AP) — German federal police say the country saw a nearly 20 percent rise in cybercrime last year, causing euro61.5 million ($89 million) in damage. Federal Criminal Police Office chief Joerg Ziercke said Thursday that the number of cybercrime incidents rose to 59,839 in 2010 from 50,254 in 2009. The increase is linked to greater consumer use of the ... Read More »

WordPress warns server admins of Trojans

Companies and bloggers that run their own WordPress installations should make sure that they have not downloaded any of three popular plugins that were, for about 24 hours, playing host to malicious code, WordPress creator Auttomatic warned. “The WordPress team noticed suspicious commits to several popular plugins containing cleverly disguised backdoors,” wrote Matt Mullenweg, a founding developer of Auttomatic. “We ... Read More »

Android Malware Delivery Techniques Used for Advertising Fraud

Security researchers warn that application repackaging, a technique commonly used to distribute Android malware, has started being used in advertising fraud schemes. It’s already well known that Android malware distributors are taking legit apps that appeal to users and repackage them together with trojans. The rogue apps are then distributed from unofficial app markets or even Google’s official application store, ... Read More »