New Rule Imposed: “IP Addresses Are Not Individuals”

According to the reports of Torrentfreak, Washington District Judge Robert Lasnik ruled that IP addresses are not individuals. For those who are a bit unaware, IP(Internet Protocol) are numerical value placed in every computer which participates in Internet Traffic. The customer get Internet access with the help of ISP(Internet Service Provider) companies. So, when there occurs any case of Copyright …

Used Yahoo’s Site This Week? You May Have Been Infected

If you have browsed through Yahoo’s site this week, you may be infected with Malware and need to scan your system. It has been detected by the researchers at Fox IT, they said that they have detected a malicious exploit kit among Yahoo’s ad network active since December 30th and they have hit mainly in Romania, Great Britain, and France. …

Millions Of Hit Recorded Due To Malware Attack To Yahoo.com

According to the reports of The Washington Post, many of the Yahoo.com visitors may have encountered with malware and it was confirmed by two internet security firms. A company Fox-IT have written- “detected and investigated the infection of clients after they visited yahoo.com.” Firm reported that the ads diplayed were malicious iframes, hosted on a number of domains. Ashkan Soltani, …

Microsoft On Defence Against NSA’s Snooping

Microsoft is presently showing its brave side by facing NSA, which is snooping into corporate databases, Internet traffic, and cellphone locations have put the technology industry on the defensive. The lead companies like Google, Mozilla, Twitter, Facebook and Yahoo have shielded their customer data against spying eyes without search warrants or legal subpoenas well. In a blog post Tuesday, Microsoft …

Adobe Custumers Are No More Safe

Another big story revealed this month, Adobe’s user usernames and passwords were hacked. Firstly it was revealed that by security blogger Brian Krebs that approx. 2.9 million users were affected by this attack, but the real story was revealed on Tuesday by Adobe, that the real number of custumers involves: At least 38 million. “So far, our investigation has confirmed …

Facebook Allowing Under 18 Users To Share Post Publicly

Earlier, users aged 13 to 17 were not allowed to share post publicly, instead only able to share posts with “friends of friends” on the site. Now, Company decided to move parallel with other social networking sites like twitter, as it allows users to post publicly by default. This change also means that teenage users will be given a default …

Scammers To Delete All Bogus Twitter Accounts

Any Twitter user knows that, Spam is a problem and that the social network has its fair share of it. A team of researchers is trying its best to fight against such silly people. Reports from a paper released this week claim that, they detailed how they’ve been working with Twitter to take a close look at how fraud and …

Hackers Are Pleading

One among the hackers who were convicted in U.S, for the theft of 160 million credit card numbers pleaded for not being guilty. Dmitriy Smilianets, who is 29 is charged with many cases like wire fraud, unauthorized access to computers. If he gets convicted, he may receive 65 years of imprisonment. He sought plea in the Federal court for the …

Hacking Attempts On Konami ID Website Since 1 Month

The CVG has reported that there were about 4 million hacking attempts from June 13th to July 7th on the Konami website. It claims that as much as about 35,252 illegal log-ins happened in the past month on their website, which includes the names, phone numbers, email ids and home addresses of the customers. However, neither any information is stolen or modified, …

Ministry Of Defense Plans To Work With Big Contractors To Face Cyber-Attacks

Alongside international terrorism, Cyber-attacks are one of the top four threats to UK national security. The British government assigned the protection of computer networks as one of the country’s most important national security priorities, back in 2010. Defense companies, in UK, face cyber-threats almost daily, mostly from nations wanting to steal sensitive information about new technology and weapons. The UK government has …

Bluebox Discovers A Critical Vulnerability In Android

Bluebox Security has revealed a loophole in Android’s security model, which can potentially affect up to 99 percent of Android devices in existence. The vulnerability is claimed to have existed since Android 1.6 (Donut), which allows malicious app developers access to modify the code of a legitimate APK, all this without having to break its certified cryptographic signature, which could …

Online Protesters Jailed In Saudi Through Facebook

If you stage a protest on Facebook in Saudi Arabia, you are likely to end up in Jail. The Saudi Arabian government sentenced seven men to prison with charges of staging protests and encouraging illegal gathering by means of social network Facebook, according to Human Rights Watch. With sentences ranging from five to ten years. “Sending people off to years …