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Sprint announces Sprint Guardian mobile security suite

05/09/2012, Parents are always worrying about their kids and the kind of friends they mingle with, who they go out with, the sites they surf, the games they play, etc. While kids might see this as an invasion of privacy, parents on the other hand may very well...

Symantec releases Norton 2013 public beta

05/05/2012, Symantec, the largest maker of personal computer security software, has released the first public beta of Norton Antivirus 2013, Norton Internet Security 2013 and Norton 360 2013. Symantec hopes to offer the best ever user experience, both on existing...

Adobe Flash Player gets an emergency security update

05/04/2012, Adobe has just released an urgent security patch for its Adobe Flash Player version 11.2.202.233 and earlier versions on Windows, Macintosh and Linux; version 11.1.115.7 and earlier versions for Android 4.x; and 11.1.111.8 and earlier versions for Android...

Firefox add-on exposes users browsing history

05/01/2012, We have received reports that a Firefox add-on is potentially exposing the full web-browsing history of its users to its back-end service. This is an  issue because user data being sent is over an non-encrypted connection. The add-on in question is the...

This iPhone concept comes with a self-destruct feature

04/30/2012, If you’re the sort of person who requires a password to be entered every time you try to unlock your iPhone, this password concept with Siri by the folks at Aatma Studio might be of interest to you. Yup, it looks like they are back again with yet...

One out of five Macs has malware… Windows malware [research]

04/25/2012, Sophos, a world-leading developer and vendor of security software and hardware, said on Tuesday that a high level of malware has been discovered on Mac computers. Based on the research conducted by the Sophos team, one in every five Mac computers has...

Security flaw discovered in Facebook app for iOS and Android

04/06/2012, A developer by the name of Gareth Wright has recently stumbled across a security flaw on the Facebook app for iOS and Android that could give hackers a way to access your Facebook account and cause quite a bit of mess. According to Wright, the flaw is...

Microsoft Co-founder Paul Allen’s Identity Gets Stolen

03/28/2012, Identity theft is not something that we are unfamiliar with. With so much details being shared about themselves all over the internet via sites like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and so many others, more and more people are finding themselves victims of...

‘Password1′ is most popular business password worldwide

03/09/2012, If you own a business, then make sure not only you, but your entire organization – everything that needs and everyone who has a password, will not use ‘Password1′ as the password. This is what we managed to gather from online security...

Heartbeats as passwords?

02/20/2012, They say that the fastest way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but could the fastest way into his computer be through his heart? I know, you were blinking there for a moment, but it seems that apart from using facial recognition as another...

Google Bouncer to fight Android malware

02/02/2012, Google has revealed Bouncer, a service that scans Android Market applications to look for patterns  of potentially malicious code. Although Bouncer is being revealed only today, it has been in operation for almost a year as Hiroshi Lockheimer, VP of...

Google Sesame: an alternative way to login

01/16/2012, While our phones are great for accessing Google services, nothing beats the experience of doing it on a desktop computer especially when you have to edit documents or spreadsheets in Google Docs. But what if you’re not at home and only have access...