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Cyber criminals exploit Osama’s death

05/04/2011, While we’ve all been told that Osama has finally been found and killed, a lot of people are unsatisfied with just words and want more proof of his demise. Cyber criminals recognize this and have decided to take exploit this fact and not a day too...

WhisperMonitor – the first dynamic Android firewall released

05/04/2011, Android users who have been worried about the recent surge of private data leaks recently will be glad to know that they have a solution to the problem. Security expert, Moxie Marlinspike has just launched the first dynamic Android firewall today. Called...

Microsoft pushes out Windows Phone 7 security update

05/03/2011, Some of you might have noticed that Microsoft has sent out notifications about a security-focused update for Windows Phone 7. It looks like Microsoft is soldiering on with new updates for Windows Phone 7, despite problems with the updating of Samsung...

ZoneAlarm SocialGuard ready to rock and roll

04/26/2011, Check Point Software Technologies Ltd. has just announced their latest release, the ZoneAlarm SocialGuard which was specially designed for parents who would want to make sure their kids remain protected from social threats that lurk all over various...

Skype for Android vulnerability fixed

04/20/2011, Remember the Skype for Android vulnerability that was made public by Android Police last week? Skype recognized the issue and announced that they were working on a fix for it. Well it looks like they were pretty quick to their feet because today...

Your Apple device knows where you’ve been, and keeps a log

04/20/2011, In a recent article, Alasdair Allan is discussing the finding that Apple devices powered by iOS 4+ (iPhones, iPads) are recording a log of your location (including a time stamp). This would come as a surprised to most users. It is conceivable that a small...

Skype for Android vulnerability exposes your details and chat logs

04/15/2011, If you’re one of the 10 million Skype users that use the app on your Android phone, you should be careful. Android Police recently took the app apart and realized how easy it was to extract data from the app. Your username, profile and contacts –...

WordPress.com got hacked, here’s what to do

04/14/2011, Wordpress hacked - Automattic, the folks behind Wordpress.com got hacked at the "root" level, which means that the hackers potentially had access to *everything* those servers...

Microsoft Windows 7 patch confirmed to arrive today

04/12/2011, Last week we reported that there will be a massive Windows 7 patch arriving today, and according to reports online, it will be arriving on time. Starting 1pm ET today, Microsoft will be releasing 17 security bulletins that will fix 64 different...

Sprint in-wall radar imaging system unveiled

04/07/2011, From Cambridge Consultants, the folks who brought you the portable in-wall radar bag, here comes a new device called Sprint to make fights against the unseen more in your favor. And when I say unseen I don’t mean sprits or ghosts, but possible...

Android Trojan tells you to stop being a pirate

03/31/2011, An Android Trojan that has been disguised as a paid app that can be legally purchased from the Android Market and has been making the rounds one filesharing websites. The app has been disguised as Walk and Text (v1.3.7), an app that can be legally...

Witness turns your Mac into a security camera

03/31/2011, If you’ve got fears about your house getting broken into or your roommate stealing your stuff, and you happen to have a Mac computer lying around, Orbicule has released a solution just for you. Called Witness, this app turns your MacBook or Mac...

New Xbox 360 Spring Update Will Bring “Updated Disc Format”

03/29/2011, It’s that time of year again – spring. For Xbox 360 gamers, you know what that means right? If you said 360 spring update time, then you win the prize of satisfaction. Lawrence Hyrb a.ka. Major Nelson a.k.a the man behind Xbox Live just...