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Your hotel room can be hacked with a ‘dry erase marker’
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Your hotel room can be hacked with a ‘dry erase marker’

Depending on what type of key system is used at the hotel you’re staying in, it might be possible for someone with a “dry erase marker” to bypass the door key system and walk right in.

10/08/2012

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Authentication takes center stage for mobile device security

Microsoft and Apple have both made recent acquisitions aimed at bolstering authentication technology and providing better security for mobile devices.

10/05/2012

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The Risky Business of Mobile Social Media

With the right security software and a little caution you can protect yourself from common threats.

10/04/2012

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Mobile devices are the new frontier for botnets and DDoS attacks

The bad guys are taking advantage of weak security, faster processors, and blazing broadband connections to wreak havoc on mobile devices.

10/03/2012

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Staged cyber schemes may help shore up 'weakest link'

Mock phishing attacks might be the best way to teach users to avoid them in the real world.

10/01/2012

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What you need to know about the Adobe certificate compromise

Adobe is planning to revoke a code-signing certificate after discovering it has been compromised and used to launch malicious attacks.

09/28/2012

Update your Samsung Galaxy S III now or you might lose all of your data
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Update your Samsung Galaxy S III now or you might lose all of your data

A simple 11-digit code can be used by attackers to remotely trigger a full factory reset on the Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone.

09/26/2012

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What's in your Facebook Activity Log?

The Facebook Activity log lets you see what you've said, liked, or shared on the social network — and soon it will also contain your search history.

09/24/2012

197 reasons you should upgrade to iOS 6 immediately
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197 reasons you should upgrade to iOS 6 immediately

Forget about the 200 new features and updates Apple talks about, there are 197 flaws and vulnerabilities fixed in iOS 6.

09/21/2012

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Will you be more secure if you abandon Internet Explorer?

Switching browsers will protect you from the current Internet Explorer zero-day exploits, but it's not a silver bullet security solution.

09/19/2012

Keeping your financial data safe
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Keeping your financial data safe

Mobile devices have opened new avenues for identity theft and fraud. Here's how to protect yourself.

09/18/2012

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Flame malware continues to burn

Security researchers have uncovered intriguing details about the Flame malware--including the fact that there are more malware threats we haven't yet discovered.

09/17/2012

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Your PC may come with malware pre-installed

Microsoft researchers have discovered computer systems infected with botnet malware before they're even taken out of the box.

09/14/2012

Why locking your mobile device with a fingerprint is a great idea
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Why locking your mobile device with a fingerprint is a great idea

One of the rumors leading into the Apple iPhone 5 event today is that the new smartphone will incorporate fingerprint scanning technology.

09/12/2012

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FBI rolling out high-tech 'Big Brother' monitoring system

The FBI's Next Generation Identification (NGI) system is raising concerns among some privacy advocates.

09/10/2012

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If you don't really need Java, get rid of it

Oracle patched Java to defend against attacks in the wild, but the patch contains flaws that open Java up to different threats.

09/07/2012

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Android users are prime target for malware

A new report finds malware threats are at a four-year high, and mobile platforms in particular are a hot target--especially Android.

09/05/2012

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Protect your devices from Web and email threats

Smartphones and tablets are vulnerable to attack, too. Here's what to look for in a comprehensive security solution.

09/04/2012

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Playing Politics with Cybersecurity

While elected officials argue over cybersecurity legislation, the critical infrastructure of the nation remains vulnerable.

09/03/2012

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Do Authentication Questions Really Protect You?

Authentication questions are designed to prove you're really you, but with so much information shared online they can be trivial for attackers to bypass.

08/31/2012

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