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AirHopper: Even Air-Gap Networks are Not Secure

It’s a good time to be in the Cybersecurity business. Quite often, highly secure computers are disconnected from the outside world so as to not get hit by hackers. However, it seems these air-gap networks named for their isolation from...

9 Shocking Facts about the Nasdaq Breach by Russia

In October 2010, the FBI determined malware, most likely from an intelligence agency of another country had snuck into the Nasdaq’s central servers. The following facts are the most shocking: Several different groups were operating freely on Nasdaq computers, some...

Emerging Threats IQRisk Query An Essential Security Tool

About a year ago, I shared there are 250,000 plus new pieces of malware being produced each day. Moreover, I explained how Emerging Threats thinks they can help with the problem. If there is one constant, it is that number...

Your iPhone Could Get Hacked Through the Charger

As scary as it sounds – that iOS device which you thought was safe from hackers because Apple controls the App Store could get infected through a malicious charger. This is a major concern for IT departments who didn’t previously...

Emerging Threats Combats a Million Plus Pieces of New Malware a Week

There are 250,000 plus new pieces of malware being produced each day equating to one piece per person in the US in just over three and a half years. The question is, what do you do with this onslaught of...

Scam Users, Accumulate Facebook Likes, Buy a Ferrari

Bitdefender Labs recently reported that a site showing kittens and unicorns suggested users download a “business flash” plugin in order to see a video. At this point the plugin takes control of the user’s computer allowing cookie information to be...

NQ Mobile Protects Android Phones from Malware and Viruses

Last year Roger McNamee mentioned that he doesn’t think Android has a bright future because of the malicious apps proliferating on the platform and to his point Android malware is up over 400% with no signs of slowing down. This...

Electronic Health Records Only as Strong as Weakest Link

It is becoming commonplace to find that organizations of virtually all sizes are getting hacked and their data compromised. Sony and the CIA are just some of the latest we have heard of.Let's be clear, these are some very high-profile...

Porn Stars Warn Against Malware and Spyware

The porn industry has been suffering as of late due to the rise of free sites which provide cloud-based movie clips and this makes a bad situation worse as p2p porn sharing has exploded with growth over the last decade....

iTunes and User Accounts Hacked

This past weekend I covered the hacking of the iTunes App Store and it seems user accounts now have been compromised as well. Some users have seen unauthorized spending in their accounts hit $1,400 and Apple is being slow to...

Combofix is Great Antivirus Software

A malicious - fake antivirus messageIt's funny how ironic life can be as a few weeks back I posted an entry warning my readers about the various forms of malicious antivirus malware apps which try to install themselves on your...

Skype Problem with your Payment Scam

TMC has been getting inundated with emails lately about problems with Skype accounts we don't own. We checked into the malicious script embedded in the emails and they appear to send you to servers in Estonia where your computer is...

Malicious Software to Avoid Online

As a tech person I am often called upon to help people I know fix their computers when there is a problem. While my regular readers are no doubt aware of many of the Internet scams which infect computers with...

Cancelled Amazon Order Scam

 Example of frequent spam/malicious email we get frequently at TMC. Click on image to enlarge.For the last few weeks a number of my fellow team members here at TMC have been receiving confirmed and cancelled orders from most likely a...

Espionage via APT or Advanced Persistent Threat Widespread

Corporate and government secrets are currently being stolen on a grand scale - can anything be done about it? If you are one of those people not easily rattled, please have a seat and get ready to shake. A new...

Mine Your Spam Filter

We get so wrapped up sometimes in esoteric software solutions to boost sales that sometimes the simplest ideas are overlooked. I bet if I did a study I could find massive amounts of sales that were not concluded because of...

FBI Director Almost a Phishing Victim

The fact that FBI Director Robert Muller almost fell victim to an online banking phishing scam which he said was started with an authentic looking email should be very scary news for all of us. After all, this isn't a...

AppRiver Keeping 5 Million Email Boxes Spam Free

Benjamin Franklin is credited with saying the only two sure things in life are death and taxes and I would hazard a guess that if you manage corporate email you could modify this phrase slightly to read the only two...

Preparing For Cyber Attacks

While ensuring the security of physical structures and events such as ball games is crucial to a comprehensive national security plan, we must not forget about cyber security and as terrorist threats from various groups and even nations continue, it...

Gadget Virus Complaints

It is enough to make you cry. That shiny new gadget you crave, went out and purchased and carried home with the utmost care could be home to a virus living snugly in your device's memory waiting for someone unsuspecting...

Hacking in the Air

Tony Rybczynski does a great job of alerting readers to the fact that Boeing originally had cockpit controls and in-flight internet for passengers on the same network in its new airplane the 787. Could you imagine the problems of...
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