Archive for the ‘Security’ Category
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 10, 2014 under Security
Heartbleed is bad. For those that haven't heard yet, it's a security flaw that's potentially opened up as many as two thirds of the world's websites to digital thieves and the worst part is that the f... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on April 9, 2014 under Security
Kaspersky Labs recently conducted a study on cyber criminal activity and found that last year the number of financial malware attacks rose to 28.4 million, which is 27.6 per cent more than 2012. Not o... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on April 8, 2014 under Security
Today is the day that Microsoft officially ends support for Windows XP, one of its most popular pieces of software ever and of course, everyone is trying to scare up a storm so that in the wake of no ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 21, 2014 under Security
After six months of investigation, in a joint effort between local police forces, the FBI and Riot games, a 21 year old Australian man has been charged with hacking into online MOBA League of Legends ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 18, 2014 under Security
In today's technological climate, most of us know not to use simplistic passwords for our computer, mobile or sites we visit, but no matter how many backslashes, capitals and numbers you put into it, ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 14, 2014 under Security
Google might often be painted as the big, corporate version of the NSA, gathering up huge amounts of data on its users and then selling that on to advertisers, but it got hit pretty hard by the PRISM ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 13, 2014 under Security, System Tools
Net Dream Systems, an IT and audio-visual consultant, has created a technology management system that monitors all active technologies on board super yachts in real time and then predicts possible IT ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 13, 2014 under Channel, Security
The NSA and GCHQ might still be listening at our digital wall with a glass to their ear, but it may get a lot harder for them in the future, at least on this side of the Atlantic. The European Parliam... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on March 5, 2014 under Channel, Security
As the countdown clock for the end Windows XP's life ticks ever onwards, users who still have old technology have been given encouragement from companies like Gigabyte to re-evaluate their position, b... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on March 5, 2014 under Security
Kaspersky Labs has been closely monitoring the Tor network for some time now and believes that as more people and services make use of it, the cyber criminal element is growing. While the Tor infrastr... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on March 5, 2014 under Mobile, Security
With the revelations of PRISM and Tempora surveillance that came about last year thanks to the leaks of ex-NSA contractor Edward Snowden, the world at large is aware more than ever that governments ar... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 28, 2014 under Channel, Security
Unfortunately we now live in a world where government intelligence agencies like the NSA, GCHQ, the GCSB and more are perfectly within their (pseudo) legal rights to record data from our phones and in... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 27, 2014 under Security
Kim Dotcom's upcoming music streaming service, Baboom, if it takes off, will become a hot new competitor for the likes of Spotify, Youtube and other prominent music streamers. But beyond the musical s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 20, 2014 under Security
The history of online drug marketplaces, darknet markets, tor markets, however you want to term them, has been a rocky one. While the original Silkroad had a very long run, it was eventually downed by... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 20, 2014 under Security
Synology's NAS devices have usually reviewed quite well here at Kitguru, which is why it was a real shame that a few days ago to learn that its Diskstation Manager software had some major security vul... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on February 17, 2014 under Security
Popular crowd funding site, Kickstarter, was hacked last week and the attackers managed to get away with some of the company's customer data although no payment information was compromised. However, d... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 11, 2014 under Security
Barclays bank and its customers had a nasty shock yesterday, when it was revealed that the information of people that use the bank, was being sold on black markets and used for all manner of criminal ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 5, 2014 under Network, Security, Server, Workstation
Dell, a leading maker of personal computers, servers and other hardware that is trying to diversify its businesses these days, has quietly formed a research division for the first time in its history.... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 5, 2014 under Security
Despite having anonymity as their namesake and practice, there are localised version of the hacking movement Anonymous all over the world, and one of them - in this case the Slovenian branch - is clai... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on February 3, 2014 under Channel, Security
Barack Obama might have been pretty non-committal in his response to the Edward Snowden leaks about NSA and GCHQ spying on native and international citizens, but David Cameron has shrugged them off, s... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 28, 2014 under Apps, Security
In the wake of the Edward Snowden leaks from early 2013, the western world and specifically US and British citizens, have come to accept that the NSA and GCHQ have no doubt snooped in our conversation... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 24, 2014 under Console, Security
For a long time we've seen companies do everything from express apathy towards those that come up with workarounds for their DRM and other console anti-piracy systems, to full blown taking them to cou... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 21, 2014 under Security, Software & Gaming
Remember those David Cameron porn filters we talked about potentially causing problems for gaming? Well that could already be happening with certain games, most notably League of Legends and its patch... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 13, 2014 under Security, Software & Gaming
We all have that one game that we've poured enough hours into that we almost wish Steam would stop reminding us just how many: for me it's Mount and Blade: Warband but for many gamers, it's League of ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 8, 2014 under Apps, Security
Are you 100 per cent happy with your security? According to a recent Kaspersky survey most people are, usually because anyone that's aware of a problem with their system gets it fixed or shored up. It... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 8, 2014 under Security
Digital rights group, the Electronic Frontier Foundation, is often at the forefront of defending consumer rights and the privacy of individuals online, so it's no surprise that in the wake of inc... more.
1 CommentsPosted by faith on January 7, 2014 under Event, Security
The technology industry is often full of amazing/exciting products and hopelessly dull people. Not always, but usually. The latest rumour on the grapevine is that one of the oldest brands in the marke... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 6, 2014 under Development, Security
The Pirate Bay has been shaking up the internet for over a decade at this point, first by helping popularise torrents, then by its founders continually fighting charges that they're responsible for wh... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 6, 2014 under Security, Software & Gaming
Evidently fed up of parents contacting it to say that their kids have taken their credit card and run up hundreds if not thousands of pounds on their behalf, Blizzard has now enacted a new policy, whe... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on January 3, 2014 under Security, Software & Gaming
Despite the glut of gaming no doubt going on in the wake of all the winter and Christmas sales most game distribution channels have been offering for the past couple of weeks, the last few days haven'... more.
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