Archive | November, 2015

Yahoo Mail begins blocking users with ad blockers installed

This is wrong..this is all about money..if they want to take care of of the malware that comes from there compromised adds..then I would not have a problem otherwise just block Yahoo period..which I personally would hate..comsumer protection is just as important as them making money from the ads   Yahoo is taking a stand […]

Uh-oh. Has an Amazon account security problem been uncovered?

Graham Cluley | November 20, 2015 12:52 pm Tech journalist Kirk McElhearn appears to have stumbled across a disturbing security problem on Amazon. In a nutshell, Kirk found that after enabling two-factor authentication on his Amazon account his browser ended up logged in to someone else’s account – his son’s. Now, the natural thing to […]

Malware Turns to DNS and Steganography to Hide C&C Communications

Beware have good malware protection Malware operations evolve in a clever way By Catalin Cimpanu¬†¬†¬† 19 Nov 2015, 16:36 GMT Dr. Chris Dietrich from Crowdstrike and Pierre-Marc Bureau from Dell SecureWorks have identified a trend in malware campaigns where operators resort to the DNS protocol and steganography to manage botnet communications. Steganography is the science […]

Vizio Smart TV Hacked to Give Attackers Access to Home WiFi Network

Besides hacking the Vizio smart TV, Avast has also confirmed recent reports saying that Vizio was recording user TV watching habits and selling the data to advertisers. Even worse than previously thought, Avast claims that “this data is sent regardless of whether you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service when first configuring […]