Month: February 2017

Future of Web Security: Firms Now Forced to Think Like Hackers

Posted by in Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS), Hackers, Web Security

With new waves of DDoS attacks reported every day, and dozens of publications on the same, it has become eminent for companies to re-think their cyber security strategies.   Cyber-attacks are becoming more sophisticated as technology evolves. Recently, a luxury goods manufacturer went under attack from a phisher who stole employee finger-prints used as security…

App Infected With Ransomware Now Removed From Google Play

Posted by in Google, Google Play, Programming News

An app infected with the ransomware Charger made its way onto the Google Play Store, in a rare miss for Google. Now, however, that app has finally been caught and removed.   The malware came packaged with an app called EnergyRescue, which was billed as a battery saving app. This turned out to just be…

The Coding Languages in Web Programming and their Security

Posted by in Web Programming, Web Security

If anyone wants to venture into the business of Web creation, they should consider using an appropriate programming language. It is not an easy task to familiarize with software developing languages. However, mastering the appropriate language is useful so that one can know how secure it is. Some software are not secure and they could…

SpyNote RAT Masquerading as Netflix App

Posted by in Programming News, SpyNote Trojan

The SpyNote Trojan is one of the most effective trojans currently running rampant across the Android platform. Now, it’s gone a step further in a new version which tricks Android users into thinking it’s a Netflix app.   This is a new release of a trojan uncovered last summer by Palo Alto Networks on the…

Neil Diamond Prepares a Box Set for the 50th Anniversary

Posted by in Neil Diamond

The fifty-year-old artist, Neil Diamond will celebrate his 50th anniversary of his first hit song ‘solitary man’ with a box set of his entire career scheduled for March 31st. The collection of this anniversary will encompass a total of 50 tracks in three discs together with a booklet featuring new liner notes. Neil Diamond himself…

Dormant Twitter Botnet Uncovered By University College London

Posted by in Programming News, Web Security

University College London researchers have discovered a dormant Twitter botnet that could be woken at any moment and cause havoc on the popular social media network.   The Star Wars botnet as it’s been called, first uncovered previously in their research, has over 350,000 bot accounts and could be used to spam, send malicious links,…

Cyber Insurance is a Burgeoning Industry

Posted by in Cyber Insurance, Cyber Protection, Cyber Security

Cyber attacks are growing in complexity and sophistication, making it difficult for many industries to keep their systems secure. A recent DDoS attack, or distributed denial of service attack, placed financial services organization Lloyds Group inaccessible to costumers for almost two days. That attack did not remove funds or expose customers’ private information, instead it…

Deception is Newest Trend in Cyber Protection

Posted by in Cyber Protection, Cyber Security

With a rise in fake news and alternative facts, deception is a sign of our times. It might not always be negative. In the world of cyber security, several start ups are using deceptive techniques to thwart cyber attacks. Investors in this new form of security include banks like Citi, software giants like Cisco and…

How Duda Melzer has grown in his Career.

Posted by in Marketing

Eduardo Sirotsky Melzer currently serves the Grupo RBS as the chairperson and president. He now runs the RBS Corporation, which is one of Brazil’s leading multimedia firms. Duda Melzer presently acts as the chairman of the Bricks Digital, and he owns part of the Bricks Ventures. The company offers private equity and investment capital solutions,…

Increasing Web Security with VPN Services in 2017

Posted by in VPN Services, Web Security

Free speech is something that many people take for granted across most of Europe and the Americas, but not across the globe. The advent of the internet was supposed to globalize free speech, provide anonymity and improve privacy, particularly to people living in nations ruled by oppressive regimes. Unfortunately, this has not been the case…

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