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  • Trumping cybercriminals during tax season: Tips on how to stay safe

    23.03.2015

    Tax season is stressful for many reasons and April 15 equals a headache for many Americans.

  • Online trust is at the breaking point

    16.03.2015

    IT security professionals around the globe believe the system of trust established by cryptographic keys and digital certificates, as well as the security of trillions of dollars of the world's economy, is at the breaking point.

  • New crypto-ransomware encrypts video games files

    12.03.2015

    A new piece of ransomware that (mis)uses the Cryptolocker "brand" has been analyzed by Bromium researchers, and they discovered that aside from the usual assortment of file types that ransomware usually targets, this variant also encrypts file types associated with video games and game related software.

  • CS:GO players targeted with phishing attempt, malware

    12.03.2015

    Typosquatting is an effective means to trick users into believing they have landed on the legitimate site they wanted to visit, so it's no wonder that it's often used by phishers The latest phishing campaign employing this tactic has been spotted targeting players of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO), a popular online tactical first-person shooter that can be played via Steam, the gaming platform developed by Valve Corporation.

  • Cyber crooks take advantage of ad bidding networks to deliver ransomware

    12.03.2015

    Malware peddlers are taking advantage of real time advertising bidding networks to deliver ransomware to unsuspecting users, FireEye researchers are warning.




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Keeping passwords safe from cracking

A group of researchers from Purdue University in Indiana have come up with an effective and easy-to-implement solution for protecting passwords from attackers.


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