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> WEEKLY SPOTLIGHT

Security in 2012:
A look back at Q1

 

Today, ‘Mobile’ has become a technology buzzword. Mobile technology, of course, refers to portable technology, which run the gamut from mobile phones and laptops to global positioning system (GPS) devices. Like any other kind of technology, mobile technology has its disadvantages and concerns, including that of security. To take a look at just some of the mobile and other security issues we’ve seen this quarter... read on »

> THREATS OF THE WEEK

 

LATEST SECURITY ADVISORIES    LATEST MALWARE    LATEST SPYWARE


> LATEST NEWS

Mac attack: Flashback Trojan infects thousands of Macs
Recent news of a large-scale Mac malware shattered the illusion that Macs are safe from malware infection once again. This particular malware exploits a vulnerability in Java that allows the execution of malicious routines on vulnerable systems. To learn more and for how to stay safe... read on to find out more »

> QUOTE OF THE WEEK

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Apple posted the highest number of
reported vulnerabilities this quarter

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> OTHER NEWS

Ransomware Takes
MBR Hostage

Rogue Instagram and Angry Birds Space for Android Spotted

Another Targeted Email Campaign Using Researcher Credentials as Ploy

We have encountered a ransomware unlike other variants that we have seen previously. A typical ransomware encrypts files or restricts user access...
read on »

Recently, Facebook announced its acquisition of Instagram— a popular photo-sharing smartphone app, which also released an Android version almost a week ago...
read on »

In another turn of interesting events, during the course of my monitoring of targeted attacks, specifically of advanced persistent threats, I came upon an email with a PDF...
read on »

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