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Latest IT Security News and Updates for the Week

 March 8, 2014

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There are several interesting new developments in the security world, and here are some of the news stories from the week gone by that you should be looking at. Facebook Whatsapp deal for $19 billion still not completed due to privacy concerns If you have doubts about your private data...

Common Facebook Scams You Need to Know About

 January 17, 2014

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As the tree of Facebook is growing exponentially and making the world even smaller, it is also getting crowded with scrupulous hoaxes and scams. For an unaware user, it is difficult to tell these hoaxes from genuine Facebook posts or status updates. In this blog post we have outlined some...

Latest IT Security News, Alerts and Updates for this Week

 November 22, 2013

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Your LG Smart TV might be silently spying on your TV watching habits Jason Huntley, a UK-based developer made an unpleasant discovery while watching his LG Smart TV. He discovered that, the TV was silently logging his viewing habits and sending the data to LG. The TV was performing this...

Latest IT Security News and Updates for this Week

 November 9, 2013

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Google to Ban Third Party Extensions for Chrome Google already has a security mechanism in place which warns users on installing any extension which is hosted on a third party store. But it seems that the mechanism is going to be tighter. From January onwards, users will be able to...

Latest Security News and Updates from Last Week

 November 1, 2013

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Still Using XP? This Report May Change your Mind Windows XP will be going out of service from April 8, 2014. Recently, Microsoft came up with a finding that further stresses the need to switch from this version to a latest one. In this finding, the company highlighted their analysis...

This Week’s Read on the Latest IT Security News and Updates

 October 19, 2013

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Information Security’s Worth in India will be 25 crore this year In the wake of rising cyber threats, information security in the country will be fueled by an average of 25 crore in 2013. This is according to a State of Information Security Survey 2014, conducted by Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC),...

Bytes of Latest IT Security News and Updates for this Week

 October 11, 2013

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WhatsApp Site taken down by Hackers WhatsApp has again made the headlines, thanks to a hacking group called KDMS Team. Netizens who visited the Web site of the most popular instant messaging service, reported defacement of the site. The company issued a statement admitting that their Web site was hijacked...

This Week’s Bytes of the Latest IT Security News and Updates

 October 5, 2013

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Adobe Hacked – Data of 2.9 million Customers Compromised! Adobe has announced in its blog of a major security breach that compromised the data of 2.9 million of its customers. According to the company’s chief security officer, the hacked data mainly included customer IDs, encrypted passwords, encrypted credit and debit...

This Week’s Quick Bytes on IT Security News and Updates

 September 7, 2013

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2,900 Online Banking Infections Hit India in the Second Quarter of 2013 Reportedly, the second quarter of 2013 witnessed a whopping 1,45,000 online banking infections globally. 2% of this figure, which comes to 2,900, appears to have occurred in India. Security analysts were able to detect a malware that redirects...

Types of Facebook Posts you Must Never Click

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 September 3, 2013

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Facebook – the most popular online space where people share their love, humor, agony, and all sorts of emotions. And in the hustle of all such emotions, cyber criminals slither in their misdoings in the form of unwanted or potentially malicious posts. This post will help you identify the type...