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Network Monitoring for Serious eCommerce

In the real world, businesses come in every size, from self-employed entrepreneurs like me to mega malls like Wal-Mart.

The Year of Spyware

In retrospect, the year 2004 made significant milestones that will forever change the future of internet spyware related issues. Various spyware issues were addressed and a fast growing market evolved around spyware.

Are You Well Protected

Winter…the official start of the cold and flu season. Though, technically speaking, things got started a little early. Close to a million computers, mostly home PC users, have been infected.

How to Protect your PC from Spyware in the Cyber Age.

Wouldnt you be shocked to find that your personal sensitive information, like files, credit card information, operating system / software and other non-disclosed data to be penetrated by unscrupulous prying eyes Even worse...

More Cool Web Tricks

If you ask most people what frustrates them most about the Internet, many of them will tell you "Its the little things!"

I Spy...Something Terribly Wrong In Your Computer

I Spy...Something Terribly Wrong In Your Computer

Your Computer May Be Infected. Heres How To Check.. NOT about virus

NOTE: Please take time to read on - it may be vital for your PCs security. If you are not in the mood, just save it or print it out for later reference.

Be Aware of Phishing Scams!

If you use emails actively in your communication, you must have received various messages claiming to be from Ebay, Paypal and a number of banks. A recent email as if from U.S. Bank Corporation that I received contains the subject "U.S. Bank Fraud Verification Process" and in the body of the mail it says "We recently reviewed your account, and suspect that your U.S. Bank Internet Banking account may have been accessed by an unauthorized third party. Protecting the security of your account and of the U.S. Bank network is our primary concern. Therefore, as a preventative measure, we have temporarily limited access to sensitive account features. To restore your account access, please take the following steps to ensure that your account has not been compromised:". It continues with a link to a webpage, which looks very similar to original web page of the bank.

Who’s Watching What You Type

If someone entered your home, uninvited and installed numerous cameras and listening devices in order to monitor your activities, you would quite rightly be outraged. While such a situation, unless you are living in the Big Brother House, would be considered ridiculous, the same cannot be said for the humble home computer.

Rogue Dialers - The Nets Latest Scamola!

If recent news stories concerning worms, trojans and security exploits within Microsofts Internet Explorer, left you feeling vulnerable, this will leave you terrified. PCs the world over are already being hit by a new breed of trojan type software called Rogue Dialers. More malevolent than most ordinary spyware, Rogue Dialers actually hijack the computers modem and then uses it to dial-up a premium rate telephone number, racking up huge telephone charges. Many Dialers operate whilst the victim is actively surfing the Net by dropping the current connection and then performing an automatic reconnection via a premium rate number. Most scary of all are the Dialers which connect themselves to a premium rate number while the victim is away from their machine, achieving this by detecting long periods of inactivity.

6 Essential Steps to Protect Your Computer On the Internet For Free

Recently one of my friends asked me to check out if his computer was infected by virus. He suspected because occasionally the computer was shut down automatically when connected to internet. My first thought was the Sasser worm 60 seconds auto count-down. As he uses Windows 98 second edition with IE5, the virus must be a Sasser variant.

Watch Out For Spyware Programs That Slows Down Your Computer System

Spyware is a program that once loaded on your computer unknowingly collects information from your PC and sends it to another party. The most dangerous types of Spyware programs copies personal information that you would not share with anyone such as passwords, files and credit card numbers.

Is Your Computer Sick

Viruses and spyware usually show up on your computer one of two ways.

Spyware: What It Is and How to Combat It

Spyware is software or hardware installed on a computer without the users knowledge which gathers information about that user for later retrieval by whomever controls the spyware.

Computer Tips that Help Small Businesses Operate Profitably

When working properly, computers enable small businesses to make big business profits; however, get booted off your computer and you’re suddenly starving. In most instances, computers usually act up due to lack of care by its owners. Here are four computer tips that’ll keep you up and running smoothly.

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The Mr. Robot Hack Report: All about the Feds
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The show's biggest hack is a kind of double spyware double-cross. First, Darlene plants FBI spyware on Elliot's computer while he's sleeping, letting the FBI see everything he's doing. Elliot knows something is up when he wakes up, and we see him ...

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Best antivirus: Keep your Windows PC safe from spyware, Trojans, malware, and more
Antivirus software ranks nearly as crucial as a PC's operating system. No matter how careful you are, some threats can't be prevented without the additional help of an antivirus program—or a full antivirus suite. You could visit your favorite website ...

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Hackers Exploit Adobe Flash Flaw To Install Infamous Spyware
Adobe Systems is warning users about a serious vulnerability in its Flash Player that security researchers say was used to deliver the notorious FinSpy spyware. The vulnerability, which can trigger remote code execution, only came to light when ...
BlackOasis APT exploits Flash zero-day to download FinFisher spywareThe INQUIRER
Did Israel deliver spyware using Adobe Flash 0-day in Word document?SC Magazine UK
Adobe Patches Flash Bug Used To Install SpywareSilicon UK
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Krebs on Security

Equifax Credit Assistance Site Served Spyware
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Big-three consumer credit bureau Equifax says it has removed third-party code from its credit report assistance Web site that prompted visitors to download spyware disguised as an update for Adobe's Flash Player software. Image: Randy-abrams.blogspot.

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ISP involvement suspected in latest FinFisher gov't spyware campaign
A campaign utilizing a new variant of the government spying software FinFisher has spread, potentially with the help of Internet Service Providers. FinFisher, also known as FinSpy, is a surveillance suite developed by Munich-based Gamma Group and is ...
FinFisher spyware variant returns with a vengeanceiTWire
State surveillance tool uses ISP to deliver malware to privacy seekersSC Magazine UK

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We Live Security (blog)

ISP Involvement Suspected in the Distribution of FinFisher Spyware
Security researchers have tracked a malware distribution campaign spreading the FinFisher spyware — also known as FinSpy — to the infrastructure of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in at least two countries. Researchers suspect that ISPs used their ...
New FinFisher surveillance campaigns: Internet providers involved?We Live Security (blog)
Researchers claim ISPs are 'complicit' in latest FinSpy snooping roundsThe Register
Are you being watched? FinFisher government spy tool found hiding as WhatsApp and SkypeInternational Business Times UK

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Google Play Bounty Promises $1000 Rewards for Flaws in Popular Apps
The bounty does not extend to adware and spyware apps or rooting malware, all of which have been a thorn this year for Google and its users. In March, Google removed 132 apps from Google Play that infected with hidden iframes linking users to malicious ...

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Cell phone spyware free application
Information seatguru, maps flights tracker now and have getting a lot united. Reviews spyware blaster download avg antivirus free for windows 37 is a good buy if you need a hacker. With address closest cell phone towers in foreign countries and is also ...

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Zero-Day in Windows Abused for Planting FinSpy Spyware
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The Gamma Group is the developer of 'FinSpy,' one type of spyware which has been in bad news, in particular because it supported the surveillance tactics of authoritarian governments. The Word file as mentioned seemingly was created for contaminating ...

IoT, spyware and privacy risks
JD Supra (press release)
The Internet of Things (IoT) enables everyday objects – printers, thermostats, pacemakers, cars – to collect and exchange data over the Internet. Like other online data, IoT data can be mined, transformed and monetized. Estimates suggest that by 2019 ...

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