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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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Skygofree Trojan: What makes this spyware unique?
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The Straits Times
An Italy-based company called HT, or Hacking Team - which sells spyware to law enforcement agencies in more than 45 countries - has accused a former ...

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The Jerusalem Post

Hamas attempted to plant spyware in 'Red Alert' rocket siren app
The Jerusalem Post
Hamas is trying to implant spyware onto Israeli mobile phones under the guise of the "Red Alert" rocket siren app, Israeli cyber intelligence firm "ClearSky" said last week. The implanted spyware redirects users to a fraudulent website, where they can ...

Software Testing News

Facebook is Spyware: Acreto Releases Facebook Dossier and Anti ...
PR Newswire (press release)
Acreto IoT security deems Facebook as spyware and Personal Information Trafficker - releases comprehensive dossier and IoT anti-leak tech.
Facebook could use IoT 'spyware' to track non-user dataSoftware Testing News
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Fast Company

How Israeli spyware tried to hack an Amnesty activist's phone
Fast Company
But on Tuesday, the human rights nonprofit Amnesty International announced that one of its staff member's phones had nearly been hacked by the company's spyware in Saudi Arabia alongside that of another activist—two more in a string of NSO-enabled ...
Amnesty International Targeted by Nation-State SpywareThreatpost
Amnesty International staff targeted with malicious spywareAmnesty International
Human rights group: Employee targeted with Israeli spywareABC News
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Defense One

Assault on Ghazni, day 5; Russian spyware in your router; Open Skies, closed; Car attack in London; and just a bit ...
Defense One
The Taliban attacked another base in Afghanistan, killing 17 more of Kabul's troops, the Associated Press reports this morning from the capital. Another 19 troops were reportedly wounded in the Taliban assault — which extended for three days, but ...

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Naked Security

Amnesty International spearphished with government spyware
Naked Security
Amnesty International has been spearphished by a WhatsApp message bearing links to what the organization believes to be malicious, powerful spyware: specifically, Pegasus, which has been called History's Most Sophisticated Tracker Program.
Amnesty International blames 'hostile government' after Israeli-made spyware targets staffPC Authority

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Amnesty International Faces Spyware Attempt Via WhatsApp
Did Israeli-made spyware try to hack a human rights group through WhatsApp? On Wednesday, Amnesty International reported an encounter with a spyware campaign that appears to be targeting activists from Saudi Arabia using malicious messages over the ...
Quick Read: Amnesty International staff targeted by Israeli-made spywareSafe Travels Magazine

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Boing Boing

Patches remove spyware from Civilization VI, other games
Boing Boing
The game Civilization VI contained Red Shell, a spyware application that tracks what ads players are looking at, among other things. It's now gone after a new patch -- and other game publishers have been scrambling to do likewise after being caught ...

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Spyware-laden 'privacy' extensions and apps affect over 11 million users
Researchers have discovered a collection of privacy-related apps and browser extensions that track users' activity and send it to a remote server. The suspicious software has over 11 million users in total, and include extensions for Chrome and Firefox ...
Nasty Spyware Infects 11 Million Users: What to Do NowTom's Guide
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