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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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Kaspersky's Slingshot spyware reveal apparently borked a US spying operation
KASPERSKY HAS ANNOYED the US once again by revealing a terrorism-targeted spying operation with the reveal of the state-sponsored Slingshot spyware. At least that's according to Cyberscoop, which claims to have learned that Slingshot is an active, US ...
Kaspersky's 'Slingshot' report burned an ISIS-focused intelligence operationCyberScoop
Exclusive: Kaspersky Lab plans Swiss data center to combat spying allegations - documentsReuters

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Secretive spyware: APD using tech to snag cell phone information ...
Ask yourself: What do you have in your phone? What websites have you browsed, what kinds of messages and photos have you sent? And what have you said while talking?

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New York Times

Mexico Has Its Spyware. A Reporter Has a Few Phones to Juggle.
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How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Azam Ahmed, the Mexico bureau chief, who is based in Mexico City, discussed the tech he's using. What are the most important tech tools that you've found for ...


ISPs inside Turkey and Egypt spread FinFisher spyware in massive espionage campaign
An expansive and ongoing computer espionage campaign spread across Egypt, Turkey and Syria has been powered by technology developed by a Canadian-American networking company, SandVine, and an infamous spyware maker known as GammaGroup or Lench IT ...
Citizen Lab says Sandvine network gear aids government spywareThe Register
They thought they were downloading Skype. Instead they got spywareCBC.ca
Bad traffic: New Citizen Lab report finds Sandvine's PacketLogic devices used to deploy government spyware in Turkey ...News@UofT
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How does Tizi spyware affect Android apps?
According to data gathered by Google, the malware was targeted at users in African countries, with the vast majority of the 1,300 devices affected by Tizi spyware located in Kenya. The attacker targeted fans of the Kenyan fitness brand Tizi by using ...

Sputnik International

Spyware? Australia's Military Bans Chinese Social Media App WeChat
Sputnik International
The Australian military is banning employees from using a popular Chinese social media platform as part of a push to minimize the risks of Chinese technology being used for espionage. Employees at the Australian Defense Department have been prohibited ...

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SC Magazine UK

Avast discovers Tempting Cedar Android spyware campaign
Security researchers have uncovered a three-year-old Android spyware campaign spread through social media and targeting people in the Middle East.
Social media and engineering used to spread Tempted Cedar SpywareSC Magazine UK
What is Tempting Cedar? Hackers using fake Facebook profiles to spread Android spywareInternational Business Times UK
Hackers spread Android spyware through Facebook using Fake ...HackRead

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The Register

Tor pedo's torpedo torpedoed: FBI spyware crossed the line but was ...
The Register
Analysis US judges have shut down an appeal from a convicted pedophile who claimed the FBI hacking of his computer was an illegal and unreasonable search. Gabriel Werdene, 53, of Bucks County, Philadelphia, is serving two years in a federal prison for ...

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Government Malware Company 'Grey Heron' Advertises Signal ...
The government malware market is beyond saturated at this point, with myriad companies looking to sell mobile phone and computer monitoring software to authorities around the world, but still more firms are jumping into the industry. Enter Grey Heron ...

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