Been having trouble getting around the Net today? You're not alone.
The eastern part of the United States is being affected by today's second distributed denial of service (DDoS) attack.
William Turton from Gizmodo provides more details.
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Via Graham Cluley | @gcluley
As we should all know by now, Yahoo announced recently it had been massively hacked. Think you're safe because you don't have a Yahoo! account? Think again.
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With security breaches becoming a common occurrence, how can we feel safe that our digital lives won't fall victim to the next breach to hit the news?
The Sad Truth About Security
In today's highly connected world, there is almost no way to guarantee security. Security is a moving target. It's a race between those with sensitive data and those...
Via Cliff Saran | @cliffsaran
Researchers have published a paper outlining how an attacker could crack the TLS security protocol to gain access to millions of secure websites. The cross-protocol attack, known as DROWN (Decrypting RSA with Obsolete and Weakened eNcryption), performs live attacks on TLS, one of the main protocols used for security on the...
Adobe Flash has been an endagered technology for a number of years, but now the call for its elimination are growing very loud. Last week Mozilla blocked the plug-in in the Firefox browser.
"Adobe has tried hard over the years to improve Flash, and it has become much more responsive at dealing with security issues," says security blogger Graham...
A new web server vulnerability called VENOM was announced yesterday, but customers of Signal's web hosting are safe.
Virtualized Environment Neglected Operations Manipulation (VENOM) can affect so-called "virtual" machines, many of which may operate on a single physical server. The bug can allow a ne'er-do-well to potentially escape the confirms of a...
Well, it was only a matter of time. Google tells us most CAPTCHAs — those little tests we're required to pass online in order to prove we're actually human beings by interpreting squiggly text — can mostly be defeated now by clever computers.
But it's rolling out a new improved system that's easier on humans and apparently offers better protection...
Security attacks on Apple products are on the rise, according to computer security firm SentinalOne, and likely to increase on 2015.
Call it the double-edged sword of success. As desktops running Mac OS and devices running iOS become ever more popular, they also become more attractive targets for criminals.
On the other hand, we Mac users have been...