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Practical IT: Beware these 3 web security myths

If you’re in charge of IT security, keeping users safe on the web is one of the biggest problems you face. But there are some outdated notions about threats that can get in the way of effective security. 904 more words


Consumers Hit By Bargain 49p Flash Zero-Days

New research from Malwarebytes has found that malvertising is one of the primary infection vectors used to reach millions of consumers this year.

The analysis looked at the three large scale zero-day attacks affecting Flash Player. 303 more words


Get into RSA 2015 for free, hear eye-opening talks!

It’s that time of year again!

The annual RSA Conference in San Francisco is next week, starting on Monday 20 April 2015.

The event takes place in San Fransisco’s Moscone Center, and combines the year’s biggest computer security conference with the year’s biggest computer security expo. 423 more words


Apple explains how to remove adware from your Mac

”For a long time, Apple shied away from discussing any types of malware: viruses, trojan horses, even adware,” Kirk McElhearn writes for Kirksville. “This latter form of malware is also called ad-injection software, and, as Apple says, “’come from third-party download sites.’ This can result in annoying ads popping up on your Mac, or being inserted into web pages.” 117 more words


Why We Still Can’t Trust the Web

Startup security firm Menlo Security recently took a look at the top million websites, as ranked by Alexa, to determine what risk they may pose to the typical visitor. 642 more words


ipfilterX Codename Gecko III

>Date 27/03/2015


-Blocked Threats : 308
-Updated Threats : 27

>Parsed lines/entries:14K Found IP ranges:14K Duplicate:0 Merged:0 Time:0 secs… 89 more words