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How to Keep Your Kids Safe Online

Think about those detective flicks from the noir genre that filled the 1950’s silver screens. There was snappy, hardboiled dialog, a damsel in distress and some sort of mysterious underworld. 1,257 more words

Malware Education

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

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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

Malvertising: Large-Scale Risk

You know those ads on the sides of almost any website you go to? Annoying, but relatively safe, right? Wrong! It turns out your favorite websites may unwittingly pass along malware into your device through their display advertisements. 596 more words


Malvertising: Unscrupulous website ads again auto-redirecting users to App Store from Safari

”Website advertisement companies have found a way to circumvent the protections introduced in iOS 8 to stop users from being kicked to the App Store because of certain cleverly-coded JavaScript advertisements,” Benjamin Mayo reports for 9to5Mac. 649 more words