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5 Ways To Secure Cloud Computing

1. Secure data transfer – Always make sure you data is encrypted this is very important.  Always make sure your data is traveling over a secure encrypted and authenticated channel.  Always make sure to use FTP, SSH or SSL when transferring files. 2. Secure software interfaces...
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Top 10 E-mail Scams

1.PayPal Account Needs Attention 2. Ebay account needs you to verify your bid 3. UPS Package needs to be delivered 4. You inherited large sum of money from foreign relative. 5. Lottery Winning Scams 6. Best Stock Tips 7. Mystery Shopper Wanted 8. Cheap Medication...
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Skype Dorkbot Worm

A malicious worms spreading through Skype called the Dorkbot Worm threatens to can take control of a victim’s machine and hold its contents for ransom. Using a social engineering attack displays a message The file being offered up is most commonly known as skype_02102012_image.exe. Running the file...
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Backtrack Linux Review

BackTrack is a security-focused Ubuntu Linux based distribution that is loaded with all the best Free Software penetration testing applications available.  The latest edition is code-named Revolution, and the newest update release BackTrack 5 R3. The distro designed for penetration testers and other security professionals. ...
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GhostShell Hacks 100 Major Universities

The hacker group GhostShell struck again late Monday with Project WestWind in which they leaked 120,000 records from 100 major universities around the world.  The hack was identified as a SQL breach.  Universities like University of Michigan New York University Princeton Harvard Cambridge Tokyo University...
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Cyber Attacks on Financial Systems

Despite denying reports evidence has been found that since Sept. 19  Wells Fargo, JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Citigroup, and Bancorp being hit by a series of cyber-attacks that caused Internet blackouts and delays in online banking.  Customers of Bank of America JPMorgan Chase Citigroup U.S. Bank Wells Fargo PNC...
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Windows Users Affects by Java Vulnerability

A new vulnerability in Java has been discovered.  The vulnerability allows an attacker to gain control of a victim’s computer. The researchers have confirmed that Java SE 5 – Update 22 (Java SE 5 build 1.5.0_22-b03) Java SE 6 – Update 35 (Java SE 6 build 1.6.0_35-b10...
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Symantec Norton Utilities 2006 Source Code Leaked

Anonymous has leaked a copy of the Symantec‘s Norton Utilities 2006 source code on to peer-to-peer site The Pirate Bay.  If you remember around March of this year Symantec Norton Antivirus 2006 souce code was released onto The Pirate Bay. The Anonymous Twitter handle @AnonymouStun...
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Pwn2Own 2012 Results

Pwn2Own is a computer hacking contest held annually at the CanSecWest security conference and began in 2007.  Contestants are challenged to exploit widely used software and mobile devices with previously unknown vulnerabilities. For 2012 the rules were changed to a capture-the-flag style competition with a...
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Microsoft Internet Explorer Security Flaw

Microsoft discovered a bug or as us techies call it zero day vulnerability in the Internet Explorer web browser.  The bug makes PCs vulnerable to attacks by hackers and malicious code.  The security flaw affects hundreds of millions of Internet Explorer browser users.  Microsoft said attackers can...
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