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EndPoint Security Gets a Boost with Comodo SecureBox

Comodo announced this week the latest addition to its portfolio of endpoint security products, Comodo SecureBox. SecureBox is a secure desktop application that enables users to safely interact with mission-critical applications on malware-infected devices, such as company co...

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Microsoft Patches Critical Internet Explorer Bugs

Microsoft’s September “Patch Tuesday” security updates this week included 37 security patches for Internet Explorer, including a critical zero day defect. The term zero day refers to the fact that until now the defect was unidentified. The bug can be exploi...

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Report: Mobile Devices can be Hijacked

Recently researchers from both the University of Michigan and the University of California at Riverside made a discovery that could change the way we look at our mobile devices. Researchers believe to have found a flaw within Android apps that can be used to attack iOS, as w...

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WordPress Releases Fix for Critical Security Bug

WordPress 3.9.2 has been released to address multiple vulnerabilities, including a critical security bug that could allow a critical denial of service issue. WordPress is the most popular Content Management System (CMS) used to create and maintain content on web sites and is...

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Warning! RATS Attacking Mobile Devices

When it comes to securing a digital device, antivirus is the major ingredient factor that comes to mind. It has been essential on desktop computers since the mid 1990’s, but is now just as essential on smartphones and other mobile devices. Hackers long ago learned that to tr...

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What You Need to Know About the Celeb Nude Photos Breach

When you are a celebrity you want exposure, but Apple’s iCloud has given a list of some of Hollywood’s top female celebrities more exposure than they bargained for. Over the Labor Day weekend, hackers compromised the iCloud accounts of some popular female celebri...

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Home Depot Data Breach Rocks Retail

When will the wave of POS data breaches that have been rocking American retail recently end? Not today, as retail giant Home Depot announced that they appear to have joined the parade of high profile victims of hackers. According to some reports, the Home Depot data breach c...

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Mozilla Releases Critical Security Updates for Firefox and Thunderbird

Mozilla has released its latest security updates for the Firefox browser and Thunderbird email client. The updates fix numerous vulnerability issues, some that an attacker could use to produce an exploitable crash or execute arbitrary code. There are 3 critical security upda...

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The 5 Ws of Wildcard SSL

A Wildcard SSL Certificate allows you to secure your main domain AND all first level sub-domains of that domain. Wildcard certificates can easily be identified by the asterisk which precedes the domain name in the certificate subject field (for example, *.domain). When would...

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Dairy Queen Data Breach: Backoff POS Malware Strikes Again

It may be time to stop writing articles about point-of-sale data breaches and write about companies that have not had a breach. It may soon be a shorter list. Dairy Queen is the latest to join the parade of retailers announcing a possible data breach, most likely related to...

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Microsoft Fixes August Patch Tuesday Faux Pas

Microsoft suffered great embarrassment this month when it was learned that a Windows patch it released with its August Patch Tuesday updates, could actually cause a “Blue Screen of Death” lockup under certain circumstance.  Almost as embarrassing is that it took 2 weeks to r...

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