Business owners are becoming increasingly concerned with the proliferation of technology in the workplace. Innovations such as BYOD, cloud, global access and social networking have many CIOs spinning their wheels on how to effectively secure their data and protect valuable intellectual property.
Microsoft has issued a warning that a new piece of malware masquerading as a Google Chrome extension and Firefox add-on is making the rounds, threatening to hijack Facebook accounts
First detected in Brazil, Trojan:JS/Febipos.A, the malware attempts to keep itself update, just like normal, legitimate browser extensions, Microsoft noted in a security bulletin late Friday.
Dokkat was contracted to do a small job on a website for a large corporation. After giving the project a once over, he realized the code base was full of security risks:
"Lots of PHP files throwing user get/post input directly into mysql requests and system commands." Dokkat says the programmer responsible has a family and children, and he doesn't want to be the one to put this employee's job in jeopardy. How should he proceed without throwing someone under the bus?
Patch Tuesday approaches quickly. That time of the month when Microsoft deems it appropriate to fix the myriad security flaws that rear their ugly heads during the preceding time frame. As is custom,the company gives advance notice of what to expect, but no details regarding actual flaws -- a nod to not allowing (more) hackers taking advantage of the issues discovered.
A hacker released part of an unfinished draft of an upcoming novel from "Sex and the City" author Candace Bushnell after breaking into an email account that she used to share the work with her publisher.
The hacker, who goes by the name Guccifer, released some 50 pages of the draft, which is tentatively titled 'Killing Monica,' along with some emails from Bushnell's Earthlink account through a Google Drive account.