Free Protection Form Ransomware

Ransomware attacks have been growing exponentially making anti-virus companies scramble to keep up with the latest attacks.  One of these companies, Bitdefender, takes a new tactic and makes it available for FREE. The Bitdefender solution makes it appear as though your computer is already infected with current versions of Ransomware. Kind of like a vaccine…

Custom Backdoor Hack Goes Undetected For Years

Establishments in Taiwan, Japan, South Korea and the U.S. have been attacked by a newly discovered Malware called Dripion. Dripion is a custom program that creates a back door into computers. It is installed through another malicious software called Blugger. Blugger, using encryption to hide its communication, downloads Dripion from English-language blogs. The blogs could…

John Oliver’s Call To Arms

John Oliver’s report about net neutrality sending a call to arms for all commentators to send there comments to the FCC caused  the FCC website to crash. I usually only report the facts but I have to say about Oliver’s editorial: FUCK YEAH!!!!! Watch the video here.

AV-Comparatives Scores Panda 100%

On October 31st Panda Security announced that their cloud based antivirus product, Panda Cloud Antivirus Free Addition, received a 100% detection rating by AVComparatives.org. Considered to be the most complete and rigorous test for antivirus software, AV-Comparatives’ Real-World Protection Test, evaluates how such products perform in real life. The test reproduces everyday user scenarios to see how…

SAP The Target Of New Malware

There is a new Trojan discovered by Doctor Web, a Russian antivirus company, in the last few weeks that is searching for computers containing SAP client applications. For now this is the Trojan’s only activity. This type of action would indicate the criminals are amassing a network for a future attack. SAP makes software for Enterprise Resource…

China’s NQ Mobile Inc. A Threat

The investment research firm Muddy Waters LLC released a report on their investigation of the Chinese mobile security company NQ Mobile Inc., an NYSE traded company (NQ), charging they are a “massive fraud.” The report alleges 72% of their 2012 revenues is fictitious. That NQ’s market share is 1.5%, not the 55% they claim. Muddy Waters…

Sophos Crowns USA Spampion

Sophos’ quarterly “Dirty Dozen” spam report released on Thursday puts the United States as the number one source for spam in the third quarter of 2013. This list ranks spam senders, not spammers.What is the distinction you ask? To know that you need to understand how spam is sent. Spammers don’t sed their own spam.…

Cisco Updates ASA Software

Cisco advisory cisco-sa-20131009-asa originally released on October 9, 2013 was updated today. According to Cisco Adaptive Security Appliance (ASA) Software is affected by the following vulnerabilities: IPsec VPN Crafted ICMP Packet Denial of Service Vulnerability SQL*Net Inspection Engine Denial of Service Vulnerability Digital Certificate Authentication Bypass Vulnerability Remote Access VPN Authentication Bypass Vulnerability Digital Certificate…