Articles for September 2015

Lenovo caught yet again spying on Windows PC users


One more reason to not by Lenovo… the Chinese purchaser of the IBM Thinkpad line of PCs.

If you think Lenovo is done spying on you via your Windows computer without explicitly informing you about what’s going one, especially after the major Superfish spying scandal from mid-February, then you’re wrong. DON’T MISS: Huge iOS 9 security flaw lets anyone see your photos and contacts without

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Why Malvertising Is Cybercriminals’ Latest Sweet Spot


Of all the cyber threats driving headlines, malvertising – seeding malicious code in online advertisements to infect unsuspecting users – might be the most jarring and difficult for many Web surfers to fathom. No one expects to get infected with malware when they visit trusted sites like YouTube or Reuters – hardly the seedy sides of the…

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Apple’s iOS App Store suffers first major attack


Apple Inc (APPL.O) said on Sunday it is cleaning up its iOS App Store to remove malicious iPhone and iPad programs identified in the first large-scale attack on the popular mobile software outlet. It is the first reported case of large numbers of malicious software programs making their way past Apple’s stringent app review process. Prior to this attack, a total of just five malicious apps had ever been found in the App Store, according to cyber security firm Palo Alto Networks Inc (PANW.N).

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