At South by Southwest Interactive today, Google's Eric Schmidt spoke on the topic of NSA spying and security, touching on things like user privacy and how the Internet giant responded to the information contained in Snowden's leaks. Among it, Schmidt said the company's data is likely safe now.
Remote Access Toolkits, more commonly called RAT malware, provide hackers with access to compromised systems, and in the case of Dendroid, to one's Android mobile. In addition to providing a variety of spying options, the maker says it will get into Google Play without detection.
There are many reasons that people who own websites might not want their own personal information associated with the domain of their website. There are options for people concerned about linking personal details with a website and one of those is a privacy service like Domains by Proxy. this type of service uses generic, non-identifiable information keeping personal details like the owners name and email private.
One of the most popular operating systems that Microsoft ever produced was Windows XP. Despite the OS being 13 years old, many business and consumers around the world still use the aged operating system. We also know that XP's end of support date is set for April 8, 2014.
The security of credit card systems at major retailers has been on the forefront of the minds of many shoppers since the major Target credit card breach that happened a few months ago. In that breach a huge number of credit cards were compromised. It looks like another retailer may have suffered a serious credit card security breach.
In a move that has some worried and others offering praise, approval has been given unanimously by the Menlo Park City Council in favor of Facebook's "gift" of $200,000 to fund what is being referred to as a "community safety police officer," making this the first ever instance of a private company funding the establishment of a beat cop.
FreedomPop has unveiled its latest wares, introducing a modified Samsung Galaxy S II with a focus on security. The move comes at a time when privacy concerns are at an all-time high, and puts it into the same niche as other recently revealed privacy-based handsets, such as the Boeing Black.
While others obsess over fingers, Fujitsu wants your palms instead. Going against the flow, it plans to employ palm-vein scanning on smartphones in the future. The company, who is one of its few, if not the only, commercial evangelists, believes the technology to be more secure and reliable than TV's favorite metacarpal.