Home Tags Security
Yesterday, the largest U.S. telecom company-AT&T- announced that hackers have targeted the company to access personal data of the company’s customers. The company has also announced that hackers used so called auto-script technology to gain illegitimate access over customers' phone numbers. However, AT&T has tried to play down the incident by sending an email to customers to ensure their data...
Password plays an important role in determining the nature of users. Its strength determines how well user's mental status is and how much he/she is concerned about his security. Many of the users take password security lightly which led to increase in cyber-crime over internet. In last one decade, hacking of accounts on social networking sites or any other...
Time and again, Facebook is at center of criticism for accidentally leaking personal information of users to advertisers and other third parties for years. It has been learned by Symantec that Facebook was unintentionally giving way for hackers to gain access over thousands of users’ profile from last four years – Since company started offering applications on its platform...
The controversy over the access to users' data, which has marked a big question mark on RIM (Blackberry) services, has got a new twist with the extended warning to Google Inc, Skype Technologies SA and few other service providers. Besides RIM (BlackBerry) Govt has asked other companies to set up local servers in India like Research in Motion (RIM) which would allow security agencies to monitor mail traffic.
RIM is really going through hard time, atleast in India these days. Toughening its stand on Sunday, India Govt has issued an ultimatum to RIM (BlackBerry) to get in-lined with the security concerns and any other proposal would be unaccepted but to install server in India for tracking its messenger and enterprise mail service as the offer made by it to provide data from its Canada-based server could be detrimental to national security.
After much of criticism, dialogs, allegations and many turning points Research in Motion (RIM), makers of BlackBerry, has cracked a deal with Saudi Arabia Regulatory Authority to ensure uninterrupted services for all Blackberry users in kingdom. With such agreement on Saturday RIM averted the possible ban on BlackBerry services due to accessibility issue on user's data.
Microsoft has rushed to release an emergency windows patch for ALL VERSIONS of Windows OS yesterday. Latest windows patch covers the gaping and under attach security flaw in the way shortcuts are displayed by the operating system. Out of tradition, company releases patches once in a month, latest release shows the seriousness and importance of this patch to users who need to install this on their system asap.
12Page 2 of 2