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Zuckerberg says US government threat to Internet

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. AP FILE PHOTO

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday he had called President Barack Obama to complain that the US government is undermining confidence in the Internet with vast, secret surveillance programs.

Posted: March 14th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Software firm discovers group conducting espionage

An infographic released by Kaspersky Labs shows the extent the malicious software known as "Careto" has spread throughout the world. Careto attacks and steals vital information from the infected computer for the benefit of its still unidentified creators. CONTRIBUTED IMAGE/Infographics by Kaspersky Labs.

A computer security software company has discovered a cyber-criminal group believed to be conducting espionage activities through a malicious software, or malware, that has already spread to at least 31 countries.

Posted: February 11th, 2014 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

A Malware Classification

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Below is a list of some of the most common malware classifications so that the public can understand the different terms used in cybersecurity and be guarded against cyberattacks:

Posted: November 16th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Microsoft warns against use of pirated software

Microsoft is criticizing Google as a lousy holiday shopping guide in its latest attempt to divert more traffic to its Bing search engine.

Software giant Microsoft has warned consumers of the dangers of purchasing counterfeit applications, citing a recent study showing that most programs sold through the “gray market” were pre-loaded with malicious software.

Posted: February 25th, 2013 in Apps and Softwares,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Sulit denies malware attack

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Popular classified ads website Sulit.com.ph was falsely reported as having malicious software Wednesday, driving away netizens who were surprised by the malware warning they saw upon opening the site.

Posted: August 15th, 2012 in Apps and Softwares,Internet,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Click it: Remember to check computer for malware

Webroot's SecureAnywhere Complete 2012 software for computer security on display at Best Buy in Mountain View, California, Friday, July 6, 2012. Despite repeated alerts, tens of thousands of Americans may lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ago. The warnings about the Internet problem have been splashed across Facebook and Google. Internet service providers have sent notices, and the FBI set up a special website. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma)

Internet users scanning their Twitter feeds or Facebook accounts Sunday might want to add one more quick click to check their computer for malware.

Posted: July 8th, 2012 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday

This undated handout image provided by The DNS Changer Working Group (DCWG) shows the webpage resulting from not having the DNS malware. It will only take a few clicks of the mouse. But for hundreds of thousands of computer users, those clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing their connections. Tens of thousands of Americans may still lose their Internet service Monday July 9, 2012 unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ago. (AP Photo/DNC Changer Working Group, FILE )

The warnings about the Internet problem have been splashed across Facebook and Google. Internet service providers have sent notices, and the FBI set up a special website.

Posted: July 5th, 2012 in Internet,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Users deal with the good and the bad from Apple

Tech giant Apple has released a new software update that can either be good news or bad news for iPhone and iPad users around the world. The new software upgrade for the company’s two most popular devices will plug a security hole that can be exploited by viewing malicious PDF documents. The iOS (operating system) [...]

Posted: July 17th, 2011 in Headlines,Infotech | Read More »

Infrastructure cyberattack fears on the rise—study

WASHINGTON—Cyber threats such as Stuxnet pose an increasing risk to critical infrastructure worldwide but many facilities are unprepared to face the danger, according to a report released on Tuesday. “We found that the adoption of security measures in important civilian industries badly trailed the increase in threats over the last year,” said Stewart Baker of [...]

Posted: April 20th, 2011 in Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

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