Zeus Malware Users Steal Millions: Caught and Charged

Nine members of a group that used Zeus malware for attacks were charged by the US Department of Justice. The malware was used to siphon money from Bank of America, First National Bank of Omaha, and other banks into over-sea accounts. The group installed Zeus malware on computers associated the banks. They then used the […]

Verizon Releases 2014 Data Breach Report

Verizon Releases 2014 Data Breach Report Verizon just recently released their 2014 Data Breach Investigation Report with a slew of interesting statistics. The reports states to two thirds of data breach attacks used stolen credentials at some point in the process. It makes sense, as an attacker with valid credentials does not need to compromise […]

Satellite Communications Not Very Secure

Satellite communications, a critical part of many everyday functions, are not as secure as we might think they are. These communications are critical for organizing mass transit, military communications, emergency services, and more. The attacks that could compromise a single satellite are very simple, some as simple as sending an SMS. And once one is […]

Microsoft No Longer Supporting Windows 8.1

Microsoft will be ceasing support to Windows 8.1 in May ,2014. This means that the software giant will no longer distributing security updates to 8.1 users. Microsoft plans to continue supporting Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 Update. What does this mean for users? It means that if you currently have Windows 8.1 installed, you must […]

Chrome Bug Allows Websites Unauthorized Use of Microphone

Recently a bug has been discovered in Google’s web browser, Chrome, that can allow websites to listen on a user through their computers microphone. While the defect cannot directly record audio, it can record a transcript of anything it hears using Chrome’s speech-to-text function. This bug has a potential to reach many people, as Chrome […]