Computer Security Issues

Wi-Fi Protected Setup Design Flaw Affecting Millions Of Wireless Routers

Most modern routers who uses design flaws in the Wi-Fi Protected Setup (WPS) could easily retrieve a wireless network’s password through brute force and leave it open to attack. Stefan Viehböck at first brought the issue to light by security researcher and has since prompted a vulnerability notice from the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (CERT). (more…)

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Beware Of Phishing Attack Targeted For Apple Customers

Mac security-software company Intego reported a Phishing attack on Apple Customers. The phishing attack has broken out on Christmas day. The Attacker sent an e-mails with the subject “Apple update your Billing Information.” These well-formatted e-mails could fool many Apple users, especially those who may have found a new iPhone, iPod or iMac from Santa(or from Parent!) and set up new iTunes Store account. We have screenshot of the mail and details below.

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iPad 2 Security Flaw With Smart Cover – Access Without Passcode

After Siri Lock Flaw, apfeltalk.de forums user has reported a security flaw of iPad 2 with Smart Cover Installed anybody to access your iPad 2 without any Pass-code. Its present in iOS 5. and does not require any Jailbreak. Check the details with video how to do this below.

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McAfee And Intel Make Partnership For Anti-Theft Tech In Ultrabooks

Intel has long provided hardware-level anti-theft technology, primarily for its enterprise customers and now McAfee is teaming up with Chipzilla to create a consumer-friendly software package that will interact with the chip-level anti-theft tech that will be packed into every Ultrabook. Intel is also collaborating with McAfee on anti-theft technology that works on the chip level, enabling the entire system to lock remotely if it’s been stolen or compromised and theft victims will be able to use location services to track their missing ultrabook as well as backup important data...................

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AOptix e-Gate For Airport Security

AOptix e-Gate could improve global airport security, replace ID checks with iris scans and it is currently being tested in three airports around the world. AOptix Technologies will join with IATA to help the International Air Transport Association build the Checkpoint of the Future and e-Gate could be implemented with a trusted traveler program, creating special lanes for pre-approved frequent fliers, similar to the US Customs Global Entry system in place today...............

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Exploit In iOS And Android Games Discovered By A 10 Year Old Girl Hacker At DEFCON

10-year-old girl discovers age old flaw in iOS and Android games, she discovered a zero day exploit in iOS and Android games that would allow her to speed time in game thus growing things faster. The 10 year old girl CyFi revealed this exploit at DefCon Kids and this zero day exploit is related to the clock in games which are used to measure the time it takes for a crop to grow, much like farmville. CyFi's discovery has since been verified by independent security researchers and the exploit has been found to work in versions of games for both Apple and Android gadgets.............

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Google Fixes Security Hole

Nearly every smartphone running the Google Android platform today is readily vulnerable to data snoops and cyberthieves, who can easily pluck information from them over ordinary Wi-Fi networks and as consumers increasingly rely upon their phones for banking, shopping, and storing photos, phone numbers and addresses of friends and relatives. Android-based smartphones use security tokens to grant access to only certain bits of information on the phone and no smartphone comes with antivirus software, now google fixes Android Wi-Fi security hole

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Logitech WiLife Digital Video Security Indoor Master System Camera

Logitech bring WiLife Digital Video Security Indoor Master System Camera.Now enjoy peace of mind when you are there and when you are not. The Logitech Indoor Video Security Master System is a revolutionary video security system available at a fraction of the cost of other systems. It's all plug and play installation takes 15 minutes.

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