Avast experts track a powerful new malware family called Rietspoof, which combines file formats to make malware more versatile.
Privacy on the Internet – What Privacy?
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Two of the most disruptive and widely-received spam email campaigns over the past few months — including an ongoing sextortion email scam and a bomb threat hoax that shut down dozens of schools, businesses and government buildings late last year — were made possible thanks to an authentication weakness at GoDaddy.com , the world’s largest domain name registrar, KrebsOnSecurity has learned.
Companies have focused more on making the consumer recovery process from fraud and data breaches easier than on better security. Most people seem OK with that.
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The Reason Software Remains Insecure
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Buying heavily discounted, popular software from second-hand sources online has always been something of an iffy security proposition. But purchasing steeply discounted licenses for cloud-based subscription products like recent versions of Microsoft Office can be an extremely risky transaction, mainly because you may not have full control over who has access to your data.