Posts Tagged ‘Security’

  After loosing  Norton AntiVirus Corporate Edition source code in 2006, now Symantec is asking its customer to stop usage of Norton/PcAnywhere which was also leaked on Internet. The security firm said the theft occurred in 2006, compromising 2006-era version of Norton Antivirus Corporate Edition, Norton Internet Security and Norton SystemWorks and most important "pcAnywhere", […]

Your Browser Matters

Posted: 25th November 2011 by Babar Shafiq in Browser, Internet, Security
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  Microsoft launched a website today designed to give users a detailed look at how secure their browser is. The site, called Your Browser Matters, automatically detects the visitor's browser and returns a browser security score on a scale of four points. When you visit the site, called Your Browser Matters, it allows you to […]

  Firefox 7 isn't just about speed, there's also a long list of security patches. Surprisingly, a fix for the SSL BEAST attack is not one of them. Mozilla is patching it's Firefox Web browser for at least 10 vulnerabilities, seven of which are rated as being "critical." Firefox 7 was released on Tuesday offering […]

  Comodo is one of the largest SSL and Code Signing Certificate provider, some Comodo certificates were hacked earlier this year and now ComodoHacker  claimed hacking DigiNotar a Dutch Code Signing/SSL provider company. Meanwhile, the fallout from the hack continues. DigiNotar has, in effect, lost its status as a trusted root certificate authority. Its certificates […]

Retirement of Autorun

Posted: 4th April 2011 by Babar Shafiq in Security, System Administration
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After a decade of abuse, Autorun is finally being retired in older versions of Windows. Microsoft has finally removed Autorun function from earlier versions of its Windows operating system that has been widely abused by miscreants to surreptitiously install malware on users' computers. Vista/Windows 7 introduces some new features like UAC and improved AutoPlay (aka […]

Quick BlackBerry Security Check

Posted: 29th March 2011 by Babar Shafiq in Security
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  Want to run a Security Check on your BlackBerry? Click this link in your BlackBerry Browser