Tag Archives: Security

Improved security features for Facebook

facebook Facebook have announced improved security features which they say they will be testing in the coming weeks. October was the National Cybersecurity Awareness Month across the water and the social media.. more
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Siri security flaw on iPhone 4S

iPhone 4S The iPhone 4S has been selling a storm ever since its launch last Friday. In fact, it has shifted over 4 million units over the weekend, which is more than double.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Apple News: iPad, iPhone, iPod and Mac OSX, iPhone News

Smartphones putting company security at risk

orange-smartphones According to research carried out by Gartner, smartphones may be endangering company security as their popularity continues to grow. More and more employees are using smartphones instead of laptops to access.. more
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Facebook announces new security features

Facebook announced a number of new security features yesterday that will give users greater power over what they share and who with. The new features are due to begin rolling out over the next few days. The changes are intended to improve the way that.. more
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More features rolled out for Facebook Mobile

Facebook has announced the roll-out of more functions for mobile users, concentrating mainly on security aspects. Social media addicts can now report photos, posts or comments and have them removed via their phone should they find them offensive. A change password utility is also available... more
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Microsoft announces BlueHat Prize worth $250,000

Microsoft yesterday announced the BlueHat Prize, aimed at security professionals, which will award cash and prizes for “developing innovative, new computer security protection technology.” The top three entrants will win more than $250,000 – that’s $200,000 for the outright winner, $50,000 for second place and.. more
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BitDefender provides free TDL4 removal utility

Security firm BitDefender is doing its bit to defend the internet and generally make it a safer place with the release of a free malware removal tool. The utility in question has been purpose-built to tackle the TDL4 rootkit, a devilish little piece of malware.. more
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Symantec puts iOS and Android security ahead of PC

Security expert Symantec (publisher of the Norton range) has just released a new report entitled (rather lengthily): “Window into Mobile Device Security: Examining the security approaches employed in Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android.” It purports to be an in-depth examination of Apple and Google’s mobile.. more
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Microsoft survey points to prevalence of phone security scams

Microsoft has conducted a survey into the latest form of security scam which involves phoning up computer owners and attempting to trick them into believing there’s something wrong with their machine’s security. Should they get a live bite on the other end of the phone,.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Computer News: Hardware, Tablet PC's, Computing

NHS loses laptops in another security faux-pas

Last year, the ICO named the NHS as the worst offender when it came to data breaches in the UK. And not willing to relinquish its data-dunce hat, the health service has managed to engineer another major security incident at NHS North Central London, where.. more
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