Security Watch


China to Microsoft: Continue XP Support or See a Rise in Pirated Windows 8

Plus: Microsoft takes steps to stop government censorship of Skype calls in China.

Windows 8 Won't Be a Hacker's Paradise

Attackers will have to learn a new trick if they want to hack Windows 8.

Dropbox Has Been Hacked... Again

Change your passwords!

Do You Know Who Has Admin Rights?

Looking to to a somewhat biased study, more than half of you don't.

Symantec Labels CEO as Virus, Removes From System

The move was made due to Symantec's underperformance.

Grum Botnet Powers Down, But Not Out

Look for this botnet right to be back at operational capacity sometime soon.

Always-On VPN Equals Always-On Security

The security of a home network wherever you go.

Hacking the UFC President -- Bad Idea

I'd strongly advise not messing with someone like that.

Data Breach Fatigue

Do we continuously give companies a pass for letting loose our personal info?

DNSChanger Shutdown Weeds Out Internet Inept

Losing those that still had infected systems is a good thing for the rest of us.

Two In a Row for a Microsoft IE Fix

July's Patch Tuesday marks the second fix for Microsoft's Web browser in two months.

Stuxnet Powers Down

Self destruct sequence initiated.

Facebook Smartly Pulls Tracking App

A somewhat good idea receives a terrible execution.

Hackers' Lives Made Easier Thanks to the Cloud

A cloud-based server means a hacker can get to it from any location.

Hacker Apparently Lied About Massive Bank Breaches

If you lie on the Internet, expect to be called out quickly.

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