Security

  • Exclusive: Interview with Eugene Kaspersky

    On Friday 27th of May, I had the chance to sit down for an exclusive interview with Eugene Kaspersky. We discussed his work at AusCERT 2011, Kaspersky AV/IS 2012, the emerging mobile threats, the importance of choosing the right staff, company culture and much more. One of the more...
  • Are 95 Million CityVille players at risk of cross-site scripting ?

    The insanely successful Facebook game – CityVille by Zynga has more than 95 million active monthly users. An amazing figure, but are those users at risk of cross-site scripting attacks. If you not familiar with XSS, its a vulnerability in web applications, using this attacker can steal users’ information....
  • Windows Live Hotmail goes SSL, passes by Google*

    Gmail users concerned with security were able to enable SSL connections to their mail for over a year now. A few months ago, Google turned this on by default for all users, problem is, this is only for gmail, not any of the other Google services. This means Calendar...
  • Twitter helps people find you

    Stop! Before privacy advocates rush to burn twitter at the stake (assuming they’re finished with Google Buzz), please remember this latest move is entirely optional. When logging into http://twitter.com you’ll be prompted with a screen that reads ‘Be found on twitter’ and asks you confirm your profile information. Twitter...