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US is the Capital of Malware

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Computer VirusIn the fourth quarter of 2013, the United States of America hosted 44% of all malware. 

 

That’s almost 5 times more than the second-leading malware-hosting nation: the United Kingdom, who only came in at 10%. That’s quite a lead for the U.S.

 

So which brands are hosting malware, unintentionally? Amazon is reportedly responsible for 16%, while Go Daddy comes in at a close second with 14%. This data is especially interesting, when you think about how many articles cite Eastern Europe as the culprit. Don’t be fooled – the US is now producing more volumes of malware code than anyone else in the world.

 

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Category: Internet Security, Internet Threats Comments

Mobile hacking - the new trend in the mobile app hacking world

Posted by stevebell28@rocketmail.com

Mobile hacking

This blog sometimes runs the risk of become something of a Cassandra given the nature of the topics we cover. But we’d be failing in our duty if we didn’t bring things to your attention we think you should be aware of. As the old saying goes, ‘Forewarned is forearmed.’

 

And that said there’s rarely a dull moment in the online world with headline leading hacks happening on an almost weekly basis.  And the issues that have surfaced recently are very relevant to everyone who makes use of mobile computing. 

 

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Department of Homeland Security - data breach

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Data breachIn January 2014, Homeland Security has been breached by hackers, ironically. A web portal for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security containing private and financial documents for more than 110 organizations was hacked. Apparently the companies affected had bid on a Science and Technology contract for a division within Homeland Security.  The source is currently undetermined.

 

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Red Handed – a Crime Reporting App for iPhone

Posted by kdunlaevy@gmail.com

Crime reporting appWould you report a crime via an app? Well the option is out there. iPhone app Red Handed allows you to film and post videos of any crimes you witness. Instead of an app centered around a social network, this one is more focused on social awareness. Everyone’s always filming the ridiculous things they witness around them, and uploading them to YouTube, this app is just taking advantage of existing behavior and putting it to good use.

  

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Category: Internet Security, Internet Threats Comments

Hacktivists - Cyber rebels without a pause

Posted by stevebell28@rocketmail.com

Hacktivists - Cyber rebels without a pause“The Internet is not some playground that corporations and governments can take basic civil liberties with and destroy them and get away with it.”

 

This statement by an online hacktivist pretty much sums up the ethos of many, who take it as their responsibility to protect the online world from the encroachment of government and big business. It’s what spurs and motivates many hacktivist groups to carry out high profile attacks aimed at embarrassing those in authority and mocking those who claim the Internet as their commercial playground.

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Category: How we think, Internet Security, Internet Threats Comments

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