Malvertising Payload Targets Home Routers

A few weeks ago we wrote about compromised websites being used to attack your web routers at home by changing DNS settings. In that scenario the attackers embedded iFrames to ...

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Google Releases Full Android 5.0 Lollipop Software Developer Kit

or the last few months, any Android app maker who wanted to check out the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system had the Android L Developer Preview to play ...

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The Next Version Of Android Will Be Called Android Lollipop

We knew it was coming. It had to be. Every one of the last half-dozen or so major builds of Android has gotten a sweetly-themed name — and yet, Google ...

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Linux Foundation fuels open-source drone efforts

The folks who help bring you the Linux operating system today want to bring you better drones tomorrow. The Linux Foundation, which sponsors some development of the widely used operating system, ...

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BackBox Linux 4.0 Is a Powerful Penetration Testing Operating System

BackBox Linux, an operating system based on Ubuntu that is built to perform penetration tests and security assessments, has finally reached version 4.0. It's been a while since the last BackBox ...

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October - 22 - 2014
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A few weeks ago we wrote about compromised websites being used to attack your web routers at home by changing DNS settings. In that scenario the attackers embedded iFrames to do the heavy lifting, the short fall with this method is they require a website to inject the iFrame. As ...

October - 21 - 2014
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or the last few months, any Android app maker who wanted to check out the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system had the Android L Developer Preview to play with. Now, "L" has taken on a few more letters to become "Lollipop," and on Friday, the full release of ...

October - 16 - 2014
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We knew it was coming. It had to be. Every one of the last half-dozen or so major builds of Android has gotten a sweetly-themed name — and yet, Google had referred to Android 5.0 as nothing but “L” ever since its debut back at Google I/O. It’s now official: Android ...

October - 15 - 2014
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The folks who help bring you the Linux operating system today want to bring you better drones tomorrow. The Linux Foundation, which sponsors some development of the widely used operating system, announced the new open-source Dronecode software project. Dronecode brings a formal structure and oversight to two existing open-source drone projects, ...

October - 14 - 2014
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BackBox Linux, an operating system based on Ubuntu that is built to perform penetration tests and security assessments, has finally reached version 4.0. It's been a while since the last BackBox Linux release, which was all the way back in January. The developers decided to rebase the system on Ubuntu 14.04 ...

October - 9 - 2014
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IT professionals seeking certifications in the coming months may get their best return with cloud and security-related certifications. Agile-related training won’t hurt, either. But there are many other skills that are more likely to be valued by employers than others, according to the most recent quarterly tracking analysis by Foote Partners. ...

October - 8 - 2014
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Facebook closed its deal to acquire messaging application WhatsApp, which it announced in February in an deal worth $19 billion at the time. The social network received approval from the European Commission on Saturday to move forward with the acquisition, which had been opposed by some European telecommunications companies. The deal ...

October - 7 - 2014
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In a joint effort against cybercrime, a study conducted over the period of one year by Kaspersky and INTERPOL revealed that SMS Trojans are among the most frequent threats Android users face. Android accounts for the largest chunk of the mobile operating system market share and it comes as no surprise ...

October - 2 - 2014
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Microsoft took everyone by surprise two days ago when it announced that its next operating system would be called Windows 10 instead of Windows, Windows 9, or Windows Threshold as some rumors suggested, but the company offered absolutely no explanation for its decision. Now a Reddit user who claims to be a ...

October - 1 - 2014
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Beyond the business-related features Microsoft touted in its Windows 10 naming announcement session in San Francisco (read about those HERE), there are some distinct new ways Windows 10 functions. The new features are not necessarily new features, but instead expanded or enhanced versions of things that have been available before. Once ...

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