Despite yeoman efforts by Google to close a critical hole in its Android mobile operating system that allows any app to be turned into a malicious Trojan, programs are still appearing in the company’s Google Play store with the flaw. A number of apps containing the so-called MasterKey vulnerability were discovered by cybersecurity firm Bitdefender last week.
Not sure of the origin of this but it is a great explanation of what makes a great password and why.
Many of us have a wealth of decommissioned corporate-provisioned mobile devices: We’ve bought them, handed them out, and seen them used successfully for years. Now they’re on their way to the great docking station in the sky. However, because these devices are already off the books adapting them for specific security functions can mean achieving certain goals practically for free.
We became aware that the NBC[.]com website is redirecting to malicious websites that contains exploit kit. At this point it seems like most of the pages contains an iframe that is redirecting to the first stage of the RedKit exploit kit. Some twitter users are already poiting out some of these bad pages. Some of bad iframes public known are:… Read more →