11 hrs ago
Xinhua Insight: China on frontlines of cyber security threat
Twenty years after it embraced the Internet, China has become a cyber giant, but a weak one vulnerable to a skyrocketing number of threats.
Trending on the Topix Network
16 hrs ago
Houses, DPLA, Piano Rolls, More: Saturday Morning Buzz, April 19, 2014
Danny Sullivan has been covering search for 18 years! Danny is a terrific guy and I'm so glad he's still active in this space.
Fri Apr 18, 2014
The Fresno Bee
Consumer Concerns: Computer users must be extra alert
On April 7, in a warning to some of its longtime computer users, Microsoft announced it was no longer supplying security fixes for Windows XP, the operating system that's been around for a dozen years and is still used by millions of consumers and small businesses.
KRMS-AM Osage Beach
BBB Warns Of Identity Theft
The deadline for Lake Area residents to file their taxes may be over; however the Better Business Bureau is urging consumers to be on guard against identity theft.
With Tax Day Over, Tax Scammers Are Still In Business
With the ink barely dry on tax returns, scammers are already reaching out to taxpayers.
Thu Apr 17, 2014
Kasperky Lab Weblog
IT threat evolution Q1 2014
Kaspersky Lab's antivirus solutions detected 645 809 230 virus attacks on users' computers.
Emsisoft, Kaspersky top AV-Comparatives' Real-World Protection Test
Independent security testing lab AV-Comparatives has revealed a summary of its March 2014 Real-World Protection Test, where top antivirus products are exposed to a test set of 1,264 current threats.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Hacked MySpace Page Serves Up Fake Windows Update
Using a hacked MySpace profile, online criminals are trying to trick victims into downloading a malicious Trojan horse program by disguising it as a Microsoft update, according to researchers at security vendor McAfee.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
Uninstall Toolbars from your browser - Get rid of those annoying toolbars once and for all
We all know that installing software from different websites will eventually turn into an annoyance since these applications often come with an uninvited guest: an annoying and undesired toolbar or the unwelcome surprise that even your default search engine has been changed.
Yahoo Sued for 'Syndication Fraud'
Yahoo and a handful of unidentified third parties are being sued for their alleged participation in "syndication fraud" schemes, in which advertisers that paid the search giant to post their ads on related search-results pages and on partner websites had their ads displayed via spyware and adware products, and on sites with similar names to popular ... (more)
German space research centre hit by cyberattack
Germany's national space research centre has been hit by a malware attack that appears to stem from foreign, state-sponsored sources, it has been revealed.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Your no-fuss, fail-safe guide to protecting Android devices
As Android's popularity continues to climb, it's increasingly joining the workplace.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Deals: Get MacBooster and Do Some Spring Cleaning on Your Mac
We're coming up on spring, which means it's time to prepare for spring cleaning.
The Sacramento Bee Claudia Buck column
The news was just hours old, and the scam phone calls were already coming in. Last Monday, in a warning to some of its longtime computer users, announced it was no longer supplying security fixes for Windows XP, the operating system that's been around for a dozen years and is still used by millions of consumers and small businesses.
BBB Tip of the Week: Safety measures against cyber attacks - Sun, 13 Apr 2014 PST
For those who like to follow the latest celebrity gossip, a simple Internet search may spell disaster.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Google introduces continual on-device monitoring to fight malware-ridden apps
In rare cases, applications which manage to pass Google's certification and are downloadable through the Google Play Store, carry out malicious activities through third party services later, such applications will finally be reduced as Google will now be using an app scanning system on the device itself to check apps prior to installation as well.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Oklahoma AG Warns Of Tax And Rebate Scams
Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is warning Oklahomans about tax and rebate scams that have netted criminals billions of dollars in bogus federal tax refunds.
The 5 Worst Kinds of Apps to Download
In 2013, both Google Play and the Apple App Store passed the one million app mark.
12 Spring Cleaning Steps for Your Computer
If you followed my suggestion over New Year's , this will go faster than you expect, but still, plan to set aside a couple of hours.