Latest News & Warnings:
- The latest Windows updates have been released December 14. Be sure to keep your Windows up-to-date
- However, malware targets also software that are installed on most computers. It's important to keep these programs up-to-date as well. You can check if your most common programs are up-to-date here: http://secunia.com/vulnerability_scanning/online/
Gawker Media Hack
Hackers on Sunday night broke into Gawker Media's servers and grabbed the login credentials for millions of the company's readers who leave comments on sites such as Gawker, Lifehacker, Jezebel, and Kotaku.
The company is advising anyone who has a commenting account at any of the following sites to change their passwords as soon as possible: all Gawker Media sites including Deadspin, Fleshbot, Gawker, Gizmodo, Jezebel, io9, Jalopnik, Kotaku, and Lifehacker.
Read full article here: http://www.pcworld.com/article/21343...d_to_know.html
It's Christmas Time For Hackers
With the endless list of things to do during the holidays, double checking a URL or calling the Better Business Bureau probably isn't high on your list. And hackers count on that.
Hackers typically take advantage of users' lack of time and money during the holiday season to unleash a slew of malware and phishing attacks.
See a compilation of tricks used by attackers:
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