Archive for the ‘Internet News’ Category

Mobile Apps Abandoned after one use by nearly 1 in 4 iOS and Android Users

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

There are millions of mobile apps available to those who use iOS and Android devices. Among those apps and mobile device users, there appears to be a decently sized percentage of users that only utilize a new mobile app one time and never go back to it. According to ...

Palestinian Group Launches Massive DNS Hijacking to Hack AVG Website and Others

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Hackers are always on the prowl for vulnerable websites, and it is like discovering gold when they are able to attack a security company's site as a Palestinian hacker group has just done with the AVG website. AVG is an Internet security firm that has long provided applications and solutions ...

Critical Internet Explorer Bug Recently Uncovered But Was Reported Years Ago

Tuesday, July 7th, 2009

The latest bug within Microsoft's Internet Explorer web browser is just now being addressed but was something reported back in 2007. Microsoft seems to be rushing to address a discovered bug within their Internet Explorer web browser that was discovered by security researchers back in 2007. Hackers are using this ...

Twitter Targeted Again By Phishing Attack Through Malicious Site TwitterCut

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

Twitter is the next best thing since sliced bread but it continues to be a prime target attacked by scams, phishing, spam and even spread malicious computer infections. Once again, Twitter users are being tricked into providing their username and password details to a website that originally spammed the users ...

Remove Conficker Worm for Free and Prepare for April Fool’s Day Worm

Thursday, March 26th, 2009

If their ware a vaccine for Conficker Worm and the newest variant, Conficker.C, which some call the April Fool’s Day Worm, would you use it? A new threat of Conficker Worm has surfaced and many researchers are scrambling to not only prepare for it but remove it. Of course you ...

Koobface Worm Returns on Facebook and MySpace

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2009

Reports of a Facebook Worm have resurfaced and after getting many tips in it was found to be the Koobface Worm which is currently affecting Facebook and MySpace social networks. Some time ago the Koobface worm was known to be a serious parasite that may result in your system being ...

Gmail Attacked by Phishers after Outage

Friday, February 27th, 2009

Gmail had a recent outage on February 24, 2009 where the service was unreachable for about two hours and was then attacked by phishers afterwards. Reports have confirmed that right after the Gmail outage issue was resolved by Google Inc. a few days ago, users of the hosted e-mail service's ...