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Hackers seed torrent trackers with malware disguised as popular downloads

Malicious torrents downloaded by over 12 million users a month, claim researchers.<p>Author:<p>Published<p>in Malware 4<p>Cybercriminals are spreading malware …

Pragmatic Steps to Manage File Data Leakage Risks

Data dissemination and file collaboration are natural parts of most business and operational workflows; thus, security must be an integral part of …

Hotels in Italy and Beautiful Villas

From the best Amalfi Coast hotels to historic villas in Piedmont, here are some of the most beautiful places to stay in Italy.

Italy

I Tried the Viral Red Wine Spaghetti Recipe, and Here's What Happened

Since both cooking spaghetti in tomato sauce and Martha Stewart's one-pot pasta hack turned out to be total failures, I had to see if the same was true for <b>Food and Wine</b>'s spaghetti cooked in red wine. Spoiler alert: it was the opposite. Thousands of people, like me, were intrigued by the …

iPhone users hit with Apple ID expiration scam

Watch out, iPhone users. A text-message phishing scam, disguised as a note sent by Apple Support, aims to lure unsuspecting iPhone owners to share …

Identity Theft

No firewall and $10 routers blamed in Bangladesh Bank heist

22 April 2016 | 20557 views | 2<p>Rudimentary security procedures at Bangladesh Bank are being blamed for the massive online banking heist that saw the …

Card Not Present' Fraud Knocks Trust in Online Shopping, Study Reveals

EMV (Europay, MasterCard and Visa) credit and debit cards have finally seen widespread adoption in the USA, at least on the consumer side, with 70% …

Tech Support Phone Scam: How to Identify and Protect Against Fake Tech Support Phone Calls

Your computer company calls, claiming they've detected a virus on your PC and want to help you resolve the threat. To verify their authenticity, they cite key personal information and your computer's model and serial number.<p>You begin to worry and listen to the caller. What they are saying seems to …

'60 Minutes' asked a security firm to hack an iPhone and we’re all basically screwed

Apple’s battle with the FBI may have whipped the tech world into a frenzy of establishment-hating wannabe anarchists, but it’s this ’60 minutes’ segment that should really piss you off.<p>Wanting to find out just how safe our phones are from hackers, the 60 minutes team sought professionals from …

MIT's new AI can already detect 85% of cyber attacks

The world has seen numerous major cyber attacks in the past couple of years, with targets ranging from government agencies to health insurers to entertainment companies.<p>A group of scientists at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab (CSAIL) are working to create a line of defense …

Infected by Petya ransomware? Use this tool to unlock your files... for now

Thank goodness ransomware sometimes contains bugs too...<p>Author:<p>Published<p>in Encryption, Malware, Ransomware 5<p>A researcher has developed a tool that …

Linux botnet attacks increase in scale

Linux-targeting malware family is a "high" risk, warn security researchers.<p>Hackers are using malware which targets Linux to build botnets to launch …

The Simple Pleasure of Everyday, 5-Ingredient Italian Bread

My grandfather Nonno Corrado's bread is simple: simple to make, simple to eat (with anything really.) It's five ingredients and hardly any work. And he taught it to me, so when I make it, I get to think about him.<p>A mischievous and headstrong kid, he grew up in a small town called Oliveto, in the …

All About Brunello DOCG

Biondi-Santi Brunellos at the estateIn the great pantheon of Italian wine, perhaps only Barolo supersedes the importance of Brunello di Montalcino …

Everything You Need To Know About Barolo

There is a saying in Italy that sums it all up. Barolo, with its bouquet rich in nuances and full-bodied palate, is defined as “the king of wines and the wine of kings.” In other words, Barolo brings us into the realm of excellence. In fact, this wine produced in the Piedmont region—in the Langhe, …

How to better protect your Twitter account from hackers

Enable Login Verification to defend your Twitter account.<p>Author:<p>Published<p>in Mobile, Privacy, Twitter 0<p>If you have been following my recent “How to” …

How White Hat Hackers Stole Crypto Keys from an Offline Laptop in Another Room

"The attacks are completely non-intrusive: we did not modify the targets or open their chassis."<p>In recent years, air-gapped computers, which are disconnected from the internet so hackers can not remotely access their contents, have become a regular target for security researchers. Now, researchers …

Google's Banned Flash From Display Ads

Another nail in Flash’s coffin: Google has announced that it’s going to stop supporting the plugin in its pervasive AdWords and DoubleClick …

AdWords

The Ghosts of Napa: Inside Wine Country’s Pre-Prohibition Estates

Before Prohibition took effect in 1920, there were roughly 700 wineries in operation in California, many of them dating back to the late 1800s. But when it was repealed in 1933, only about 40 of the wineries had managed to survive the double hit of Prohibition and the Depression. Some simply …

Wine

Java-based trojan has infected close to 450,000 victims since 2013

Author:<p>Published<p>in Java, Malware, Privacy 0<p>Security researchers have spotted an “unusual” cross-platform Java-based remote access trojan (RAT) that …

The Malware Museum shows the cute computer viruses of the past

Modern malware is designed to do things like steal your credit card information, enable identity theft, and even shut down nuclear power stations, and usually carries out its attacks silently and behind the scenes so as not to arouse suspicion. But it hasn't always been this way. Rather than hijack …

The Upcoming Death of the Java Plugin has been Announced

For twenty years people have been running Java in their browsers. And for much of that time, malicious hackers have been exploiting vulnerabilities …

Wendy’s Probes Reports of Credit Card Breach

<b>Wendy’s</b>, the nationwide chain of fast-food restaurants, says it is investigating claims of a possible credit card breach at some locations. The …

Google says it blocked 780 million bad ads last year

What is Google?If you answered a powerful internet search engine then you’re only partly right.Yes, Google does provide the world’s most well known …

Dridex malware's new tricks to target high-value UK bank customers

Author:<p>Published<p>in Botnet, Malware 1<p>The Dridex trojan has adopted a new attack methodology that it is using to target high-value customers of several …

12 Must-Try Classic French Wines

L'Espalier's Lauren Daddona reminds us of the staying power of these great French classics.<p>In an era when our country’s wine pros all seem to be …

Pkware aims to take pain out of crypto (and give IT the golden key)

Desktop, mobile app has key management for companies afraid of data "going dark."<p>One of the reasons that most people don't use public key encryption …

Overlooked Linux Bug Puts 'Tens of Millions' of Computers and Phones at Risk

A bug that’s been present in Linux for almost three years can be used by hackers to gain almost total control over a device, say security …

Linux

Don't Click On Strange Links: 6 Tips To Avoid Phishing Attacks

It seems as though we can’t go a day without news of another big data breach. Already this year, we’ve had a reported data leak for 320,000 Time Warner Cable customers, an eBay security flaw that has reportedly exposed millions of users of that website to the risk of spear phishing campaigns and …

Identity Theft