Researchers have identified a new vulnerability affecting Linux-based operating systems – the Grinch bug. By exploiting this vulnerability, hackers can gain root access to a system running on Linux.
The computer espionage attacks that hit many governments and industries also target organizations working to protect civil liberties and human rights around the world, according to a new report from the University of Toronto’s Citizen Lab. However, unlike government and industrial organizations, civil society groups do not have enough resources to handle this problem alone. Read More
With increasing cyber attacks on government organizations, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization) needs to wake up to the possibility of cyber warfare, said Boston Globe columnists James G. Stavridis and Dave Weinstein, and this would need clearly defined protocols and a standardized policy. Fortunately, NATO has acknowledged the rising demands of cyber awareness and announced Read More
With Bitcoin prices skyrocketing nearly two fold in the course of 24 hours, the investor fervor over this new form of digital currency is boiling over into bank accounts across the globe. Because Bitcoin is stored on a physical drive, it’s more important than ever to keep your network safe and protected from external intruders. Read More
Many owners of Apple’s iPad are talking about getting an iPad VPN. Many users however are still not familiar with what a VPN is. What does this technology do, how will it benefit users, and why is it so important for iPads or other tablets? Well, a Virtual Private Network (VPN) is an encrypted tunnel Read More