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Enterprises Need More Than Just Anti-Virus

As I go off consulting for various different organizations, this experience usually now includes the issuing of a corporate laptop as my own company laptop will be locked out of most systems and networks within the customer location. It is interesting to see that desktop builds contain the requisite anti-virus tool but little else in end-point security.

Drones infected with malware can drop from the sky or be hijacked for surveillance

A security engineer infected a 'toy' drone with Maldrone malware, which creates a persistent backdoor, so an attacker can remotely control the infected drone, cause it to drop from the sky, or hijack it to conduct surveillance. You're minding your own business, when something in the sky snags your attention.

Don't worry about malware, just enjoy your Mac

Macs are not immune to cyberattack and viruses. Though the threats are real, leading antivirus maker Bitdefender doesn't use scare tactics to warn people about malware targeting Macs.

Source code fingers security services for Regin

Security specialist Kaspersky has analysed the source code of a Five Eyes surveillance tool dubbed QWERTY, and come to the conclusion that its author is behind the wide-spread Regin Windows malware. Security firm Kaspersky claims to have evidence that the aggressive Regin malware was created by the US National Security Agency under the internal codename QWERTY.

Lastline Extends Breach Protection via Dell SecureWorks Service

As malware is becoming increasingly stealthy, there is a growing need for advanced tools to help enterprises uncover threats. That's the goal of the new Advanced Malware Protection and Detection managed security service from Dell SecureWorks , which leverages malware detection technology from Lastline .

YAC

Yet Another Cleaner is a life time free all-in-one PC cleaner software, whose features include malware and adware removal, junk files cleanup, browser/homepage/search engine settings protection, and other useful feature like system optimize, stubborn software uninstaller, advertise block as well as real time traffic monitoring.

Plenty of unanswered questions in spyware investigation Re: Privacy watchdog launches spyware investigation, News (Jan. 23)

B.C. privacy watchdog to look over district software to ensure legal compliance A mayor's allegation that spyware is monitoring the computers at a Vancouver Island municipal hall is now under investigation by British Columbia's privacy watchdog. Elizabeth Denham announced in a news release Tuesday she has been watching developments in Saanich, B.C., and has decided on her own initiative to investigate whether the software complies with the Freedom of Information and ...

Edward Snowden says secret Apple spyware is the reason he won’t use an iPhone Is Apple’s wildly popular iPhone series hiding spyware that can collect information about users without their knowledge. As thoroughly as developers have dug through Apple’s iOS code over the past seven and a half years, one would think functionality like that would have been unearthed by now. According to NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, however, iPhones are capable of activating “special ...

Judge permanently shuts down cellphone spyware app ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge has permanently shut down a cellphone spyware app called "StealthGenie" that exposed targets to having their calls and emails monitored without their knowledge.

B.C. privacy watchdog sniffs out district software A mayor's allegation that spyware is monitoring the computers at a Vancouver Island municipal hall is now under investigation by British Columbia's privacy watchdog.

B.C. privacy czar launches probe of Saanich computers after mayor's complaint A mayor's allegation that spyware is monitoring the computers at a Vancouver Island municipal hall is now under investigation by British Columbia's privacy watchdog.