Twitter and Google account vulnerabilities

Nir Goldshlager, a security researcher and penetration tester, discovered some XSS vulnerabilities in Twitter and Google Calendar that can be exploited by attackers to steal …

Criminal found through World of Warcraft

It seems that law enforcement agencies are getting more creative with ways of leveraging dug up information about wanted criminals. Using the knowledge of a previously …

File-scanning services for malware writers

A lot of people are aware of and are using online file-scanning services when they want to check if a suspicious file they got as an attachment or have found on their computer …

Privacy issues of data collecting

Will 2010 see the beginning of a change in regulations regarding net privacy? It’s hard to tell. The issue has been a matter for dispute for quite some time now, but …

GSM encryption algorithm cracked

The A5/1 privacy algorithm – more commonly known as the GSM algorithm – has been cracked and published by Karsten Nohl, a German encryption expert. He says his …

Cyber criminals become their own ISPs

Hounded by law enforcement agencies and security experts, cyber criminals have been witnessing the ISPs and hosting providers of their botnets being shut down at a greater …

Facebook clickjacking attack spreads

A new clickjacking attack has targeted Facebook users. It presents itself in the form of a comment on the users’ account looking like this: The photos are, obviously, …