NoScript comes to Firefox Mobile as NoScript Anywhere, works on Android and Maemo platforms.

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Opera browser vulnerable to exploit that could lead to an attacker taking control of your computer.

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U.S Congressman writes an open letter to Jeff Bezos, CEO of Amazon, concerning privacy issues with the new Kindle Fire Silk browser.

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Google Launches Online Safety and Security Campaign “Good to Know”

In an attempt to help people stay safe on the Internet and manage the way of sharing information online, the Citizen’s Advice Bureau (CAB) has teamed up with Google to promote online safety in the UK and the rest of the world.

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Fake anti-virus scams have been doing rounds for quite some time now. Hackers had previously used mediums such as emails, websites etc. to carry out these scams. Now they have found another medium – Skype.

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The attacks on Mitsubishi Heavy were spotted for the first time on August 11 and the intrusion seems to have come from a spear-phishing attack. This form of phishing involves sending spoofed emails to the recipient, making it look like it comes from a known email address.

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iPhone Users Vulnerable To Address Book Snarfing Via Skype XSS

Skype iOS vulnerability allows for remote theft of address book by sending a single message.

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We have all heard about the Low Orbit Ion Cannon – a deceptively powerful, yet quite simple tool for bombarding a server with meaningless data until all its resources are used to answer the bombarding queries instead of serving pages, commonly known as a Denial of Service (DoS) attack. Now, Anonymous has developed its own DoS tool, calling it RefRef.

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Tomorrow, Adobe will be releasing an Adobe Reader and Acrobat security update which will remove DigiNotar certificates from its trusted list. The update will be available for both Windows and Mac. Once installed,it will remove DigiNotar certificates from the ‘Adobe Approved Trust List program’ or AATL.

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As the Hurricane Irene barrels up the East Coast, users on the Internet should lookout for scam messages and phishing attacks related to the storm news. It is likely that scammers will create phishing attacks and other malicious activity, and publish them across the Internet.

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There are several ways how hackers carry out the hacking process. Hackers go through users’ Facebook account and gather publicly available information, and send phishing emails to obtain secured information like credit card number and bank details. Sometimes, they create malware programs that are automatically downloaded on your computer which help them gain access to credentials like email id, passwords and so on. Here are four common methods that hackers use to target Facebook users and try to hack their accounts.

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TimesofMoney/Remit2India database has been hacked through a SQL Injection. The Timesofmoney and Remit2India database is vulnerable to hacking attacks.

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A new security exploit has been discovered in one of WordPress image handling utility – TimThumb. You should remove the script or patch it to it’s latest version to ensure that your site remains secure from hackers.

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AVG Premium Security Protects You against Identity Theft

AVG Premium Security is an all in one security solution that includes identity theft protection in addition to the usual package of antivirus, antimalware, cloud protection, and firewall. It also includes system tuneup utilities like registry cleaner and disk defragmenter.

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A redditor hacked into a “PayPal account verification” phishing scheme, deleted all harvested authentication information, warned users, and reported the scam.

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