Washington, DC — The Department of Homeland Security is getting ready to release the long delayed Einstein 3. The Einstein 3 project is meant to detect and prevent attacks against government computers. Because the National Security Agency (NSA) is involved, there is concern among citizens and civil liberty organization over privacy.
The following assessment [...]
Property has its duties as well as its rights.
— Thomas Drummond (1797-1840)
Your home computer is a popular target for intruders. Why? Because intruders want what you’ve stored there. They look for credit card numbers, bank account information, and anything else they can [...]
Hackers planted malware onto the network of the U.S. electrical grid. It is likely their intent was to cripple the power infrastructure. According to security researcher Roger Thompson the hackers probably gained access like many others by exploiting holes in software, such as, Windows.
“Any computer connected to the Internet is potentially vulnerable. [...]
US-CERT saw no evidence of nefarious behavior associated with Conficker on April 1, 2009. It is important to understand that it is still unclear what Conficker is intended for and capable of doing. Systems with infections must be cleaned now. An infected system could enable an attacker to remotely take control of that system and [...]
(NAPS) — Hackers and spammers may be using your computer right now. They invade secretly and hide software to get access to the information on your computer, including your e-mail program. Once on your computer, they can spy on your Internet surfing, steal your personal information and use your computer to send spam to [...]