Monthly Archives: April 2011

Man-in-the-middle attack

In this blog post the reader will come across information on Man-in-the-middle attack. I have chosen this topic because I find attacks interesting, and people must know about them in order to prevent from them. I think that this topic … Continue reading

Posted in IT Security, Week 17

Hidden tracking system on the iOS 4 operating system.

It has been a discussion about a hidden tracking system on IPhone 4. It’s small software that runs in the background of the operating system, and records every location that you have been to. All information that is collected is … Continue reading

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A keylogger

I think this blog entry is important, because how you can be secured from this kind of malware if you don’t know what it is? This blog will introduces to key logger software, how its working, how use it and … Continue reading

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PDF readers – security and alternatives

I have been using alternative PDF reader for a while, what whats that pushed me to do that? Simple, it was these huge vulnerabilities that everybody were talking in ADOBE products. I didn’t want to be a victim of some … Continue reading

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Crimeware

This article explains about crimeware, which is a program designed for illegal activity online. Programs such as spyware, browser hijackers and key loggers can be considered crimeware, although only those used illicitly. One common type of crimeware is the phishing … Continue reading

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IRAN SAYS: second cyber attack detected

What is this about … Can it harm us ?? Do to Reuters.com and MEHRnews.com Headline from MEHRnews : “TEHRAN, April 25 (MNA) — Iran has been targeted by a new computer worm named Stars, the director of Iran’s Passive Defense … Continue reading

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identity theft

            The definition of identity theft at Wikipedia is “Identity theft is a form of fraud or cheating of another person’s identity in which someone pretends to be someone else by assuming that person’s identity, typically in order to access … Continue reading

Posted in IT Security, Week 14 | 1 Comment