Can I Guess Your Password?

We all know that it's dangerous to use the same password for more than one program. If you sign up for a program run by someone of low moral fibre, what is to stop them running through various programs with your username and password to see what they can access?... Read More

Dont Miss Information Because of Misinformation

It has been said that with the wealth of information, freely available, the Internet has the ability to make you smarter, faster, than any other medium on the planet. Of course with an equal amount of mis-information, it also has the ability to make you dumber, faster, than any other... Read More

Behavior to Stay Safer Online

1. Importance of a Virus Scanner: A Antivirus program can help to prevent you from becoming infected with a Virus or Trojan. It is extremely important to make sure this program is updated at least once a week, and all drives are scanned. Viruses usually are used to destroy your... Read More

Protect Your Little Black Book

The movie Little Black Book features a young woman, Stacy, who is frustrated when her boyfriend refuses to share information about his past relationships. When his PDA, a Palm Tungsten C, falls into her hands, she is faced with a conundrum. Does she give it back, or does she explore... Read More

Spy Scanners ? Don?t Compromise your Privacy

Spies, spyware, internet parasites are among what they are usually called. These are scouts that monitor your web activities. The work undercover to check on your surfing patterns, spending habits, items bought, they extract email addresses, hijack browsers, steal credit card information. These are just some of the things a... Read More

How to Manage Your Username and Password The Easy and Secure Way

Have been an Internet user for more than 9 years, I have 100's of logins and passwords to keep. I'm paranoid. I'm now even more paranoid after I joined YMMSS because I use online payment systems on weekly basis if not daily.I used to use Microsoft Excel to manage my... Read More

5 Simple Steps to Protect your Digital Downloads

A couple of days ago, I was searching for a popular eBook online. Now I'm not going to tell you the name of this eBook for reasons you'll understand in the next few minutes. Okay, so here I was, opening Google, entering the name of the eBook - clicking... Read More

Information Security for E-businessmen: Just a Couple of Ideas

If you constantly deal with bank or electronic accounts, it must be your worst nightmare--to wake up and learn that you are a bankrupt. Some crook stole your personal data and all the money you have been sweating blood for years has flown to somebody else's account. Almost everybody must... Read More

I Spy...Something Terribly Wrong (In Your Computer)

This really chapped my lips...I recently bought a new computer. Mine was getting old, had lost its whistle, and the few remaining bells didn't ding a nicely as they had in the past. Yep, it was time for a new state-of-the art dream machine with CD burner. DVD player, a... Read More

Mall Protection

The Loss Prevention Manager should be receptive to the needs and objectives of upper management and work to prevent and reduce loss from crime, fire accidents etc.With the continuing threats brought to us by our AL Quaeda and Taliban enemies and the outbreak of new TV shows that reinforce the... Read More

In The News:

Facebook Fails, Russian Hacks, and More Security News This Week  WIREDThe Mueller report, Facebook goofs, and more of the week's top security news.
Security breach at Madurai counting centre  The HinduTension prevailed on Saturday when a Tahsildar and three other officials entered the counting centre of the Madurai Parliamentary constituency without security ...
Dumping One Government Won't Fix Mali's Security Situation  Foreign PolicyOn Thursday, Mali's prime minister and his government resigned, four weeks after a deadly massacre in the central Mopti region. On March 23, the town of ...
Leading IT companies say beefed up security but no data breach  Economic TimesNEW DELHI: IT firms Infosys and Cognizant said they have not observed any data breach and they remain vigilant against cyber attacks that appear to be ...
Millions using 123456 as password, security study finds  BBC NewsMillions of people are using easy-to-guess passwords on sensitive accounts, suggests a study. The analysis by the UK's National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) ...
Amid security worries, gun sales thrive in Iraqs Mosul  Business StandardHunting rifles, pistols and towers of ammunition magazines: new gun shops are popping up in Iraq's Mosul, where residents are keen to own personal firearms ...
Special security focus on north Kerala booths  The HinduWith just three more days to go for the Lok Sabha election, Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) Teeka Ram Meena on Friday reviewed the security arrangements in the ...
Lok Sabha polls: Why deploying more central security forces won't stop oppression of West Bengal voters  FirstpostWhy has poll violence gradually become the rule rather than an exception in West Bengal?
Elect Modi for national security, Shah tells Shimoga  Deccan HeraldNarendra Modi should be made prime minister for the second term to give a “befitting” reply to Pakistan and also to secure the country, said BJP national ...
IAF Pilot Abhinandan Varthaman Transferred Out of Kashmir Amid Security Concerns  News18New Delhi: The Indian Air Force has transferred Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman out of the Srinagar airbase where he was posted amid concerns ...
Security Researcher Pleads Guilty To Malware Writing Charges  BleepingComputerSecurity researcher Marcus Hutchins pled guilty on Wednesday to writing malware and aiding with its distribution with the help of a partner.
For Job Security at the Factory, Learn How to Repair a Robot  BloombergQuintIn a former Pratt & Whitney jet-engine-testing facility, a canary-yellow robotic arm is rotating above a table. An instructor taps on a tablet, and the arm shifts to ...
Google, Apple remove this Chinese app from app stores; Samsung’s new Galaxy phone; ‘Taj Mahal security’ warning and other top tech of the week  Gadgets NowThis was another exciting week in the world of technology. After government order, Chinese social media app TikTok was removed from Android and iOS app ...
OxygenOS 9.0.13 and 9.0.5 for the OnePlus 6T/6 bring March 2019 security patches  XDA DevelopersThe OnePlus 6T and the OnePlus 6 are receiving a new stable OxygenOS update, which includes the March 2019 security patches as well as some bug fixes.
EmCare Sends Notification Of Data Security Incident  PRNewswirePLANTATION, Fla., April 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- EmCare, Inc. and its affiliates (EmCare) today announced that they are addressing a data security incident ...
Mueller report highlights scope of election security challenge  The Washington PostSpecial counsel Robert S. Mueller III's investigation of the “sweeping and systematic fashion” in which Russia interfered in the 2016 election highlights the ...
Wevest AG Chooses Stellar Blockchain For Security Token Services  Crypto BriefingFintech investment platform wevest has chosen the Stellar blockchain to launch its upcoming security token services.
This American-Palestinian endangers Israeli public security - Israel News  HaaretzSandra Elaine Zoughbi, an American citizen, was deported from Israel due to “considerations of public security and safety, considerations relating to a disruption ...
Sprint now rolling out April security update for the Galaxy S8  SamMobileUS carrier Sprint has started rolling out the April 2019 security maintenance update for the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ — here's how to install it. - SamMobile.
Three-tier security at centres storing EVMs  The HinduCordon will keep out unauthorised persons: DGP-Elections.
French Government's 'Secure' WhatsApp Replacement Hacked In Just 90 Minutes  ForbesIn order to better protect official conversations, the French government developed its own secure instant messaging alternative to WhatsApp. Here's how quickly ...
Security flaw in French government messaging app exposed confidential conversations  TechCrunchThe French government just launched its own messaging app called Tchap in order to protect conversations from hackers, private companies and foreign ...
Don't Acquire a Company Until You Evaluate Its Data Security  HBR.org DailyWhen Marriott International acquired Starwood in 2016 for $13.6 billion, neither company was awareof a cyber-attack on Starwood's reservation system that ...
'Gunmen who killed 14 members of Pakistani security forces based in Iran'  TRT WorldMilitants carried out a deadly attack against Pakistani armed forces travelling in buses in Balochistan province. Pakistan's foreign minister Shah Mahmood ...
Mueller Hints at a National-Security Nightmare  The New York TimesThe missing piece of the report is a counterintelligence investigation that should set off alarm bells about our democracy and security.
Lawmakers are hoping to protect customers from smart home security breaches  Digital TrendsSmart home devices can make some tasks around the house more convenient, but if there is a data breach, they can prove to be more trouble than they are ...
US to defend Japan from cyberattack under security pact  The Japan TimesThe foreign and defense chiefs of Japan and the United States confirm for the first time that Article 5 of the two countries' security treaty could apply to ...
Add McAfee products to the list of security products that don't play well with latest Windows patches  Ghacks Technology NewsMicrosoft's latest security update for Windows 7, 8.1 and Server 2008 R2 and 2012 R2, is causing issues with McAfee security products.
Congress Seeks Security For Hardik Patel After Slap At Election Rally  NDTV NewsThe Congress on Friday urged the Election Commission to immediately provide security to Patidar leader Hardik Patel, hours after he was slapped by a man ...
Recap of Recent Pieces on Just Security (April 15-19)  Just SecurityWord-searchable Mueller Report (PDF version and scribd version); Just Security, The (Redacted) Mueller Report: First Takes from the Experts; Ryan Goodman, ...
Wipro Intruders Targeted Other Major IT Firms  Krebs on SecurityThe crooks responsible for launching phishing campaigns that netted dozens of employees and more than 100 computer systems last month at Wipro, India's ...
Coachella Security Guards Allege Inhumane Treatment: 'People Over Here Are Starving'  The Daily BeastSecurity guards working the 2019 Coachella music festival open up to The Daily Beast about how they've slept in makeshift tents, received meager portions of ...
National security election  Deccan HeraldIn the run up to the 2019 general elections, national security has been made into a major election issue. The ruling party has sought to attract voter attention by ...
Nokia 5, Nokia 6, Nokia 8 Get March Security Update; Nokia 9 PureView Gets April Update With Improvements: Reports  Gadgets 360Nokia 5, Nokia 6, and Nokia 8 receiving March security patch, while Nokia 9 is getting April security patch with other improvements.
Nest vs Ring vs Abode vs SimpliSafe: Which smart home security cameras have the best privacy?  CNETAre those wireless signals encrypted? Is anyone watching those video clips? We asked all of the top providers -- here's what they said.
Police: Bar security guard shoots man after getting punched in face  fox5sandiego.comA security guard who works at a popular spot in Little Italy turned himself into police after shooting a man he followed down the street from the bar.
Sudan's TMC retires lieutenant generals from national intelligence and security  Reuters UKSudan's transitional military council (TMC) said on Saturday it will retire all eight of the officers ranked lieutenant general in the National Intelligence and Security ...
BJP MLA Killed in Maoist Attack Returned 50 Security Men, Didn't Listen to Warnings: Chhattisgarh CM  News18Chhattisgarh chief minister Bhupesh Baghel says he's willing to talk to Maoists if they shun their weapons and agree to unconditional talks, and expresses ...
Terrorist killed in encounter with security forces in Jammu & Kashmir's Baramulla  Times of IndiaIndia News: SRINAGAR: A terrorist was killed in an encounter with security forces in Baramulla district of Jammu and Kashmir, an Army official said Saturday. Th.
The best home security systems we've tested  CNETYes, shopping for the best home security system can be a confusing headache. Fortunately, we've done a lot of the legwork for you.
With coastal security in mind, government mulls moving Indian Coast Guard under MHA  The Financial ExpressDiscussions are also underway for creating additional infrastructure across all states which will provide additional training, manpower, equipment and ...
Word-Searchable Version of Mueller Report  Just SecurityPlease find below Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller's Report On The Investigation Into Russian Interference In The 2016 Presidential Election.
Facebook security lapse affects millions more Instagram users than first stated  The GuardianNews that the company had insecurely stored passwords came on the same day as the release of Robert Mueller's long-awaited report. Kari Paul. Thu 18 Apr ...
Security flaw in EA’s Origin client exposed gamers to hackers  TechCrunchElectronic Arts has fixed a vulnerability in its online gaming platform Origin after security researchers found they could trick an unsuspecting gamer into remotely ...
VA Won't Ramp Up Security After Rash of Suicides on Premises. Here's Why.  Military.comThe VA's top suicide-prevention official said that added security could make matters worse in the effort to curb veteran suicides.
Extra security in Paris as Yellow Vest anger mixes with Notre Dame mourning  MarketWatchFrench yellow vest protesters set small fires as they marched through Paris on Saturday to drive home their latest message to the government: that rebuilding...
Chhapaak’s security to be increased  Deccan ChronicleA video clip, from shooting in a busy Delhi street was out online and it seems it has not gone down well with the director Meghna Gulzar.
Black is security threat now for saffron brigade  Pune MirrorVisitors to Modi's rally at Ahmednagar, Shah's at Baramati were turned back if they wore colour of protest.
New security challenges in North-East  BusinessLineInsurgent group Arakan Army's strikes in Myanmar and tensions within Bangladesh over the Rohingya issue are worrisome.
iPhone Users Under Attack As iOS Chrome Security Sandbox Fails  ForbesAn ongoing threat campaign targeting iPhone users is exploiting a vulnerability in the Chrome web browser for iOS that bypasses the security sandbox. Google ...
IoT security market to reach $35.2 bn by 2023: Report  Moneycontrol.comAccording to a new market research report published by MarketsandMarkets, the global Internet of Things (IoT) Security Market size is expected to grow from ...
Serious Security: Ransomware you’ll never find – and how to stop it  Naked SecurityWhat if you got hit by ransomware - but the malware program itself was on the other side of the world where you'd never find it?
Shadowhammer, WPA3, and Alexa is Listening: This Week in Computer Security  HackadayLet's get caught up on computer security news! The big news is Shadowhammer — The Asus Live Update Utility prompted users to download an update that ...
JustDial's security breach reportedly compromises data of 100M users  ETtech.comLocal search *service* JustDial faced a data breach on Wednesday, with data of more than 100 million users, including names, email ids, mobile numbers, gender ...
Homeland Security warns of security flaws in enterprise VPN apps  TechCrunchSeveral enterprise virtual private networking apps are vulnerable to a security bug that can allow an attacker to remotely break into a company's internal network, ...
Why security-IT alignment still fails  CSO OnlineMany organizations struggle to get IT and security on the same page and stay in synch as their enterprises speed ahead with digital transformation initiatives.
From Salon Marketplace: Keep your space secure with these two home security systems  SalonFrom sentimental items you can't replace to expensive home goods you certainly have no desire to, there are lots of reasons why you'd want a home security ...
The (Redacted) Mueller Report: First Takes from the Experts  Just SecuritySpecial Counsel Robert Mueller's final report, as redacted by the Department of Justice, is now released. Here are some early reactions from legal and ...
Bag fire caused by lithium batteries closed security checkpoint at Metro Airport's North Terminal  WXYZ DetroitTravelers flying from the North Terminal at Metro Airport are dealing with a shutdown at one of the security checkpoints.
Sri Lanka security official says 6 near simultaneous blasts hit 3 churches and 3 hotels frequented by tourists  Washington PostSri Lanka security official says 6 near simultaneous blasts hit 3 churches and 3 hotels frequented by tourists.
While hackers threaten 2020 election systems, politics intruding on security fixes  Star TribuneDespite broad agreement that foreign hackers will again target American voting systems in 2020, partisan friction in St. Paul and Washington has stalled efforts ...
Unexpected protection added to Microsoft Edge subverts IE security  Ars TechnicaA researcher has uncovered strange and unexpected behavior in Windows 10 that allows remote attackers to steal data stored on hard drives when a user ...
GlobalSign announces technology partnership with IoT firm Xage Security  Moneycontrol.comGMO, a global Certificate Authority (CA) and provider of identity and security solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), announced a technology partnership with ...
BJP national security pakistan narendra modi  The Indian ExpressThe BJP has, predictably, pinned all its hopes on creating hype about our endangered national security. No one can miss the total break between Narendra ...
Cisco Issues 31 Mid-April Security Alerts  Dark ReadingA busy month for Cisco router owners got busier yesterday when the networking giant introduced 31 new advisories and alerts. These announcements came on ...
Black Columbia Student’s Confrontation With Security Becomes Flashpoint Over Racism on Campus  The New York TimesA video of Alexander McNab being pinned down by security officers is adding to a broader conversation about how students of color are treated at one of the ...
Free camera and save 15% on a SimpliSafe security system  CNETThe camera is a $99 value and the systems start at under $200.
SimpliSafe home security sale: save 15% and get a free camera  TechRadarSimpliSafe is offering 15% off and a free security camera when you purchase a home security system - but not for long.
Cyber-security firm Verint hit by ransomware  ZDNetThe Israel offices of US cyber-security firm Verint have been hit by ransomware, according to a screenshot taken by a Verint employee that started circulating ...
The right way to do AI in security  TechCrunchArtificial intelligence applied to information security can engender images of a benevolent Skynet, sagely analyzing more data than imaginable and making ...
Ring's discounted security cameras and alarm system come with a free Echo Dot  Android CentralAmazon is offering big savings and a free Echo Dot on your purchase of nearly anything Ring makes right now!
Dem. Sen. rejects party's border cuts, urges more security  OneNewsNowSen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) is asking the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) for reinforcement to heighten Arizona's border security while ...
White House and Congress Set to Spar Over Kushner Security Clearance  The Daily BeastThe White House would like to be in the room when Congressional investigators grill Carl Kline, the official who green-lit Jared Kushner's security clearance.
Breaking Down The Wipro Breach -- And What It Means For Supply Chain Security  ForbesYesterday, it emerged that Indian outsourcing consulting giant Wipro is investigating reports that its own internal IT systems have been hacked. Here's what ...
How Not to Acknowledge a Data Breach  Krebs on SecurityI'm not a huge fan of stories about stories, or those that explore the ins and outs of reporting a breach. But occasionally I feel obligated to publish such accounts ...
New Galaxy Note 8 update from Sprint brings April security patch  SamMobileNorth American carrier Sprint has released a new Galaxy Note 8 software update that bundles the April 2019 security patch. The update, which comes with ...
HP's Security Push: Sure Sense & Endpoint Security Controller  AnandTechAntivirus software is getting more robust, but so does malware. In a bid to make its PCs more secure, HP is introducing a set of hardware and software-based ...
Ad blocker firms rush to fix security bug  Naked SecurityAd blocker users beware: You might be vulnerable to a new attack revealed on Monday that enables hackers to compromise your browser.
Oracle Squashes 53 Critical Vulnerabilities in April Security Update  ThreatpostOverall Oracle patched 297 flaws across multiple product as part of its April security update.
In Jammu And Kashmir, VIP Security Becomes Flashpoint Between Cops, Babus  NDTV NewsThe police and the bureaucrats of Jammu and Kashmir are at loggerheads over a new order of the government that empowers babus to take a call on which VIP ...
All endpoint security tools eventually fail  BetaNewsThe endpoint is on the front line of the network security battle, but a new study from Absolute reveals that endpoint security tools and agents fail, reliably and ...
Climate Change: Our Greatest National Security Threat?  Just SecurityThe climate century is upon us: the earth is warming, humans are to blame, and we must take immediate action now to prepare for climate change's massively ...
Galaxy A8 Star updated with April 2019 security patch  SamMobileAnother Galaxy smartphone is now being treated to the April 2019 security patch. Samsung has released an update for the Galaxy A8 Star in India, Nepal, and ...
UN Security Council condemns Taliban offensive as a blow against 'sustainable peace'  UN NewsThe United Nations Security Council has condemned the announcement by Taliban militants in Afghanistan of its spring offensive, saying it will result in more ...
Samsung now rolling out April security patch for the Galaxy S10  SamMobileAt long last, Samsung has released this month's security update for the Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10e and Galaxy S10+. The update, which is making the rounds in ...
Superyacht Security: The 10 Best Ways To Protect From Pirates And Paparazzi  ForbesFrom drone defense systems, Laser shields and Armored Escape Pods, these are the best options to protect your family and guests. And now with piracy ...
Livingstone College security officers rush to help baby in distress  Qcity metroThe officers are credited with helping to save the life of a three-month-old child on campus Monday. Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window) · Click to ...
Security weakness in popular VPN clients  Naked SecurityNumerous enterprise VPN clients could be vulnerable to a potentially serious security weakness that could be used to spoof access by replaying a user's ...
How to use your Android phone as a two-factor authentication security key  The VergeGoogle added a new way to verify your logins this week: using your Android phone as a physical security key for two-factor authentication. You should be using ...
How maximum security inmates took on Cambridge in a debate about nuclear weapons — and won  The Washington PostIn 2015, the inmates at Eastern New York Correctional Facility took on and defeated the team from Harvard University.
Oracle security warning: Customers told to patch ASAP to swat 297 bugs  ZDNetUpdate addresses multiple flaws that can be remotely exploited without user credentials.
CHEAP: Protect your family with Ring’s 15-piece home security kit for just $300  The Next WebNot long ago, getting your hands on a decent automated home security system was an almost impossible task – at least for those who didn't have a few ...
Report: Saudi Arabia, Iraq to cooperate on security and intelligence  Israel HayomSaudi Arabia and Iraq have agreed to cooperate in security and intelligence matters, Saudi-owned Al Arabiya television cited Iraqi Foreign Minister Mohammed ...
Under Trump, immigration enforcement dominates Homeland Security mission  Washington PostBuilt on a hill in Southeast Washington, the new $5 billion headquarters of the Department of Homeland Security has a commanding view of the nation's capital, ...
Will 5G play a role in IoT security?  ZDNetThreats abound for connected devices as carriers prepare for next-generation of wireless mobile communications.
Internet Explorer security flaw allows hackers to steal files  EngadgetMicrosoft's Internet Explorer has a longstanding reputation for poor security, but it's now bad enough that you could be attacked just by having it on your PC....
The Works with Ring program unites your smart devices and home security system  Android CentralThe new program even lets you do stuff like connect smart locks directly to the cameras overlooking your home so you can control everything on the fly.
Justdial Claims Plugging Data Leak Disputed By Security Researcher  Inc42 MediaJustdial's user data has been stored in an unsecured manner since 2015. An independent security researcher discovered the loophole.
Google turns your Android phone into a security key  TechCrunchYour Android phone could soon replace your hardware security key to provide two-factor authentication access to your accounts. As the company announced at ...
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