Monthly Archives: September 2011

No Even Your Smartphone Isn’t Safe from Hackers

No Even Your Smartphone Isn’t Safe from Hackers

September 29, 2011

If you thought that you only needed virus protection software on your computer or laptop, then think again. Computer security companies are now starting to offer smartphone protection to concerned customers as the rising fad of cell phone hacking (mainly on celebrity phones) is becoming a more feared threat. McAfee recently released a 3-in-1 protection […]

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Japan’s Biggest Defense Contractor Breached by Hackers

Japan’s Biggest Defense Contractor Breached by Hackers

September 20, 2011

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, the largest defense contractor in Japan, has just acknowledged that a plethora of its servers and PCs have been infected with malware. However, the company did deny that any confidential information that may have been stored in these systems was, in fact, stolen.

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Intel Develops Solar-Powered Processor

Intel Develops Solar-Powered Processor

September 15, 2011

Nearly every technological company out there these days is doing its best to make the technologies we use every day more energy efficient. Well, Intel is on the right track as the company only needs a solar cell the size of a postage stamp to power a computer processor. Intel debuted this technology at its […]

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Digital Certificates Pulled Due to Hacking Threat

Digital Certificates Pulled Due to Hacking Threat

September 7, 2011

Digital certificates that were released by GlobalSign have come under recent fire after claims from a hacker stated that he broke into the company’s computer systems. If this is true then this would be the second time a compromise like this has been uncovered in the last couple of weeks.

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Hackers Break Into Linux’s Kernel.org

Hackers Break Into Linux’s Kernel.org

September 1, 2011

If you are a Linux fan and user then the term “hacker” isn’t always a bad thing. Linux users know that there are two different kinds of hackers out there. The first is the kind that develops free software like the Linux kernel, the other is the one that breaks into your computer, steals your identity and racks up huge credit card charges. Unfortunately, the bad hackers hit the good hackers earlier this month.

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