Monday, October 7, 2013

Facebook's new Graph Search features create phishing wonderland | TechHive

Facebook has announced new changes to the way Graph Search discovers information, including the fact that status updates, photos, check-ins, and comments are now included in search results. This new stream of information offers criminals developing phishing campaigns all-new attack surfaces to exploit. Read more

The 7 best crime-fighting features of iOS 7 | PC World

Fortunately, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system is so secure, it's even converted our nation’s law enforcement brass into iOS 7 fans. And while protecting your device may not be as fun as personalizing your iTunes Radio station, I urge you to implement these seven security features. Read more

Friday, October 4, 2013

Hefty price premium awaits early DDR4 memory adopters | PCWorld

With new DDR4 memory, computers will be faster next year but users will likely pay a premium on the price of the technology. Read more

New proof-of-concept tool detects stealthy malware hiding in graphics cards | PCWorld

As anti-virus solutions become more robust and Microsoft becomes better at plugging Windows vulnerabilities, malware designers have to get more creative about attacking PCs and servers. One wide-open avenue of attack: hardware components like graphics and network cards. Yes, you read that right. Read more

Thursday, October 3, 2013

NSA admits employees spied on husbands, boyfriends, and girlfriends | PCWorld

Employees of the U.S. National Security Agency spied on "unfaithful" husbands, boyfriends and girlfriends using surveillance technology of the agency, according to a letter from the NSA to a U.S. Senator. Read more