It’s been 20 days since Apple released its Flashback trojan removal tool in April 13 which removed a trojan that exploited an un-patched Java flaw, but there remains confusion as to how successful the multi-vendor removal campaign has been.
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has been tackling tech giants Google and Apple during the past week for their “misleading” marketing campaigns, but is it neglecting the second largest scam in Australia?
European ‘hacker club’, the Chaos Computer Club, has claimed to have reverse engineered a sample of German authorities’ lawful intercept malware, Quellen-TKÜ, and found that besides eavesdropping on Skype conversations it also captures screenshots and logs keystrokes.
Enterprise product in the making and ‘loved’ by disbanded hacker group LulzSec.
The constant and very real threat of distributed denial of service
(DDoS) attacks aimed at headline grabbing “hacker” groups, such as
Lulz Security and Anonymous, have helped one tech start-up pick up new
Besides the fraudulent security certificates Dutch authority DigiNotar issued for Google.com, more were made for Yahoo.com, Mozilla.org, torproject.org, wordpress.org and an Iranian blogging platform, Baladin, according to a Dutch report.
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