Tagged : hacking

25 Jun

Flame & Stuxnet: From Viruses to Cyperweapons

by Nadim Rifai

Part 1: Stuxnet. Malware, viruses, cyber threats generally are getting more and more sophisticated and now there is that other threat, the new kid on the digital block – ‘cyber-weapons’. How much do you actually know about these?  There was a media, technology, security, and political frenzy over the recently discovered Flame and Stuxnet viruses, […]

03 Nov

Sheep Have Never Been So Scary: Firesheep Exposes Major Security Gaps in Prominent Websites

by Brian Wesolowski

On a lot of major website, we start by logging in using our username and password. In an earlier post, I shared some findings on how to make your password stronger. So, armed with a strong password, you should feel secure after logging in, right? Don’t be so sure. A recently developed application has exposed […]

24 Aug

How Strong is Your Password?

by Brian Wesolowski

If you are like me, you probably have about 3-4 different passwords that you use for you multiple online accounts. You use any variation of these for you your Gmail, Facebook, online baking, Twitter or news website subscriptions. Sometimes you forget which of your passwords you entered for a particular site, but if you work […]