Of late there as been a bit of trash talking passwords. Some claim they are on life support and will soon be obsolete. But in a world without passwords how can we secure our accounts? One answer is biometrics. Some familiar examples of biometrics are fingerprints or retinal scans. It’s genius, no more forgetting passwords, […]

The Emotet malware can use the victim’s browser’s network APIs to sniff out financial information going out from the victim’s computer. It is spread through phony bank transfer notice emails or phony bank invoice emails. So far the malware has targeted mainly banks in Germany, but other countries have been hit so it isn’t restricted to any […]

Google security engineer Tavis Ormandy has recently uncovered a vulnerability in Microsoft’s malware protection engine. This hole allows attackers to create a file that the products would scan and due to this scan, become disabled. Details on the contents of these malicious files hasn’t been disclosed but Ormandy hinted that the vulnerability involves the JavaScript Interpreter. An […]

Another serious vulnerability has been found in OpenSSL’s crypto library. This coming just on the heels of the Heartbleed nightmare. If you are running as a client you are vulnerable no matter the older version of OpenSSL, but servers are only vulnerable when running 1.0.1 and 1.0.2-beta1 – and in order for an attack to […]