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MWC 2013: Huawei and LG smartphones with Firefox OS

To manufacturers of smartphones that are running Firefox OS are added two more – Huawei and LG. The exhibition MWC resource CNet said on the stand operator Telefonica had two devices from these companies. Unfortunately, no data on the characteristics or even the names of these gadgets is...
MWC 2013: Huawei and LG smartphones with Firefox OS

MWC 2013: Lenovo unveiled tablets S6000, A3000 and A1000 with Jelly Bean

Lenovo has announced three tablet called S6000, A3000 and A1000. The first of these is the 10-inch model, and the second and third – 7-inch. They work under the operating system Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.



S6000 has a 10.1-inch IPS-display with a resolution of 1280×800 pixels and a...
MWC 2013: Lenovo unveiled tablets S6000, A3000 and A1000 with Jelly Bean

MWC 2013: Caterpillar release fortified smartphone

Caterpillar has developed the theme “neubivaemoy” smartphones and prepares to start selling the new model – CAT B15. Like its predecessor, CAT B10 , has a new degree of protection IP67, which means it can be immersed in water to a depth of 1 meter for some time and is fully...
MWC 2013: Caterpillar release fortified smartphone

MWC 2013: The new Kaspersky Mobile Security Anti-phishing and SMS-free basic version

“Kaspersky Lab” has announced a new version of Kaspersky Mobile Security – security solution for smartphones on the platform Android. The product offers new tools: “SMS Anti-Phishing” for checking suspicious links in text messages, and “Alarm” (Siren) to...
MWC 2013: The new Kaspersky Mobile Security Anti-phishing and SMS-free basic version

MWC 2013: Smartphone i-mate Intelegent runs on Windows 8 Pro

MWC 2013 presented a very interesting mobile device called Intelegent from manufacturer i-mate, once known in this country with their cell phones and smartphones. The operating system it uses is not Android or Windows Phone 8, as one would expect but a full Windows 8 Pro, which allows you to run...
MWC 2013: Smartphone i-mate Intelegent runs on Windows 8 Pro

Google is working on a new web-protocol to replace the UDP

Google Chrome, probably already support this new protocol, however, test it is not yet possible. Web-developer Francois Beaufort (Fran├žois Beaufort) reported that Google Chrome Team is now working on a new web-protocol QUIC replacement UDP. Details of the company does not disclose, however,...
Google is working on a new web-protocol to replace the UDP

Dr.Web: Mass hacking Linux-based servers by Linux.Sshdkit

Russian producer of anti-virus protection of information – “Doctor Web” – conducted an investigation into hacking web-servers that run on the operating system Linux. According to experts, one way of stealing passwords on servers based on Linux is a Trojan called...
Dr.Web: Mass hacking Linux-based servers by Linux.Sshdkit

Trend Micro research and ISACA - APT-attack a real threat to economic stability.

Trend Micro research and ISACA found that this type of attack is a real threat to economic stability. According to a survey of more than 1,500 experts in the field of information security found that only one of the five companies at least once been the victim APT-attack, but 63% of respondents...
Trend Micro research and ISACA - APT-attack a real threat to economic stability.

Facebook reported on a successful "complex" hacker attack

According to Facebook, the social network has undergone a “complex” attack by unknown hackers. Moreover, as reported in the blog of the incident was identified back in January of this year. Any sensitive data of users, according to Facebook, were not compromised. Social networking...
Facebook reported on a successful "complex" hacker attack

Adobe releases emergency updates for Reader

This week, Adobe plans to release emergency patch for two critical zero-day vulnerabilities in the program Adobe Reader. The vulnerability is already being used by fraudsters. The first vulnerability is contained in the version of Reader for Windows, OS X and Linux. Second vulnerability for...
Adobe releases emergency updates for Reader

The end of official support for Windows 7 without service pack

Microsoft released Windows 7 in October 2009, about three and a half years ago – and to the surprise of many, the first version of Windows 7 will soon be deprived of official support fromMicrosoft. Even more surprising is that this happens even earlier than the Support for Windows XP. How...
The end of official support for Windows 7 without service pack

A council to improve SSL connections

Largest Certification decided to unite their efforts in order to strengthen the security of web-connections and create a Certificate Authority Security Council, CASC. “We decided that SSL needs a leader” – sends word Darkreading representative DigiCert Jeremy Rowley (Jeremy...
A council to improve SSL connections

Vulnerability in iOS 6.1 allows iPhone to be compromised through the lock screen

By manipulating a few emergency calls and the power button, the user can gain access to the interface of the phone. One of the users of the service under the name videosdebarraquito YouTube posted a video instruction Bypass lock screen on iPhone 5 running iOS versions 6.1, 6.0.2 and 6.0.1. As...
Vulnerability in iOS 6.1 allows iPhone to be compromised through the lock screen

Rumors: Hewlett-Packard will release Android-tablets and smartphones

Refusing webOS, Hewlett-Packard still try again to prove itself in the promising market of tablets and smartphones. According to ReadWrite, soon American manufacturer announced one of the first Android-tablet hardware platform NVIDIA Tegra 4. As reported ReadWrite, the corporation is...
Rumors: Hewlett-Packard will release Android-tablets and smartphones

ARM: Android-smartphones and tablets to cost $100

According to the Executive Director of ARM Dipesh Patel, the price remains the main obstacle holding back the growth in popularity of tablets and smartphones running Android. «Should offer more affordable device,” – says Patel. “Only five out of the seven billion people...
ARM: Android-smartphones and tablets to cost $100

VMware eliminated privilege escalation vulnerability

According to developers, the breach involves products such as ESX Server, Workstation, Fusion and View. According to the post of developers of virtualization software from VMware, in products such companies as ESX Server, Workstation, Fusion and View a dangerous vulnerability was...
VMware eliminated privilege escalation vulnerability

Advertising TDoS-attack on public forums

Attackers have posted a net advertising and pricing of services. Until recently, an attacker wishing to embark on cybercrime but does not have the necessary knowledge, looking for ways to get to the private specialized forums on topics of interest to him and watch “sit” in the chat...
Advertising TDoS-attack on public forums

"Doctor Web" warned of a new form of Internet fraud

Registered on dating sites scammers get money from their victims. Russian company “Doctor Web” warned users about a new form of fraud that has become particularly popular at the end of last year. Become victims of malicious single women registered on sites dating. According to...
"Doctor Web" warned of a new form of Internet fraud

Websense: The number of malicious web-sites has increased by 600%

85% of the malicious sites hosted on legitimate web-resources. As the researchers at Websense find that in 2012, the number of malicious sites has increased by almost 600% and exceeded 100 million Most of the attacks were directed at legitimate popular sites, forcing researchers to change...
Websense: The number of malicious web-sites has increased by 600%

Adobe Reader zero-day vulnerability

Popular Adobe Reader software was detected with a zero day vulnerability which allows you to execute arbitrary code on the target system. Reported by FireEye, who happened to encounter with an infected PDF-document capable of compromising computers based on Windows. When trying to open a...
Adobe Reader zero-day vulnerability

Microsoft plans to release a software package Microsoft Office for Linux

Microsoft has released a new package of Microsoft Office 2013, so it can concentrate on creating a product that can work not just on Windows. Sources claim that Microsoft has already started work on a new software package Microsoft Office for OS kernel Linux. There is also speculation that...
Microsoft plans to release a software package Microsoft Office for Linux

Microsoft Security Essential once again named the worst anti-virus program

Company Dennis Technology Labs has evaluated eight major antivirus software, giving them the rating in two categories – accuracy and security. Free antivirus software Microsoft Security Essential (MSE) has once again proved the inability to adequately protect your computer. Dennis...
Microsoft Security Essential once again named the worst anti-virus program

11-year-old hacker stole data of participants of online-game

According to BBC, researchers at antivirus company AVG highlighted programs designed to steal virtual currency. The study, written by experts experienced “amateur” malicious code that was used to steal data. As it turns out, the author of the code was a child. Researchers reported...
11-year-old hacker stole data of participants of online-game

Hackers have stolen $11 million from clients of Visa

Organized group of cyber criminals stole about $11 million in the last days of 2012 as reported by KrebsOnSecurity. According to sources of financial institutions and law enforcement agencies for the first time hackers have proved New Year’s Day in 2012. To withdraw money from at least a...
Hackers have stolen $11 million from clients of Visa

A critical vulnerability in routers of D-Link

Security researcher Michael Messner (Michael Messner) has encountered a critical vulnerability in the wireless router of D-Link (model DIR-600 and DIR-300). Data can be breached by malicious people to compromise a vulnerable system. Fears of an expert is that on successful exploitation potential...
A critical vulnerability in routers of D-Link

Oracle has eliminated 50 vulnerabilities in Java

The manufacturer also re eliminated zero-day vulnerability that is fixed in the past month. Oracle is under pressure from the international information security community has released an update to Java 7 Update 13 vulnerabilities which actively exploited by hackers. Company has removed a total...
Oracle has eliminated 50 vulnerabilities in Java

Fortinet: Cybercriminals offer Crime-as-a-Service

According to the company report, the attackers are trying to create a clear structure for the organization of cybercriminals. Fortinet introduced the report «Fortinet 2013 Cybercrime Report», which focuses on the transition to a new level of cybercriminals. Thus, attackers use a business model...
Fortinet: Cybercriminals offer Crime-as-a-Service

McAfee has detected a new version of the Trojan Citadel

Experts suggest that the spread of malware was done by a group of hackers named «Poetry Group». Experts of the company McAfee stated that Trojan Citadel, whose main task is stealing financial information of victims, is being used to attack a certain number of organizations in Europe and Japan....
McAfee has detected a new version of the Trojan Citadel

Untethered jailbreak for iOS 6.1

A group of hackers “evad3rs” announced the release of the informal version of the OS. According to the group of hackers calling themselves “evad3rs”, in the public domain appeared to untether iOS 6.x. Unofficial version of the operating system Apple is available for...
Untethered jailbreak for iOS 6.1

Vulnerability in TLS-protocol

Error in the TLS-protocol can be used to gain access to passwords and other personal information of users. Professor from University of London Kenny Patterson (Kenny Paterson) and academician Nadhem Alfardan (Nadhem Alfardan) discovered a new vulnerability in the TLS-protocols. This error, which...
Vulnerability in TLS-protocol