Facebook begins notifying DNSChanger victims.
The partnership between Facebook’s Product Security Team and the DNSChanger Working Group aims to reach out to the tens of thousands of users still infected with the DNSChanger malware, as they risk losing Internet connectivity on July 9, 2012 when the temporary severs maintaining the infrastructure will be shut down.
Millions of LinkedIn passwords reportedly leaked.Although not yet confirmed by the business-networking website, it is being widely speculated that over six million passwords belonging to LinkedIn users have been compromised.
Beware Remove your Facebook Timeline scams.Not everyone is a fan of Facebook’s Timeline feature. And that’s a fact of which spammers and scammers are happy to take advantage.
How long would it take to crack your password?
The time it takes to crack a password is the only true measure of its worth.
Not whether it has a minimum of x or a maximum of y characters, not whether it’s got blah-blah amount of numbers, not whether it includes your frou-frou leetspeak ch@r@ct3rs, not whether it contains the verboten from lists of taboo words.
Free Sophos Anti-Virus app for your Android [Resource].To help you better safeguard your Android phone and tablet, Sophos just published Sophos Mobile Security for Android in Google Play. Oh, and it’s free!
4 Key Security Setups To Safely Connect To Public Wireless Networks.Many people believe that visiting obscure websites or downloading files from illegal sources is the only real security risk when going online. While such behavior certainly increases your risk of catching a malware infection, it’s not the only way to get into trouble. One other major safety hazard is using public wireless networks. In this article you will find key security precautions you should take before connecting to a public wireless network, whether or not it is secured.
July 9: Doomsday for Your PC or Mac If It Has This Malware.A trojan that hijacks how your computer accesses the Internet could cut off thousands of machines this summer.If you suspect you’re infected, go to the DNS Changer Check-Up website, which should let you know if your computer’s DNS is working properly. Should your machine test positive, an organization called the DNS Changer Working Group has a list of anti-virus tools for cleaning it up. The FBI has an even more comprehensive to-do list.
How to Lockdown Your Facebook Account For Maximum Privacy and Security.Our goal was to create a guide that Facebook users could reference to help them set up their privacy and security controls quickly, easily and appropriate for their comfort level of sharing.
Safeguard Your Device With Lookout Mobile Security [Android].
Lookout Mobile Security is one of the top antivirus and device tracking solutions for Android. It has a proud spot on our Best Android Apps page, and we’ve given it some coverage as part of our MakeUseOf directory. However, today I’d like to take you deeper than ever before, and really show you the different parts of the app and how it takes care of your device security.
Encrypt Your Web Browsing With HTTPS Everywhere [Firefox].
Encryption ensures no one can eavesdrop on your web browsing. Whether you’re searching on Google, browsing Wikipedia or sending private messages on Facebook, your information is sent in the clear if you’re not using encryption.