Question: My Gmail account got hacked. What is the best protection? Answer: Our analysis shows that your account was compromised by an IP from Nigeria. Though we’re not sure how your gmail got hacked, a good guess would be you had a weak password. If so, the best protection is to use separate passwords for [...]
South Korea has been hit by a rash of cyber attacks caused by malicious code. Three broadcasting companies and two banks had their networks taken down and harddrives erased. Though there is no proof, sources believe the attacks were launched by North Korea.
NBC.com was hacked and malicious code was placed on the homepage that looks for exploits on your browser (through plug-ins such as Adobe Acrobat and Java, as well as, iframe script.) When browsing the web, users should take care in viewing pages with exploitable code. The hack known as Citadel is downloaded onto a victim’s [...]
Malicious code is not always hidden in web page scripts or unusual file formats. Attackers may corrupt types of files that you would recognize and typically consider safe, so you should take precautions when opening files from other people. What types of files can attackers corrupt? An attacker may be able to insert malicious code [...]