Security researchers found out that a new malware that has the same feature as the Zeus malware is capable of turning an ordinary malware into a worm. Since both Zeus and SpyEye code can now be used by cyber-criminals, the world believes that there will be more hackers, who are going to attempt to steal financial and other data.
Facebook succeeds in some security praise with their proposal about the changes to privacy settings. It looks as that Google has implemented it like terribly much like what Google has implemented the Google+. The inline privacy controls is going to make it easier for users to tell, which can be seen by someone.
In an additional win for privacy, Apple denounced the global device identifier for its application developers. Although the capability will still remains in the approaching iOS 5, Apple suggested that the developer should stop using the identifier to find out track what users are doing as the feature is going to be removed sine they are getting a lot of complaints about the application.
After researchers acknowledge, the class of Web cookies that has the capability of staying long in the computer despite users clearing the cache. Microsoft said that they have removed that feature from MSN.com. Based on some reports, the cookies could still appear after it got deleted. The respawn cookie can result to a “supercookie”, which could continue checking on the users even though the users did not wish to be tracked
Unauthorized Web surfer tracking is the main concern of two plaintiffs, who accuses Comscore of spying on them. The software is also said to be not viable to be deleted once that it got installed. Based on the filed lawsuit, it is impossible to know when the software got installed in the computer.
Apache assures the development of a patch that would fix the vulnerability issue on its Web server software, allowing remote attackers to overwork the server’s CPU and memory resources until it could not handle anymore. The company assumes that the patch can be delivered “within 96 hours” because a Perl script that can launch the denial of service attack got posted on the “full disclosure” mailing catalog. The fault already recognized within several years. However, no one did anything to fix it.
To prove that the hackers under the Anonymous banner is not the ones, who are causing too many troubles online as The Hacker12 also breaks into unchartered territories.