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Facebook says it was hacked, no data compromised

(AP) – Facebook Inc. says it was the target of hackers but no user information was compromised during the attack.


The latest cyberthreat coming to your inbox

Criminals are spamming out a malware via email, posing as an e-ticket from British Airways. The email looks genuine. Those behind the attack appear to have taken a real email from British Airways and simply […]


New virus linked to Stuxnet found

(AP) – Computer security firm Kaspersky says it has discovered a new batch of malicious software linked to the infrastructure-wrecking Stuxnet virus. In a statement Thursday the Moscow-based company said it had found a virus […]


Olympic malware poses as US Women's Gymnastics scandal video

Security blogger/tech consultant Graham Cluley posts about a new malware campaign that’s taking advantage of interest in the Olympics. The emails have a subject line designed to entice sports fans into opening the messages:  “Huge […]


How to explain phishing to Grandma

Have you ever had to explain phishing to your Grandma? Are you tech support for friends and family? If so, then the “Sophos Threatsaurus” is just the free book to give to them. This one-minute […]


Fake Groupon discount emails carry malware

As reported by security blogger Graham Cluley on the Naked Security blog, cyber-criminals have spammed out malware, attached to emails claiming to be related to discounts for offers on Groupon. The emails have misspellings and […]


Microsoft patches released today

Chester Wisniewski, a senior IT security advisor at Sophos Canada has posted on the Naked Security website that Microsoft has today released a batch of fixes for its products, as it usually does on the […]


Charter flight reservation emails carry dangerous malware payload

Security blogger Graham Cluley posted this warning about the latest spam/malware attack that arrives in your email with the subject, “Charter flight reservation.” Ok, so if you’re not traveling you probably won’t be fooled. Nevertheless, […]


Malware may knock thousands off Internet on Monday

(AP) – The warnings about the Internet problem have been splashed across Facebook and Google. Internet service providers have sent notices, and the FBI set up a special website. But tens of thousands of Americans […]


Tech News Today

KFWB’s Phil Hulett and Penny Griego have today’s most important tech news in this report: Apple computers infected with malware How to unlock your iPhone More details about those Google Glasses The host of the […]