TorrentLocker Virus – Removal Instructions

TorrentLocker is destructive computer malware which downloads and installs itself on user computers without their permission. TorrentLocker is a dangerous computer virus that should be removed from your computer immediately. The steps outlined at the bottom of this page will help you remove TorrentLocker completely from your system. Our team has worked hard to test and find the easiest and best way to remove TorrentLocker virus. TorrentLocker will show up on the PC as a pop-up and may not go Continue Reading

Java Is Becoming A Constant Security Issue

Java is an extremely common software that is used around the world by thousands of people. If you keep up with tech news, you probably know that the Java platform is also particularly insecure. Recently, the insecurity was found to be such a threat that the United States Department of Homeland security has instructed people who have it installed on their computer to have it disabled. Apple also responded to the security threat by having the Java plug-in blocked on their OS X. The Main Continue Reading

Google Awards $60,000 to Finder of Chrome Security Flaw

Google has for several years awarded lots of money to individuals who find security flaws in their Chrome web browser. The reason for offering awards is simply to encourage honest computer experts to find flaws in Chrome that may otherwise be discovered by malicious hackers. Google just awarded $60,000 to someone who goes by the name of "Pinkie Pie", for finding a security flaw in Chrome. The security flaw in question was considered to be a very critical flaw and therefore deserves the $60,000 Continue Reading

Firefox 16 Security Flaw Fixed

Mozilla, the company behind Firefox, released a safe version of Firefox 16 after a recent major security flaw discovered in the initial release of the software. Mozilla said in a statement on its blog that the security flaw discovered in Firefox 16 would have allowed malicious websites to view previous websites that visitors had viewed as well as URL parameters. The URL parameters flaw is a major concern. The ability for a malicious website to view previously visited websites of its visitors, Continue Reading

InMotion Hosting Hacked Causing the Defacement Of Numerous Websites

InMotion Hosting, a company based in California, was hacked on Sunday September 25th, 2011, causing the defacement of numerous websites which were hosted with InMotion. The hack involved the insertion of an index.php file onto a large majority of InMotion's servers, causing websites to contain a message from those who performed the hack. The defacement contained a simple black background page which stated that the website was hacked by a known hacker based out of Bangladesh. The index.php Continue Reading

Security Certificate Company Diginotar To Close

Diginotar, a certificate authority (CA), has declared voluntary bankruptcy and will close its business after a major hacking attack. The company was the victim of a security breach in which fake security certificates were issued, allowing for fake websites to pose as legitimate ones. Certificate Authorities are responsible for ensuring that a website is in fact the real one. A hacker who goes by the name of ComodoHacker has claimed responsibility for the Diginotar security breach. He has also Continue Reading

3 Things You Should Do To Make Your Website More Secure

Is your website secure? You should always check and confirm that your website is safe for visitors and that any security loopholes are closed. This past week it was reported that GoDaddy is hosting hundreds of compromised websites. The htaccess files associated with each hacked website were causing any visitors to automatically redirect to a website containing malware. What is scary is the fact that there were hundreds of GoDaddy account holders who were completely unaware of that their site Continue Reading

Facebook Offers Money To Hackers Who Find Security Flaws

Is Facebook preparing for Anonymous? In an attempt to tighten up security Facebook would love it if you hack their site and then tell them exactly how you did it. As a matter of fact, they have already paid out more than $40,000 in their new “Bug Bounty” security campaign to make Facebook a safer site. When they launched this campaign three weeks ago inviting everyone to have them from security specialist to part time hackers. If the uncover any security holes Facebook will pay a Continue Reading

Anonymous Hackers Vow To Destroy Facebook On November 5th, 2011

Once again the hacker group Anonymous is back at work doing what they do best, attempting to hack another big name organization. This time they are not after a Government or News outlet, they are after the mother of all websites- Facebook! They have vowed to destroy Facebook on November 5, 2011. They are claiming Facebook’s privacy issues and major account deleting is what's behind their goal of destroying Facebook. This is not their first brush with a major web company, they recently had Continue Reading

Electronic Arts Becomes Another Gaming Giant To Fall Victim To Hackers

US video game giant Electronic Arts (EA) became the latest victim of a series of hacker attacks described as "highly sophisticated," of which other victims have been ranged from the Central Intelligence Agency to Sony. According to a report on EA's website, the hackers struck a computer network that had been hosting BioWare Edmonton's "Neverwinter Nights" game forums. EA stated that personal information of its users including their names, passwords, email addresses, birth dates, CD keys, and Continue Reading