Top 5 Security Topic in September that Not to be Missed

September had gone and these are the highlights of the month. Why am I writing this? Well, I am sure not everyone will aware of all the security news and issues. As a result, you might had missed some of the important ones that you should not miss.

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So what’s the highlights of September that are not to be missed?

#5 – Facebook is going to charge again

Facebook with the new interface changed gave a chance to cyber crooks out there to create rumors where Facebook is going to charge. This of course is not the first time, but sure they made up something more by creating as well the subscription package to make it more real. [Full story]

#4 – Scarlett Johansson’s iPhone stolen together with private pictures

Who does not want to see Scarlett Johansson’s private photo? Well, I’m sure many of the guys out there had their hands down. This is not a scam because there could be that her private photo is up. However, do take note that you are not the one hosting those images as she is going to take any legal action against those who do so. [Full story]

#3 – Trojan in Mac flash player installer

The invisible Mac is long gone and every month, cyber crooks never stop to create something to harm those Mac users. This time around, the flash player’s installer for Mac is bundled with Trojan. Buy 1 free 1, what a deal. If you are one of the Mac users, be sure only download the installer from the official site. [Full story]

#2 – DigiNotar goes Bankrupt right after the hack

Just a single hack is sufficient to knock DigiNotar CA off the PKI market. Getting a company into bankrupt is not so difficult isn’t it? ComodoHacker, the person behind the hack also released a piece of news where GlobalSign CA is also affected by the hack. [Full story]

#1 – BEAST is the new beast in IT security

The new beast is already on the IT security segment where it had already begun compromising millions of Paypal accounts. The worst thing is, it is not the end. If you are not too sure how to protect yourself against BEAST, do check out the full story. [Full story]

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  1. Julie Hayes says:

    Rumors has spread that Facebook is going to charge its users, I’m happy that the rumors is not true.

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