Blizzard Entertainment’s update to the mega-popular Diablo game franchise hit a major snag over the weekend, after users started peppering support boards and the company with reports of raided accounts, missing virtual “gold” and mysterious new friends.
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Spammers have jumped on the latest social media craze: the photo sharing site Pinterest. And they’re being helped out by new, automated spam toolkits designed to exploit the fast growing new social network.
The Federal Bureau of Investigation has become increasingly concerned over the usage of the mostly-anonymous payment network Bitcoin by hackers and cybercriminals, according to an unclassified report obtained by Wired this week.
Just fewer than 10 percent of websites serve some sort of malicious purpose, with an additional nine percent of sites being characterized as “suspicious” by Zscaler in a new research report.
Anti malware company Symantec released its threat report for 2011 on Monday. Buried in the dry statistics about the number of Web based attacks and malicious programs detected during the year are some surprising facts. Among them: religious-themed Web sites are among the dirtiest on the Internet.
The Obama Administration joined the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA) debate yesterday when a senior State Department advisor told The Guardian that the White House opposed the controversial bill.
There is a new Zeus Trojan variant that is targeting the Canadian human resources and payroll service provider, Ceridian.
Privacy and security are not the top concerns for Google’s Larry Page, at least if the CEO’s most recent message to investors is any indication.
A study by researchers at Carnegie Mellon University has concluded that Chinese social media sites are deleting messages with content that might be construed as controversial by the Communist Party – the first conclusive evidence that state censorship extends to social media sites like Sina Weibo, the popular micro blogging Web site that many have likened to a Chinese Twitter.
Facebook issued a video warning to its hundreds of millions of users on Thursday about the dangers of adware programs that lure users with promises of special features.