Category Archives: Security

Dropbox blames employee account breach for spam attack

  Dropbox said Tuesday one of its employee’s accounts was compromised, leading to a raft of spam last month that irritated users of the cloud-storage service. A stolen password was used to access the employee’s account, which contained “a project document with user email addresses,” Dropbox engineer Aditya Agarwal wrote on the company’s blog. “We […]

Hackers always eyes on Social Networking Sites

    Imagine this: When you are on going through your Facebook wall, you note that some of your friends have uploaded a link to an application that claims to reveal who visits your profile and how famous you are, just by clicking on it. However, when you realise that this seemingly innocuous activity might […]

How to Reset the IE Content Adviser Password

Click on the Download button below to download the   Reset_Content_Adviser_Password_kartook   Steps to start : A) Click on Save, and save the .zip file to the desktop. B) Open the .zip file and extract the .reg file to the desktop. C) Right click the .reg file (On Desktop) and click on Merge. D) Click […]

Cyber thieves to target mobile apps in future

  In a recent case reported in Ahmedabad, a company that developed applications was struck by data thieves – who were, in fact, the company’s former employees. A group of four employees had suddenly quit one day, citing different reasons. A month later, the owner of the company discovered the theft when he noticed that […]

YouTube unveils face-blurring tool

  Video website YouTube unveiled on Wednesday a way for users to automatically blur human faces in videos they upload, a feature that would help protect the identities of political dissidents, YouTube parent Google Inc said. Once known more as a repository for fuzzy, home-made cat videos, YouTube has become a growing destination for slick, […]

Passwords hack: Yahoo fixes security glitch

    Yahoo has announced that it has fixed a glitch in its security software that allowed hackers access to 450,000 email addresses and passwords. In a statement on the company blog, a Yahoo spokesman said the firm has deployed additional security measures for its affected users. “Yahoo recently confirmed that an older file containing […]

Nvidia: 400,000 coded passwords may have been hit

  US semiconductor  maker  Nvidia Corp. says up to 400,000 users of its forums have had their encrypted passwords compromised in attacks dating back to early July. It’s the latest in a stream of data thefts which has hit major  Internet  companies over the past few weeks. Search provider Yahoo, networking sites LinkedIn and FormSpring, […]