Some 2,300 individuals have been notified that they might become victims of identity thieves after a laptop and a personal hard drive belonging to an undercover officer of a Seattle sheriff's office has been stolen from her truck. According to Komo News, the stolen devices contain unencrypted sensitive information such as social security numbers (SSNs), drivers license … [Read more...] about Stolen laptop containing info on victims, suspects, witnesses, and police
Malware targeting mobile devices increased 163 percent in 2012, and the Android operating system was targeted by nearly 95 percent of mobile malware discovered in 2012. Source: http://www.darkreading.com/mobile-security/167901113/security/vulnerabilities/240152977/mobile-malwareup-163-percent-in-2012-study-says.html … [Read more...] about Mobile malware up 163 percent in 2012
A researcher uncovered a method to unlock Samsung Note II and Galaxy S III phones, the third similar bypass method revealed in recent weeks. Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Pop-Up-Browser-Flaw-Allows-Hackers-to-Bypass-Lock-Screen-on-Samsung-Phones-Video-336604.shtml … [Read more...] about Pop-up browser flaw allows hackers to bypass lock screen on Samsung phones – video.