Heartbleed bug: Check which sites have been patched

Heartbleed bug: Check which sites have been patched

CCRadmin Technology News

We compiled a list of the top 100 sites across the Web, and checked to see if the Heartbleed bug was patched. The Heartbleed bug is serious. Disclosed less than two days ago, the Heartbleed bug has sent sites and services across the Internet into patch mode. For an in-depth explanation of what exactly Heartbleed is, and what it does, …

Pair of PC viruses help each other survive

Pair of PC viruses help each other survive

CCRadmin Microsoft News, Technology News

Two computer viruses that collaborate are proving hard to clean from infected PCs, Microsoft research suggests. The pair of viruses foil removal by regularly downloading updated versions of their malware partner. The novel versions are usually unknown to anti-virus programs which let the malicious programs persist. Once present on a PC, the viruses let thieves take over a machine so …

Webcams taken over by hackers

WEBCAM SAFETY TIPS. Webcams taken over by hackers.

CCRadmin Technology News

Webcams should be covered when not in use because hackers could be using them to spy on people, a charity advises. Childnet International says webcams should be disconnected when not in use, and teenagers should not leave webcams in bedrooms or other private areas. A BBC Radio 5 live investigation found sites where hackers exchanged pictures and videos of people captured on …

BlackBerry Z10 incurs ‘critical’ security warning

CCRadmin Mobile

The first flagship BlackBerry 10 smartphone contains a “critical” bug that could allow hackers to crack into the device and pilfer files and data. BlackBerry has issued a security advisory notice to those who have bought its flagship Z10 touchscreen smartphone — the first BlackBerry 10 device to launch following the company’s bid for revival, back in February. The advisory, which was issued …