August 14, 2012

Locking Down and Securing Your iPhone

Considering the rapid  proliferation of smartpones and tablets and the vast wealth of personal and financial data many of us store on them, it is increasingly important that we find ways of securing our mobile devices. With that in mind, we decided there was no better way to kick-off a series of security tutorials than with a short step by step video explaining simple ways of securing your iOS device.

Check Threatpost for more original videos moving forward

June 22, 2011
Trojans, viruses, worms: How does malware get on PCs and Macs?

Here’s the reality, for PCs and Macs:

  • The traditional labels for malware categories—viruses, worms, Trojans, and so on—aren’t nearly as meaningful as they were 10 years ago.
  • If you install security updates regularly, your risk of being affected by a drive-by download is virtually zero.
  • A very small number of malware families account for virtually all malware infections.
  • The overwhelming majority of malware is installed by the victim, who is fooled by social engineering.

Read on @ ZDNet

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June 2, 2011

Mikko Hypponen and Sean Sullivan from F-Secure discuss the reasons for up-ticks in instances of Mac-based Malware scams.

May 9, 2011
onethingwell:

1PasswordAnywhere is an incredibly handy HTML version of 1Password that lives in the application’s ‘Agile Keychain’ directory, which you can store in your Dropbox. So you can use 1Password on platforms unsupported by the app proper, like Linux.
Yes, it’s been available since 2009. Yes, I only just noticed it. Yes, I am kicking myself.

onethingwell:

1PasswordAnywhere is an incredibly handy HTML version of 1Password that lives in the application’s ‘Agile Keychain’ directory, which you can store in your Dropbox. So you can use 1Password on platforms unsupported by the app proper, like Linux.

Yes, it’s been available since 2009. Yes, I only just noticed it. Yes, I am kicking myself.

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May 6, 2011
How to Secure the iPhone and iPad for the Enterpri... - Trend Community

naveenthakur:

Enterprise security for iOS

May 3, 2011
This Mac rogue AV screenshot comes to us courtesy of Kaspersky Lab mobile malware expert Tim Armstrong:

This Mac rogue AV screenshot comes to us courtesy of Kaspersky Lab mobile malware expert Tim Armstrong:

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