Tag: press

  • The oracle strikes again – “Browser OS” threats start to appear

    Moving on from the social networking issues we outlined in the past couple of weeks, after following the predictions, and their materialization (here, here, here in the announcement of Gmail offline, here, and here), we can already see the “Browser OS”, as we dubbed it in our annual threat and predictions report, begin to materialize […]

  • Fighting an infection vector with new standards – ClickJacking

    If you haven’t heard yet, the newest version of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 8 (RC1) have been endowed with support for “Anti-Clickjacking” (for more background on clickjacking, check out: http://ha.ckers.org/blog/20080915/clickjacking/). This new feature is basically an implementation for a new header (X-FRAME-OPTIONS) that is returned from a server which defines the scope of “netsing” that is […]

  • BlueHat post on the state of web security

    I’ve been asked to contribute once again to the Microsoft BlueHat blog, and have written a quick “state of the web security” post. Check it out, and as always, feel free to comment or discuss whether in agreement or not. The post is located here. Cheers.

  • Gear up – predictions for 2009 has begun to materialize

    How about answering email messages when you are not online? Easy, right? But, if you are using a webmail account that used to be a problem; so was reading unopened messages or older messages in your inbox. Well, not anymore, Gmail Goes Offline! The AIRC annual threat report with the 2009 predictions could not have […]

  • What’s been on people’s minds lately?

    As we have been predicting (and following during 2008), the criminal’s mind is very much attuned to public mind. The current issues that everyone (well, at least a lot of us) has been dealing with are the current economical situation, and what president Obama is going to do about it. Without fail, eCriminals have been […]