27 December 2011

51 Items on an Admin’s Wish List for 2012

   With the New Year, it is time to start putting together our admin’s wish list for 2012. Anything goes for this list – new hardware or software for work, changes to procedures or offerings from vendors, geeky gadgets, and future tech.

Play Hard, Stay Safe

   You might think that you don't have to worry about security while playing games--after all, that activity is about as far from online banking as you can get--but as the PlayStation Network data breach last spring and the more recent hack into the servers of the Steam gaming platform both show, you are vulnerable, even when you're at play.

26 December 2011

'Anonymous' hackers target US security think tank

   Anonymous is claiming to have stolen 200GB worth of data, including e-mails and clients' credit card information, from a U.S.-based security think tank, the Associated Press reported today.

25 December 2011

Dr.Web Security Space & Dr.Web Anti-virus Pro 7.0 Free 3 Months Serial Number Giveaway

   Doctor Web is a Russian IT-security solutions vendor developing Dr.Web anti-virus for businesses, government entities, and personal use. Before purchasing a license to any Doctor Web product, interested users can download the trial version to test the software to see if it is worth buying. Like other security software, the official Doctor Web website usually provides free trial for one month only, but there is a promotion offer to get a free copy of Dr.Web Security Space Pro 7.0 & Dr.Web Mobile Security Suite that protect you for 3 months.

IObit Advanced SystemCare PRO 4 for Free Giveaway

   Advanced SystemCare PRO provides an always-on, automated, all-in-one PC Healthcare Service with anti-spyware, privacy protection, performance tune-ups, and system cleaning capabilities. This powerful and award-winning precision tool fixes stubborn errors, cleans out clutter, optimizes Internet and download speeds, ensures personal security, and maintains maximum computer performance automatically.

Be aware of “Profile me” bot on Twitter

   Kaspersky Lab Experts are monitoring “Profile me” bot on Twitter. What is happening is “profile me” bot is exploring all Twitpic hosted pictures replying to the authors with the same text phrase.

IObit Malware Fighter 1.2 PRO Giveaway (Christmas Gift)

   Obit Malware Fighter is a straightforward antispyware tool that can protect your PC in several different ways.

   For example, you can run an on-demand scan to look for spyware, adware, trojans, bots, and other threats that your regular antivirus software might have missed. The "Smart Scan" checks only the most critical areas of your PC, and runs fairly quickly (around 7 minutes on our test PC); you can run a complete system scan if you prefer, while the "Custom Scan" allows you to choose exactly what you'd like the program to examine.