The world was shocked after National Security Agency (NSA) of United States of America secrets of global mass surveillance was revealed and admittedly doing it without the knowledge of public. Privacy is one of the human rights that is now being abused and exploited, all humans connected to the web are now being suspected as terrorist by the NSA, violating the rights of innocent, those who's not been proven guilty and without evidence. Philippines even make this a law with their Cyber Crime Prevention Act last year but restrained the said law by the Supreme Court and been hold for a definite time. That law will conflict the freedom of speech, surveillance without a warrant, and removing the due process of law which is the most basic human rights.
150Mbps Wireless-N ADSL+2 modem router of TP-Link of ShenZhen, China is not trustworthy of our precious data and activities over the internet. I like Information security, and updates my self of different news regarding these kind of gadgets around. The recent found backdoor of Tenda routers wakes up my mind writing these products from China, their products were already rejected by US and Europe security agencies because of some non standard chips that breaks the law of privacy of every human. I found this bug months ago but I was busy not having time to post old screen capture here. Since Tenda is another Chinese product no doubt that there are really security issues regarding Chinese spying other countries using their private companies to hide their agenda. The NSA scandal which violates privacy and invading peoples data without warrant is really a big issue around the world and these Chinese companies are making a very cheap gadgets with some unapproved raw materials that may be hazardous to our health.
With hundreds of thousands users still running Windows XP despite the security considerations of doing so, in a largely anticipated move by the security community, Microsoft has decided to disable the AutoRun feature on Windows XP. The “non-security update” doesn’t affect shiny media” such as CDs or DVDs that contain Autorun files, and is targeting other removable media. Continue reading
The Google / Search redirect virus is one of the most common viruses of 2010 / 2011, infecting millions of computers around the World. Designed by expert hackers, it is highly annoying and will continually redirect your web searches to fake websites. The main reason why this virus is is one of the most damaging is that it cannot be removed with traditional antivirus programs. Instead, you need to use special methods or tools to get rid of it, which have remained a mystery until now.
Malicious hackers are selling a $25 toolkit to anyone interested in creating and distributing dangerous Facebook applications, according to researchers at Websense Security Labs. Continue reading