Passwords that change every minute for better security

Ever fancied a password that changes every minute? One may soon be available, with engineers developing a new password technique that uses visual patterns and resembles a Sudoku puzzle.

Twitter account @N restored to victim after high-profile hijack

The unusual single-letter Twitter handle ` @N` has been reportedly given back to the original user after it was hijacked as part of an eye-opening social engineering scheme last month.

`Password` no longer the Internet`s worst password

The number sequence "123456" has overtaken "password" as the most common worst password among Internet users, an online security firm says.

Email authentication reduces phishing scams: Google

The development of email authentication standards has finally reduced email phishing scams, according to Google security researchers.

Quick tips to secure passwords revealed!

With increasing online threat to privacy, it has become very important to secure your important password and information online from hackers. And the secret to it is, it should be easy to remember and hard to guess.

Spam emails on decline, malware still on high-rise: Kaspersky

The total number of spam emails has reportedly declined in the third quarter of the year, but the malware is still running high, security company Kaspersky has revealed.

Oz Internet users create 5-50 online passwords to secure privacy

Australian Internet users have between five and fifty online passwords, and create false identities to maintain their privacy in the virtual world.

John McAfee in US after deportation from Guatemala

Beach: Anti-virus software founder John McAfee said US authorities have made no efforts to question since he arrived in Miami on Wednesday night.

Anti-virus software developer John McAfee arrives in US

US software guru John McAfee fled to Guatemala last week from neighbouring Belize where authorities want to question him about a murder.

John McAfee expects release from jail today

British-born computer software pioneer John McAfee is wanted by authorities in Belize as ‘a person of interest’ following the murder of his neighbour Gregory Faull.

Facebook loophole making accounts accessible

Social networking giant Facebook has moved quickly to shut down a loophole that made some accounts accessible without even using a password.

Now, a tool to arm cyberspace against malware

A cutting edge tool will automatically permit one computer in a virtual network to monitor another for intrusions, viruses or malware that cause them to malfunction.

Microsoft fixing security bug in Internet Explorer

Microsoft is releasing an update to its Internet Explorer browser to fix a security problem that could expose personal computers to hacking attacks.

Anonymous behind hacking Japanese govt websites

Notorious Internet hacking group Anonymous claimed it attacked Japan`s websites reacting to the country’s new anti-piracy bill.

`Cyber criminals may have siphoned off 2 bn euros`

Cyber criminals may have attempted to siphon off anywhere between 60 million euros and 2 billion euros in fraudulent transfers from at least 60 banks globally.

Flame creators make virus commit ‘suicide’

The creators of the world’s most complicated espionage virus Flame have sent a ‘suicide’ command that removes it from some infected computers.

Israel rejects links to ‘Flame’

Russian security firm Kaspersky Labs said that it could take months, or even years, to determine where `Flame` had originated.

`Israel behind espionage virus Flame’

Cyber espionage virus, called Flame, has infiltrated computer systems in Iran and other countries in the Middle East.

Iran `finds fix` for espionage virus ‘Flame’

Security companies that have investigated the new virus Flame said that it is one of the most complex threats ever seen.

Porn sites `least dangerous` place on web

Pornographic websites are no longer the ‘most dangerous’ places on web for picking up viruses.