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What you need to know about the OpenSSL vulnerability “heartbleed”

At the beginning of this week a new vulnerability in OpenSSL called Heartbleed was made public. OpenSSL is the library used by most computers to encrypt data sent across the Internet and not only. OpenSSL is perhaps the most widely deployed SSL library … Continue reading

Goodbye, Windows XP?

Microsoft will end the support for Windows XP, but the world won’t end because of this. In this article we will analyze what can happen, what you should do to avoid any damages and what you can do to continue … Continue reading

Avira Free Mac Security – Update 3 released

 The Free Mac Security gets the Update 3 bringing performance improvements together with some stability improvements and additional features. The update comes automatically via the standard product update and it doesn’t require a reboot.     Performance improvements We know … Continue reading

Apple fixes the SSL bug for MacOSX

Following the criticism from the media and security experts, Apple delivered what it promised: a fix to the already famous “goto fail” bug in the SSL implementation in their products. All MacOSX users should update their software accordingly. Make sure … Continue reading

Continuous attacks on routers and connected devices

In the last few months we have been flooded with reports about vulnerability and exploits on Internet connected devices such as routers, house automation devices (light switches), Point of Sale (POS) devices. Let’s briefly review what has happened in this time: … Continue reading

February 11. is the “Safer Internet Day”

Safer Internet Day (SID) is organised by Insafe in February of each year to promote safer and more responsible use of online technology and mobile phones, especially amongst children and young people across the world. Safer Internet Day 2014 is … Continue reading