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Safety in the Norman Security Portal

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Using cloud technology to manage the security in the network represents a new range of opportunities and possibilities, but also challenges. One major challenge is to make sure no unauthorised user get access to the portal. Compared to managing the network from a local server, the attack surface is much … Read More

In the news – car hacking, plane hacking and exploitable UEFI BIOS

Kristian Bognaes

In the News – August 2014 Kristian A. Bognaes, Director, Norman Safeground Development Center – I promised you some information from BlackHat in my previous entry – particularly concerning the possibility to infect and abuse automotive computer systems. That is one of my items this month. Cars and hacking The … Read More

In the news – car hacking, plane hacking and exploitable UEFI BIOS

Kristian Bognaes

In the News – August 2014 Kristian A. Bognaes, Director, Norman Safeground Development Center – I promised you some information from BlackHat in my previous entry – particularly concerning the possibility to infect and abuse automotive computer systems. That is one of my items this month. Cars and hacking The … Read More

Introducing the Norman Security Portal

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Norman Security Portal will allow customers, partners and Norman to be able to manage endpoints from a centralised web portal (cloud) and control policies that assist in securing the endpoints. The endpoint AV-client, controlled by the Norman Security Portal , is completely redesigned using a next-generation scan engine – Project … Read More

What does Android malware do, and what should I look out for?

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Everyone knows that malware is bad, and that it can do bad things to your computer and mobile phone. Most users, however, are unsure of the consequences of infections. This means they underestimated the dangers and don’t know how to spot symptoms of an infection. We’ve put together a list … Read More

Securing your browser: Safari

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Apple Mac users will be much more familiar with Safari – an internet browser – than Windows users. It’s the default option for getting on the internet on Apple computers, and therefore every Mac user has opened it at least once (I used it to download Chrome!). It’s generally considered … Read More

Are there safe alternatives to Google Play on Android?

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If you have an Android mobile phone, you’ll want apps. From abacuses to zoology textbooks, there are over a million applications available for your smartphone, guaranteeing that at least a few of them will cater to your interests. However, just like on a computer, installing new software to your phone … Read More

Cryptolocker cure shows prevention is the best solution

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For those of you who missed our previous articles about Cryptolocker, it’s a nasty virus that can permanently prevent you from accessing your files – unless you paid the criminal’s behind the malware a huge ransom. Since then – when we explained it was impossible to get your files back … Read More

Cryptolocker cure shows prevention is the best solution

cryptolocker-logo

For those of you who missed our previous articles about Cryptolocker, it’s a nasty virus that can permanently prevent you from accessing your files – unless you paid the criminal’s behind the malware a huge ransom. Since then – when we explained it was impossible to get your files back … Read More

Windows XP is unsafe: how to upgrade

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The long-running Windows XP operating system came to the end of its lifespan in April, when Microsoft stopped updating the software after 13 years of service. Unlike an old DVD player, however, continuing to use an out-of-date computer could put you at risk of a security breach. What’s the problem … Read More

 

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