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Watch out for emails with “Order no.” in the subject

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Email providers like Google, Microsoft and Yahoo are normally quite good at filtering out emails that could compromise your internet security. Users of those services will never see the hundreds of SPAM emails they receive daily, because the above companies have become so good at finding and filtering malicious or … Read More

Warning: Service to check if your account has been hacked?

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The people at Hold Security – the company who unveiled a huge hack of one billion user accounts – has released a service that allows people to check whether one of their online accounts has been hacked. But is this a good idea? The service – which is available for … Read More

How to avoid your own naked celebrity scandal

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The shocking naked celebrity selfie leak – headlined by Jennifer Lawrence – has once again highlighted the importance of strong computer security, whether on your home computer or your smartphone. In the case of the explicit selfies, it’s believed that the sensitive photos were stolen from users’ backup accounts because … Read More

To manage a customer or not

norman security portal

When we planned the Norman Security Portal, we realised that this was a good opportunity to create a tool that not only made it easy for partners to manage security on endpoints, but also create a tool to make it easier for them to manage security on behalf of their … Read More

Map of pet cats raises privacy awareness

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Artist, teacher and cat-fanatic Owen Mundy has created the creepily-titled “I Know Where You Cat Lives” – iknowwhereyourcatlives.com – an online map of 1 million of the world’s cats. Its purpose is to raise awareness about how much data we accidentally share online. The website was created by scouring social … Read More

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

Biggest hack attacks in history

Adobe

Interactive graph of biggest hack attacks in history A new graph from Information is Beautiful demonstrates just how insecure the internet can be for users and companies, by displaying the biggest hacks in the history of the internet (click here to see the graph) The listed hacks are sorted by … 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

 

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