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In the News – Smart TVs, electronic signs and Fitness apps

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In the News – June 2014 Kristian A. Bognaes, Director, Norman Safeground Development Center – The month of June brought a couple of interesting stories that relate to hardware security from new angles. In addition, a very timely news item touching on privacy caught my eye – read on. Smart … Read More

Urgent Alert: Increasing Cryptolocker Traffic

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AppRiver is currently seeing a lot of malicious email traffic containing the Cryptolocker malware that can encrypt your business’s data. The bulk of this traffic is coming through trusted free file share programs disguised as voicemail messages or faxes. AppRiver is blocking all known variants of this traffic but the … Read More

In the news – Google and the right to be forgotten

Kristian Bognaes

In the News – May 2014 Kristian A. Bognaes, Director, Norman Safeground Development Center – In recent posts, I have often commented on data breaches, device-related security, and privacy. The latter, privacy, is the centerpiece of a major news item in May. Google and the right to be forgotten The … Read More

Anti-Malware more important than ever

Kristian Bognaes

Kristian A. Bognaes, Director, Norman Safeground Development Center – Lately, there has been some press coverage on how anti-malware software is supposedly becoming less important. This had me a bit puzzled, and I decided to look into the background for these claims a bit more closely. It seems clear to … Read More

In the news – Cloud-enabled baby monitors and cameras under attack

Kristian Bognaes

In the News – April 2014 Kristian A. Bognaes, Director, Norman Safeground Development Center – As with last month’s blog entry, I will again start this month’s entry by talking about devices on the internet. By now, we are all well aware of the need to protect yourself and your … Read More

No fix for XP users

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Kristian A. Bognaes, Director, Norman Safeground Development Center – ” Microsoft has announced a vulnerability in Internet Explorer versions 6 through 11. The IE browser can be exploited to run malicious code just by browsing an infected web site. A temporary safety precaution is to enable the ‘enhanced protected mode’ … Read More

In the news: The internet of things

Kristian Bognaes

In the News – March 2014 Kristian A. Bognaes, Director, Norman Safeground Development Center – Something that we keep hearing more and more frequently is the term ‘internet of things’. I have earlier covered some curious cases of alleged spying through water boilers and refrigerators. One case mentioned in the … Read More

Mac Users: Stay Safe with Norman Antivirus for OSX

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When the Flashback malware infected over 600,000 Macs, Norman decided that it was about time OSX users got our help, too. Therefore we’ve created Norman Antivirus for Mac – so Apple devices can be kept as secure as PCs. Typically, Apple Macs have a great reputation for being virus-free. But … Read More

The human factor

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Bjørn Lilleeng, Technical Integration Manager – On December 18. 2013, Target, the second largest discount retailer company in USA, reported that they were investigating a major data breach potentially involving millions of customer credit card records. Additional details were reported over the next weeks, and on January 10. 2014, Target … Read More

Introducing Norman Antivirus… on your Android phone!

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Are you worried about the huge increase in Android malware, infecting mobile phones and prank calling your parents? Actually, your parents are probably safe – mobile phone malware tends to focus on stealing your bank details and passwords (sorry, that’s not very comforting). Anyway, whether you’re worried about your bank … Read More

 

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