I could not get onto Yahoo! Messenger right this moment. Some other people could neither. Is Yahoo! under attack?
Firefox has a built-in phishing filter that checks whether a site is blacklisted, and warns the user of the potential fraud and information theft a phishing site could do. It uses Google’s database or a downloaded list of sites according to the user’s preference. But there are some talks about a certain exploit to Firefox’s phishing protection/filter system.
USB flash drives and portable hard disk drives are commonplace today as PCs and digital media are conquering the market. But, while ease of use and portability of the UFD and HDD [as well as their digital content] increases, the spread of malware on them also increases. There are several ways to prevent this from happening, with or without the help of an AV product.
Having set up a wireless network at home myself, and after trying to configure each and every option presented to me by my router’s Web interface, I’ve searched through forums, blogs and info sites to find ways of maintaining my network security. Here are some basic instructions.