Skype – New R2D2 Listening Agent discovered

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This new development is still being analyzed by security firms:  Backdoor Snoops on Skype, MSN, and Yahoo! Messenger http://blog.trendmicro.com/backdoor-snoops-on-skype-msn-and-yahoo-messenger/ http://www.f-secure.com/weblog/archives/00002250.html QUOTE: We recently came across reports about a hacker group that was able to detect a backdoor which was found capable of monitoring online activities and recording calls when using Skype. However, apart from its routines, it […]

Windows 8 – Striving to improve memory management

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The new Metro UI may allow for Windows 8 to load resources to memory as they are opened and needed. Windows 8 – Striving to improve memory management http://www.pcmag.com/article2/0,2817,2394426,00.asp QUOTE: Microsoft’s Windows 8 is aiming to minimize a PC’s memory usage through efficient design, allowing it to run on hardware originally designed for Windows 7.  […]

Android Malware – Symantec Research Study of Monetary Incentives

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The Symantec research study provides an excellent overview regarding monetary incentives for Android mobile computing malware. Android Malware – Symantec Research Study of Monetary Incentives http://securitywatch.pcmag.com/malware/288932-how-android-malware-makes-money QUOTE: In the old, old days researchers wrote virus code to prove a point and lone coders released malware that disseminated a message or simply vandalized computers. Modern malware […]


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