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Adobe plugs Flash webcam spy hole

(PhysOrg.com) -- Adobe engineers on Thursday fixed a vulnerability in its Flash software that could enable attackers to use a person’s computer webcam or microphone feeds for spying on the person. Adobe made changes ...

dateOct 22, 2011 in Software report
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Malware in BIOS stirs concern at Black Hat meet

(Phys.org) -- Security researcher Jonathan Brossard has drawn attention to a backdoor espionage problem that is in an ornery class by itself. Presenting his finds at the recent Defcon and Black Hat events, Brossard has shown ...

dateAug 02, 2012 in Software report
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How Secure are iPhone and Android Apps

(PhysOrg.com) -- Today's smartphones are pocket size computers that can be customized by downloading applications. This is what makes a smartphone vulnerable to cybercriminals. In this article we will examine how an iPhone ...

dateApr 01, 2010 in Software weblog
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Grisoft Offers Free Rootkit Removal

Grisoft, makers of the popular AVG Antivirus, today released a free tool specifically aimed at eliminating malicious software that hides itself using rootkit techniques.

dateApr 11, 2007 in Software
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Adobe shows off new 'undo photo blur' feature

(PhysOrg.com) -- Despite all the advances in digital photography, most people are still plagued by the problem of blurry photos, a problem compounded by the use of cameras embedded in cell phones due to their small size. ...

dateOct 13, 2011 in Software report
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