March 2014 -

Archives - March 2014

Time to Move On From Windows XP

Windows XP comes to an end of sorts on April 8, 2014. After this, Microsoft will cease providing security updates or support for this venerable operating system. ESET discusses implications and resources.

Google encrypts ALL Gmail to keep snoopers out

Starting today, Gmail will use an encrypted HTTPS connection to check or send email, regardless of what platform users employ to access the service - and will use security measures when moving mails internally, citing fears over government snooping.

Target breach optioned as Sony feature film

The Target breach, and in particular the role of respected security blogger Brian Krebs in breaking the story, has been optioned as a feature film by Sony. The studio bought the rights to the New York Times article, "Reporting From the Web’s Underbelly," with a view to creating a "cyber thriller."