Pirated App Store client for iOS found on Apple’s App Store

Threat: Pirated App Store client for iOS found on Apple’s App Store Solution: Do not install software from unapproved third party app stores as the applications are riskware and some of the applications installed may contain malware. URL: https://www.helpnetsecurity.com/2016/02/22/pirated-app-store-client-ios-found-apples-app-store/ An app called “Happy Daily English” available in the Appale App Store has been revealed to […]

Vulnerability in the GNU C library

Threat: A vulnerability in the GNU C library allows a buffer overflow attack to be performed on software compiled with glibc. Solution: Install software updates for software compiled with glibc immediately. URL: http://arstechnica.com/security/2016/02/extremely-severe-bug-leaves-dizzying-number-of-apps-and-devices-vulnerable/ Basically this vulnerability can be exploited when vulnerable devices or apps make queries to attacker-controlled domain names or domain name servers or […]

My top two web filters

I was doing a project for my Network Security class last night and I thought I would share some of the results from my review of different web filter products. Many of us might be in the market for a web filter. The reasons might not just be for content filtering, they can also be used […]