Posts Tagged ‘Personal computer’

Controls against Mobile Code

ISO 27002 control A 10.4.2 of the standard requires that mobile code execution should be restricted to an intended environment to support an authorized organization mobile code policy. What is a mobile code so let’s first start with the definition: ‘Program or a code that can execute on remote locations without any modification in the […]

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10 reasons to ponder before using your smartphone for banking

  Mobile Payment Security 01) There is no clear legislation that sets out your rights to receive a refund if your bank account is fraudulently emptied due to mobile bank app insecurity. The burden of proof seems to be on the user to protect their handset, operating system, software, mobile operator infrastructure and everything else […]

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Raid said to have hacked Google password system

Image via Wikipedia John Markoff, New York Times Ever since Google disclosed in January that Internet intruders had stolen information from its computers, the exact nature and extent of the theft has been a closely guarded company secret. But a source with direct knowledge of the investigation now says that the losses included one of […]

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Five ways to lose your identity

By Jaikumar Vijayan The rush by shoppers to the Web makes the season a great time for online retailers. It’s also a great time for hackers looking to steal data and money from the unwary millions expected to search for great deals online. Checkout huge savings on Today’s Hot Deals on Information Security Solutions for […]

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