These days, we share more and more personal details about ourselves online — whether intentional or not. You may think that you are anonymous as you browse websites, but pieces of information about you are always left behind.

This information can include browsing behaviors, but more importantly, it could also include personally identifiable information, which can potentially be exploited by criminals for identity theft.


Malware is becoming stealthier with hackers and cyber scammers becoming more creative in finding ways to spread malware. The Internet today is beleaguered with threats such as phishing, viruses, spyware, and botnets, all threatening to challenge steal your information and breach your privacy.


Lavasoft News has compiled a list of "security shorts" - summaries of other online security stories making news around the world this past month...







Lavasoft News has compiled a list of "security shorts" - summaries of other online security stories making news around the world this past month.




By: Aditya Balapure (Infosec Institute)

 The recent major vulnerability CVE-2013-0027 flooded almost all versions of Microsoft Internet Explorer and affected operating systems like Windows XP, Vista, 7, and 8, including all the major server versions too. Some thirteen privately reported vulnerabilities were recently resolved in a security bulletin by Microsoft.