Protected invoice, exposed computer

It’s another phish, today. This one claims to be from “Adobe Billing” and asks you to open the attached invoice. The catch is that the invoice – labeled as a Microsoft Word .doc – appears “protected” and instructs you to...

eBay hack being used as phishing lure

We’ve noted before that hackers will use current news stories to lure you into clicking where you shouldn’t or submitting information you shouldn’t. The latest news story to be used as a phishing lure is the eBay breach we mentioned last week. This...

Warning: TrueCrypt hacked or destroyed

TrueCrypt, the encryption software UD IT and many other colleges and companies have recommended, has been compromised. According to published reports, it is unclear whether TrueCrypt was hacked, hijacked, defaced, or….? At any rate, SourceForge has posted this...

Outlook.com Android App Leaves Email Messages Exposed

Kelly Higgins reports at darkreading.com that the Outlook Android app leaves email unencrypted and possibly vulnerable to discovery. "Outlook.com does have a PIN feature, but it only protects the user interface to the app, not the stored data on the file...