Fri December 03, 2010

Fake URL appears on iPhone/iPad

It has been found that a fake URL may be shown on the Safari web browser on iPhone/iPad.

This will be caused by abusing Apple's iOS specifications.

For more information, refer to http://blogs.sans.org/appsecstreetfighter/2010/11/29/ui-spoofing-safari-iphone/.

posted by sam at 00:13:18 JST on Fri December 03, 2010 | Comment(0) | TrackBack(0) | security

Wed November 17, 2010

Gumblar is still sticking around

The Japan Computer Emergency Response Team Coordination Center (JPCERT/CC) warned on November 15 that cyber attacks by means of Gumblar are going on even now.

According to the JPCERT/CC's report, the attacks are changing themselves slightly so that they will not be revealed.


posted by sam at 00:22:14 JST on Wed November 17, 2010 | Comment(0) | TrackBack(0) | security

Fri October 22, 2010

Tap Snake steals your location information on Android

An application for Android-based gadgets has been verified to have an espionage function that collects the users' location information.

The application, Tap Snake, which is available from the Android Market, will send the collected information to remote sites.

The information is likely to be abused by cybergangs.

posted by sam at 08:47:03 JST on Fri October 22, 2010 | Comment(0) | TrackBack(0) | security

Thu September 02, 2010

Secom detects trespasser by analyzing voice and image remotely

Japan's security company Secom Co., Ltd. announced on August 31 that it has developed a security system that employs voice/image-recognition techniques for the first time ever in Japan and will go on sale on September 21.

In the system, which is dubbed Intelligent Emergency System, CCTV camcorders installed on the premises capture what is going there.

When they detect an unusual voice or image, an alarm signal will be transmitted to Secom's control center.

posted by sam at 03:04:12 JST on Thu September 02, 2010 | Comment(0) | TrackBack(0) | security

Tue August 31, 2010

VISA to enhance security on mobile EC sites (2) -- More people use mobile EC sites in Japan

Visa Worldwide Japan Co., Ltd. will tentatively introduce its Visa Authentication Service to mobile EC sites for Japan's mobiles in October.

Japan will be the first country where the service is implemented, because in Japan people who visit EC sites through their mobile gadget account for about fifteen or twenty percent of the total visitors: it is a relatively high proportion, Visa Worldwide Japan said.


posted by sam at 00:11:31 JST on Tue August 31, 2010 | Comment(0) | TrackBack(0) | security

Sat August 28, 2010

VISA to enhance security on mobile EC sites (1) -- Japan is the first nation

Visa Worldwide Japan Co., Ltd. announced on August 26 that it will tentatively introduce its Visa Authentication Service to mobile EC sites in October.

Japan will be the first country where the service is available on mobiles.

The service will work on cellphones from DoCoMo, KDDI (au), Softbank Mobile as well as smartphone such as iPhone and Xperia.

posted by sam at 00:03:22 JST on Sat August 28, 2010 | Comment(0) | TrackBack(0) | security

Fri June 25, 2010

More than 1,000 Twitter users have been hacked

Finish ICT security company F-Secure Corp. announced on June 21 in GMT that 1,000 or more Twitter accounts have been taken over.

Most of the accounts are owned by Israeli users.

At any of the hacked accounts on Twitter, you can see a tweet "Hacked By Turkish Hackers."

posted by sam at 08:45:33 JST on Fri June 25, 2010 | Comment(0) | TrackBack(0) | security
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