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2013-01-20 23:01:29

At the start of each new year the editors at UsenetReviewz evaluate and rate all the Usenet Providers to present their annual UsenetReviewz Provider awards. Undisclosd Location, South America (PRWEB) January 20, 2013 Another year has come and gone, almost in the blink of an eye. Now it´s the time that UsenetReviewz editors put their collective heads together and discuss all the memorable events of the last year has arrived. And tallying the scores for the UsenetReviewz annual provider...

Certificate Authority Issues Lead Hackers To Impersonate Google
2013-01-04 13:18:59

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Google has said that its Chrome Web browser users are at risk of phishing attacks due to Certificate Authority issues. Google wrote in a blog post titled "Enhancing digital certificate security" that it first detected the problem using Chrome's certificate pinning on December 24th. Criminals used fake credentials to create a website that claimed to be part of the Google+ social media network. They were able to exploit ID...

Android Apps Leak Sensitive Data
2012-10-22 19:58:02

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online As many as 41 apps in Google's Play Market were found to leak sensitive data, such as online banking and social networking credentials, as well as email and instant messaging communications. The programs identified were running on handsets using the Ice Cream Sandwich version of Android software. The apps that make user phones vulnerable were identified in a research paper published by computer scientists at the Leibniz University of...


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File Transfer Protocol, FTP
2013-02-17 09:49:33

Image Caption: Illustrates the FTP connection between a Client and a Server, using the PASV command. Credit: Michael Lorer/Wikipedia (CC BY-SA 3.0) File transfer protocol (FTP) is the protocol of transferring files from one host to another host usually over the Internet. This protocol is normally done by authentication by the user entering a username and password. However, some servers (hosts) allow anonymous connection, which in most cases allows limited access to the site. The first...

Post Office Protocol, POP - POP3
2013-02-17 09:30:50

Image Credit: Photos.com In computer terms, Post Office Protocol (POP) is a protocol used by e-mail clients to retrieve e-mail from a server by a TCP/IP connection. Another e-mail retrieving protocol is Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP). Basically all modem e-mail clients and servers use and support both protocols. The POP protocol has several versions with POP3 as the current version. POP (POP1) was enacted in 1984, where users have an option to leave e-mail on a server after...

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