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Articles tagged with: computer networking

Chinese Social Platform, Sina Weibo Gets A Worm

A popular social media service in China with 140 million active users was hit by a worm earlier this week that is similar to MySpace and Twitter worms that have been unleashed in the past. The worm first appeared on Tuesday night on Beijing time.

The affected posts displayed a malicious link with enticing messages such as “Software to listen to other people’s phones.” The link would then re-post and send out private messages circulating the link once again every time it was clicked.

How To Prevent WikiLeaks

Digital information is driving the success of many companies, but how safe is it against theft or loss? There have been many occurrences of data loss both in the government and private sector. Yaki Faitelson (CEO of Varonis Systems) argues that “better metadata–information about data– plus better authorization and controls” are the three elements to prevent unauthorized information leaks(such as WikiLeaks).
Faitelson backs up his argument in noting that every employee collaborates digitally, sharing a large number of files and e-mails on multiple platforms. The problem in all this sharing is …