Month: March 2011

Google Talk Guru

Google Talk Guru is a new Google bot that lets you ask simple questions. It’s “an experimental service that allows people to get information like sports results, weather forecasts, definitions etc via chat. It works on many popular chat applications that support Google Talk.” Send an invitation to guru@googlelabs.com in Gmail Chat, Google Talk or …

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Analysis of TR/Spy.SpyEye

Avira TechBlog: SpyEye is a malware family which we are monitoring for some time. Today we are analyzing a sample which is detected as TR/Spy.SpyEye.flh by Avira products. The Trojan is able to inject code in running processes and can perform the following functions: Capture network traffic Send and receive network packets in order to …

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Google, Yahoo, Skype targeted in attack linked to Iran

Cnet: A malicious attacker that appears to be the Iranian government managed to obtain supposedly secure digital certificates that can be used to impersonate Google, Yahoo, Skype, and other major Web sites, the security company affected by the breach said today. Comodo, a Jersey City, N.J.-based firm that issues digital certificates, said the nine certificates …

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Switch to Gmail

Gmail Blog: Posted by Jason Toff, Product Marketing Manager Switching email accounts can be painful. The idea of losing years of accumulated contacts and messages can sound daunting, to say the least. Luckily, switching to Gmail doesn’t mean you have to start totally fresh. Back in 2009 we announced tools that let you import mail …

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Data loss at Play.com

Play.com, one of the largest online retailers of DVDs, CDs, MP3s, books and gadgets, emailed its customers yesterday admitting to a security breach in its marketing communications. Names and emails may have been compromised. Play.com claims the breach happened outside its walls, so presumably they use a third party marketing consultancy to manage part or …

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