Tag: E-Commerce

What’s on your family’s Christmas list this year? Let me guess – technology! Our desire for shiny, fast, connected devices is almost a biological condition this time of year. However, our single-minded desire to get these devices in our hands at all costs, often means we forget about the risks… To try and understand how ...
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There’s a modern joy we’re all too familiar with. We’ve all made an online purchase while reclining in pajamas, computer on our lap. Everyone knows the comfort of simply punching credit card numbers into a website for a new item. That’s what we do for Converse shoes, Audi accessories, and even donations to political parties. ...
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For many online consumers, money (or the power of it) hovers quietly and invisibly over an online shopping cart only to be set free with a single click. That reality extends to our kids who have become eager consumers in the age of Pay Pal, Amazon, confirmation numbers, and free shipping. And, Christmas spirit or ...
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Have you ever wondered what kind of superpower you’d have? I’ve always wanted to send messages and ideas with my mind to others. My dream can sort of come true with near-field communications (NFC). You’ve might not have heard of NFC, but if you have a smartphone, there’s a good chance you’ve used it. If ...
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They’re baaaack! Actually, they never left—Scrooge’s little trolls work hard all year, scheming and scamming to steal holiday presents—or at least valuable information—from good girls and  boys. From the North Pole to the South Pole, they target every one of us through phishing, SMiShing (text phishing), shipping and gift card scams. If you aren’t paying ...
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Bitcoin issues have been front-page news in recent months, especially after its surprising April exchange rate. In the second quarter of 2013, we discuss this topic. The following timeline highlights recent events about this virtual currency. In our report we noted the growing interest in malware Bitcoin miners: malware that hijacks computer resources to mine (create) ...
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Last year, my colleague Itai Liba blogged about the association between malware and AutoIt, a very convenient environment for malware and tools development. AutoIt allows both easy interface creation for rapid development and full Windows API access for whatever is not directly supported. We have seen an increase in the use of AutoIt scripts by ...
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