Another week is gone, but fight against online threats and cyber-crime continues. Since we are part of this world, we always try to stay up-to-date with the latest developments. This week, for example, we worked and created a large Security Guide for Facebook, where you can find how to set and protect your profile, discover tips and tricks to stay safe online and take advantage of free tools for Facebook.

At the same time, our goal is to keep you informed with the latest security news in the digital world. This week resided under the sign of State Intervention in online defense and we have important security news which illustrate this important shift in world strategy.

These are the 10 security articles of the week that you should read in order to improve your online security.

Security articles of the week


1. New European Commission, approved by Parliament, will focus on the digital domain

There is an increasing interest for the digital domain and not only in the US security, but also in European Union. Read more about it in the article above.

2. U.S. national security prosecutors shift focus from spies to cyber

U.S. security has been lately under increasing threat from hackers in Russia and Chinese officials that targeted important military and economic data. Time has come to put a higher price on defense against cyber-criminal actions.

3. Russian hackers exploit Windows zero-day flaw to target Ukraine, U.S. organizations

Cyber-threats and online attacks are now part of war efforts. Sensitive data from the military and economic spheres can be used on a larger scale, more than even before.

4. Facebook tells DEA: Stop impersonating users

Facebook is annoyed DEA is using fake profiles to catch criminals. What do you think? Are you agree with Facebook or maybe, there should be an exception from the rule?

5. Cyber Security Careers: What You Need To Know To Advance In The Security Field

Fight against cyber-crime takes not only time and money, but also talented professionals. So, what it takes to work in cyber security? Check this article for more information on this popular subject.

6. Top 6 threats to iOS devices

Are you using an iOS device? Since security issues emerged in these few months and trust in iOS devices slowly declined, what are the top 6 threats we should know?

7. Infographic: A brief history of malware

Do you want to remember or simply visualize how malware evolved? Take a look at this easy to follow visual display to see how things changed along the years.

8. Hacker sentenced to 30 months in prison and $300k restitution

Hollywood movies sometimes present hackers as being some sort of cool geeks and maverick individuals. But is it really worth it? Things apparently didn’t go so well for this hacker.

9. CryptoWall: What it is and how to protect your systems

Do you want to find out more about one of the most dangerous financial stealing malware? Check this article and learn how to stay safe from this threat.

10. Cyber-Attacks Represented in Threat Map

We know thousands of cyber-threats take place every day all over the world, but can we actually see this happening?

Security researchers from FireEye say that we can. Take a look here.


We are sure there are other important security news out there. So please let us know, what security news did we miss and should have been included here?

This post was originally published by Aurelian Neagu in October 2014.

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