Inc. Blog – Child Pornographers Hide in the Web’s Dark Corners. Intelliagg Is Helping Catch Them

When Intelliagg found evidence of crimes against children, it could have looked the other way. Instead, it volunteered to help bring the criminals to justice.

For most internet startups, “abuse” means users violating the terms of service by posting hate speech or sending spam or advertising adult services. But in some parts of the tech industry, the stakes are different. The cybersecurity firm Intelliagg didn’t set out to hunt down child abusers. But when the problem fell in its lap, the company’s staff didn’t feel like they could stand by and do nothing. Intelliagg didn’t just call the cops — the company also offered up its services to them, pro bono…….continue reading.

JPEG image exploits found on most popular adult sites

There have been increased reports of JPEG malware, where malicious code can be inserted into what appears to be an innocuous file, with real jpeg files containing an image and designed to execute the code upon the opening of the file. The viewing of porn may not be allowed in your business, nor is it likely to be a comfortable topic you wish to openly discuss in your office.

However, businesses can’t escape the reality that porn sites get more visits per month than Netflix, Amazon and Twitter combined. The increased risk that malware on porn sites pose on businesses is no longer a topic businesses can afford to avoid. The chances of finding a porn site without images is about as likely coming across a text book without words, which makes it a perfect target for malware exploits hidden within image and video files.