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Audacity Responds to ‘Spyware’ Concerned Critics

For many years Audacity has proven to be one of the most popular audio editing software programs around. Admittedly, this is more to do with the fact that it is available as a ...

July 7, 2021 at 8:02 am by

Avast Warns Cracked Games May Contain Crypto-Malware

It’s an admittedly difficult subject to broach because if you were to ask most PC gamers if they’d ever pirated a title, they’d probably officially state, ...

June 26, 2021 at 9:28 am by

Insurers Defend Accepting Ransomware Claims!

Ransomware attacks arguably represent one of the worst kinds of malware you can install on your PC. With it encrypting practically all documents contained on your system, you ...

January 28, 2021 at 9:09 am by

Ryuk Ransomware Has Generated over $150m in Victims

Out of all the masses of viruses and malware you could accidentally install onto your PC, it’s hard to deny that for the casual consumer, and definitely businesses, ...

January 9, 2021 at 12:49 pm by

Fake Cyberpunk 2077 Mobile Game Contains Ransomware

Given that Cyberpunk 2077 is a game in which one of the central gameplay aspects is hacking, you may have thought that this would’ve been something of a moderate ...

December 22, 2020 at 10:48 am by

Researchers Find 28 Browser Extensions With Malicious Code

There’s a good chance that some of the more tech-savvy among you reading this may have one or more browser extensions installed on your system. Offering various tweaks ...

December 18, 2020 at 10:50 am by

New Malware Scam Disguises Itself as a Windows 10 Update

We should start by noting that any Windows 10 updates will, in the significantly vast majority of instances, only be offered directly through the operating system and they ...

October 19, 2020 at 11:42 am by

Tesla Reports a Bizarre Thwarted Ransomware Attack

While ransomware attacks are a fairly substantial problem for just the average PC user, I think we can all appreciate just how much more devastating this can potentially be ...

August 28, 2020 at 9:44 pm by

Cyberattack Concept Uses PC Fans to Steal Data

If data is stolen from your PC, it’s usually because you have inadvertently installed some form of malware on your system. There are, of course, examples of hackers ...

April 23, 2020 at 10:08 am by

Ransomware Groups Pledge to Not Target Hospitals

With the outbreak of the Coronavirus, health organizations throughout the world are doing their best to deal with the increasingly difficult situation. What certainly ...

March 24, 2020 at 11:25 am by

Hackers Create Fake Coronavirus Websites to Steal Your Data

We all know (or at least we should do) that the internet can be a dangerous place. With the current concerns surrounding the Coronavirus, however, it shouldn’t be ...

March 12, 2020 at 8:33 am by

Ransomware Up 41% in 2019 With Huge Payment Spikes Too!

The internet can be a dangerous place and that is perhaps best demonstrated in the rapid and alarming growth of ‘ransomware‘ within the last 5 years. For those of ...

February 12, 2020 at 9:11 am by

Microsoft Tests a New Edge Feature to Block Dodgy Downloads

With the launch of the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser earlier this month, it’s already managed to make a few converts of us here at eTeknix. Is it notably ...

February 1, 2020 at 11:43 am by

Malware Creators Are Turning to WAV to Hide Malicious Code

The battle between malware creators and security researchers will always be ongoing in this digital age. As you may expect, however, the former generally tends to have the ...

October 20, 2019 at 11:04 am by

Google Removes Two More Malware Ridden Apps from its Store

It’s hardly any secret that the Google Play Store can be a great place to find weird and wonderful apps for your Android device. It’s also hardly any secret that a ...

September 24, 2019 at 12:50 pm by

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