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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

Google Removes 24 More Malware-Riddled Apps from their Store

Despite the popularity of the Android platform for both tablets and smartphones, it’s hardly a secret that the Google Play Store is something of a minefield when it ...

September 10, 2019 at 9:40 am by

Google Pulls Popular PDF App Due to it Containing Malware

It’s pretty clear that the Google Play Store has some pretty huge problems with malware. We regularly report on various (and often hundreds) of apps getting pulled as ...

August 28, 2019 at 4:45 pm by

Popular VPN Website Is Cloned to Spread Malware

With the increasing concerns over privacy online, many people have chosen to utilise a VPN (virtual private network) in order to essentially mask their identities. This can be ...

August 22, 2019 at 1:23 pm by

Researchers Find DSLR Cameras Can Get Ransomware

Ransomware is perhaps one of the worst bits of malware you could hope to get. Put simply, usually entering via a rather innocent-looking e-mail attachment (something like an ...

August 13, 2019 at 1:03 pm by

Password Stealing Malware Up 60% Reports Kaspersky

It should hardly be a secret to anyone involved in the internet that there are people out there that would absolutely love to get their hands on some of our personal ...

July 24, 2019 at 11:26 am by

“Agent Smith” Malware has Infected 25 Million Android Devices

While the Google Android platform is certainly exceptionally popular on both smartphones and tablets, there are clearly some pitfalls that users have to avoid. For example, ...

July 11, 2019 at 3:17 pm by

Samsung Recommend Regularly Checking Your TV For Viruses

Samsung Advise Regular TV Virus Checks With Samsung being one of the biggest names in electronics, the chances are that a significant number of you will have one of their ...

June 18, 2019 at 10:24 am by

Windows Malware Update Still Not Applied To 1M Systems

Windows Update Earlier last month, Microsoft revealed how a security exploit had been found in some of their earlier operating systems. Affecting users of Windows XP, 7 and ...

June 1, 2019 at 12:41 pm by

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