malware

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

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

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