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Ransomware Locks Your Android Phone Pin And Asks For Cash

Ransomware is akin to the booming stock market of yesteryear for hackers, the notion of locking an individual’s infected device is a powerful reality for today’s modern ...

September 12, 2015 at 11:00 am by

Malicious Porn App Took Secret Photos of Users

A fraudulent Android porn app that took secret photos of users and attempted to blackmail them has been discovered by security firm Zscaler. Adult Player purported to offer ...

September 7, 2015 at 6:00 pm by

Latvian Malware Creator Pleads Guilty to Hacking Charges

Deniss Calovskis is a Lativan man who helped code part of the Gozi virus and has finally accepted his role in the project during a court hearing. The virus was first ...

September 7, 2015 at 5:33 pm by

Mozilla Firefox 40 Released

Firefox’s existence has been somewhat rocky over the past few years, from the browser market becoming more competitive with the increased competition from Google Chrome to ...

August 12, 2015 at 12:00 pm by
Yahoo

Extensive Malvertising Campaign Targets Yahoo!

This Malvertising Campaign is no longer active having been reported to Yahoo by Anti Malware blocker Malwarebytes, it’s still newsworthy to note the stats and techniques ...

August 5, 2015 at 4:00 pm by
Mac

Researchers Create Silent Mac Worm

Macs have often be heralded as safe, or rather safer than Windows PC’s. This has often been accredited to the fact that unlike windows, developing applications on a Mac ...

August 4, 2015 at 2:30 pm by

This Is Why Strapping a Wi-Fi Connection to a Sniper Rifle Is a Bad Idea

We have come to a point where we embed a lot of technology to weapons, sometimes even too much technology. This is the case of TrackingPoint, a company that makes such smart ...

July 30, 2015 at 12:30 pm by

Hacking Team’s Rootkit Can Survive Hard Drive Scrubbing

Investigations by Trend Mirco have uncovered that the now-infamous spyware distributed by Italian surveillance outfit Hacking Team can survive the scrubbing or removal of a ...

July 20, 2015 at 6:00 am by

Spam E-Mails Drop to a 12 Year Low

Security specialist Symantec have conducted an extensive research programme into the amount of spam plaguing email inboxes. The results are fascinating and thorough scans ...

July 18, 2015 at 2:00 pm by

Android News App Used to Distribute Hacking Team’s Spyware

The massive (and wonderful) data theft from Hacking Team has revealed that Italian spyware maker was using a fake Android app as a backdoor method of distribution for its ...

July 18, 2015 at 10:00 am by

Hacking Team Were Tracking Bitcoin Users

Leaked documents, published by WikiLeaks, have revealed that Italian spyware firm Hacking Team have the ability to track Bitcoin users, and have been selling the software with ...

July 15, 2015 at 3:28 pm by

Google Chrome Starts Blocking Torrent Sites

Since yesterday, Google’s Chrome browser has begun blocking torrent websites, including Torrentz, ExtraTorent, RARBG, and the popular KickAss Torrents, flagging them as ...

July 12, 2015 at 7:00 am by

New Android Malware Discovered Every 18 Seconds

The G DATA’s Q1 2015 Mobile Malware Report has revealed an alarming statistic which suggests a new piece of malware is released on the Android platform every 18 seconds. ...

July 6, 2015 at 12:00 pm by

Ask Toolbar Targetted by Microsoft as High Threat Malware

Microsoft looks to be serious about making their Windows platform more safe and secure after years of being derided as being malware prone. In its latest move, Microsoft has ...

June 12, 2015 at 10:58 am by

VLC Developer: Sourceforge Has Been Pushing “Crapware” Since 2012

Fans of software repository Sourceforge were aghast to discover that the site was hijacking orphaned pages and turning legitimate software into Trojans by bundling them with ...

June 6, 2015 at 9:55 am by

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