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Google Removes 50 Malware Apps from Android Play Store

Google Play Store Harbouring Malware The Google Play Store can be a great place to go to bling your phone out. With a whole variety of apps, both for free and to buy, you can ...

September 14, 2017 at 3:57 pm by

Lenovo Settles Over the Built-In Spyware Scandal

Lenovo Finally Say Sorry for Pre-installed Spyware If you buy a laptop or PC from a high street seller, you should expect some bloatware. What is bloatware? Bloatware is ...

September 6, 2017 at 4:07 pm by

Companies Must Improve Online Security or Face Massive Fines

How safe do you think your data online is? We practically hear a story every week about how some major company has had it’s online data compromised. Based on this ...

August 8, 2017 at 3:05 pm by

Ransomware Has Made Millions in Last Year Says Google

Ransomware has seen a massive spike in attacks this year. With ransomware attacks encrypting all of the files on a hard drive there are increasing reports of people actually ...

July 27, 2017 at 1:19 pm by

Europol Report 200,000 Ransomware Victims and More to Come

Europol has announced that Fridays cyber-attack had over 200,000 victims in 150 countries. On Monday this number is expected to grow even larger. But why? The aftermath of ...

May 14, 2017 at 3:54 pm by

New Malware Threat for Apple Mac Users

A new malware program has been able to bypass Apple’s much-lauded security. An e-mail phishing campaign has been created to target Apple Mac users directly. Checkpoint, ...

May 8, 2017 at 11:12 am by

IBM Shipped USB Sticks Containing Malware to Customers

IBM has admitted that it accidentally sent some of its customers USB sticks containing malware. The offending drives were mistakenly included with shipments of its Storewize ...

May 2, 2017 at 6:16 pm by

The Evolving Threat of Ransomware and How it Works

With Ransomware on the increase, we look to help explain what Ransomware is and what you can do to avoid becoming its next victim in a significantly growing volume of those ...

April 19, 2017 at 1:30 pm by

1 in 5 UK Businesses Have Been Attacked by Hackers

A recent survey has revealed that at least 1 in 5 UK businesses have been attacked or the victim of hackers/cyber crime. The research conducted also found that out of 1,200 ...

April 18, 2017 at 6:05 pm by

New MS Word Zero-Day Exploit Uses OLE to Bypass Security

Microsoft Word has been the target of malware for almost as long as it’s been around. Usually, it tries to take advantage of the built-in macro function, but not this ...

April 10, 2017 at 7:20 pm by

RensomWare Holds Your Files Hostage Until You Beat a High Score

Malware is generally a nasty thing and ransomware is probably one of the worst kind. In most instances, ransomware will hold your files hostage until you pay the bad guys to ...

April 10, 2017 at 11:57 am by

IBM Says The State of Network Security is Abysmal

The state of online security is at a new low according to IBM Security’s 2017 IBM X-Force Threat Intelligence Index. Cyber criminals are starting to grab unstructured ...

April 3, 2017 at 3:50 pm by

Malware Steals Data from Computer’s Blinking LEDs

Hey, PC owners, let’s get real. You want all LEDs, all the time. Razer, Alphacool, Cooler Master, Thermaltake: they all know it. LEDs on your keyboard, in your PSU, even in ...

February 23, 2017 at 6:40 pm by

Mirai Worm Author Anna-Sempai Unmasked

The Mirai botnet, which takes control of unsecured IoT devices to launch massive DDoS attacks, wreaked havoc last year after its developer, known only as Anna-Sempai, released ...

January 20, 2017 at 5:30 pm by

Unlock New Ransomware by Infecting Your Friends

A new ransomware is offering infected users the chance to regain access to their locked computers without paying by sending the malicious software to infect other ...

December 12, 2016 at 5:00 am by

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