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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

Researchers Find Malware Hiding in GIFs

Security researchers have found a type of malware on popular websites which hides in advertisement images and has been active for around two years. The Stegano exploit kit – ...

December 8, 2016 at 7:45 pm by
Headphones Spy

New Spy Malware Can Turn Headphones Into Microphones

It is the kind of stuff one only used to see in spy movies but researchers from Israel’s Ben Gurion University have demonstrated how a piece of headphone can be turned ...

November 23, 2016 at 12:40 pm by

Office Depot Caught Scamming Customers with Unnecessary Malware Cleaning Charges

Office supply retail chain Office Depot and sister store OfficeMax have been exposed as charging users unnecessary Malware clean-up fees after two separate US news ...

November 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm by

Snowden Blames Russia for NSA Hack

Shock news broke last night that the US National Security Agency (NSA) was hacked, and that the group responsible was selling the US-funded malware that it stole for one ...

August 16, 2016 at 5:30 pm by
NHS

How to get Tech Support Scammers to Install Malware

The old tech support scam – criminals posing as technical support staff in order to con computer users into surrendering access to their computers or paying to unlock ...

August 15, 2016 at 11:45 am by

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