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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

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

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

Researchers Uncover Advanced Cyber-Espionage Malware

Malware can be easy to spot sometimes, but other times it can be incredibly elusive, especially it was put together by government-sponsored hacking groups. A good example is ...

August 9, 2016 at 4:26 pm by

Nigerian Scammer Infects Himself with His Own Malware

Email scammers have been around for a long time, and it’s not likely that we’ll be rid of them anytime soon. However, more and more people are becoming aware of ...

August 8, 2016 at 3:49 pm by

Researchers Find People Will Use Dead Dropped USB Sticks

Remember all those rules people give you when you were growing up. The rules ranged from don’t talk to people you don’t know to something as repetitive as ...

August 6, 2016 at 10:30 am by

FossHub Hack Replaces Software With Malware!

When you download some popular software, you often end up using a mirror to gain access to all of your favourite bits of software. A popular place to upload and share your ...

August 3, 2016 at 7:32 pm by

Russia Believes Spies Planted Malware in State Systems

In this day and age, people are constantly fighting to gain access or stop people from accessing their information. Be it your home computer being attacked by ransomware or ...

August 2, 2016 at 11:11 am by

Chimera Ransomware Leaked by Rival Gang

Ransomware is everywhere these days and it often gives criminal gangs an easy way to make money across the world. There are more than a few groups using ransomware across the ...

July 27, 2016 at 12:37 pm by

Millions of Android Phones Infected by HummingBad Apps!

When it comes to viruses we are always being reminded about our computers. What about our other devices? When did you last virus scan your mobile phone? How about that new ...

July 8, 2016 at 3:40 pm by

Macs Latest Malware Reveals All

Computers are lovely things, reuniting people from all over the world and letting you find the world’s information at the press of a button. The problem with computers ...

July 7, 2016 at 11:40 am by

TP-Link Routers Exposed After Internet Domains Forgotten

How do you configure a router? Some people like the classic ways of logging into the device via SSH and then configure and change its settings where needed. This works for a ...

July 5, 2016 at 1:20 pm by

New Malware Steals Data through PC Fans

A team of researchers from the Ben-Gurion University’s Cyber Security Research Center in Israel have developed a type of malware that is able to steal data from an ...

June 28, 2016 at 12:40 am by

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