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Viruses Found Inside German Nuclear Plant

We’ve all had that scare when we’ve discovered a virus on our computer, either from a scan or a popup or unwanted behaviour on your computer. Now imagine if your ...

April 29, 2016 at 12:20 pm by

Windows Hotfix System Used to Install Malware

When it comes to antivirus software, we often think of the big independent companies such as Symantec and McAfee at the cost of forgetting built in anti-virus like that ...

April 27, 2016 at 9:40 am by

Old Versions of Android Vulnerable to Malvertising Ransomware Attack

While Google continually works hard in order to make each version of their Android operating system more and more secure, users of older versions of Android are still left ...

April 26, 2016 at 3:00 pm by

Synology Urges You To Be On Guard Against Ransomware

Ransomware is some of the nastiest pieces of software in existence and in theory, it could hit anyone. Some people naturally have a greater risk, through the kind of work and ...

April 22, 2016 at 12:20 pm by

Homeland Security & Trend Micro Recommend Uninstalling QuickTime Now

When it comes to software that you may not have heard of, or even used, recently QuickTime appears on my mind. A popular video software the system seems to have faded away, ...

April 15, 2016 at 1:00 pm by

Get Your System Back From Petya Without Paying a Penny!

When it comes to security threats and risks, the community as a whole is at its best when it has a common goal. An example of this was two weeks ago when a new ransomware was ...

April 15, 2016 at 10:53 am by

iOS Mobile Device Management Protocol Can be Abused to Load Malware

  Apple has worked hard to make it difficult to allow users to unwittingly install unauthorized and malicious apps onto their devices. Despite this, there is still one ...

April 1, 2016 at 1:30 pm by

Bitdefender Releases Free Tool to Fend Off Ransomware

Ransomware is a growing vector of attack in recent times and very few are truly safe from it and the potential loss of their personal data. Now antivirus firm Bitdefender have ...

March 30, 2016 at 1:45 pm by

Petya – The Ransomware That Deletes Your Master Boot Record

Ransomware is getting nastier and nastier. Initially just an attempt to turn malicious software (malware) into something that is financially rewarding, ransomware works by ...

March 28, 2016 at 9:00 pm by

Malware May be Using Real GPS Data to Scam Speeders

There is a new malware scam hitting computers in Pennsylvania posing as an email containing a speeding ticket and containing a link that loads malicious software onto the ...

March 28, 2016 at 1:30 pm by

USB Thief Infects ‘Air-gapped’ Computers And Leaves No Trace

Malware (short for malicious software) is a type of program that is intended to cause harm to a system, be it in the form of ransomware, like that which has hit several ...

March 27, 2016 at 3:15 am by

Malware Could Be Using Legitimate Signature Certificates

When it comes to installing software on your computer, we often have to take it on faith that the software is safe to use. As an extra precaution, the latest step is to allow ...

March 19, 2016 at 10:00 pm by

Stagefright Vulnerability Now a Serious Threat to Android Devices

  The Stagefright vulnerability in Android is nothing new, however for a long time it was (mostly) harmless due to difficulties in reliably using the flaw for malicious ...

March 19, 2016 at 8:00 pm by

Steam Stealer Malware Targets Thousands of Gamers Each Month

The security company Kaspersky released a new report that clearly shows just how much of a problem the Steam Stealer malware is. Not only does the malware infect thousands of ...

March 16, 2016 at 9:10 am by

KeRanger Mac Ransomware Flaw May Allow Recovery of Files

A few days ago, KeRanger, the first Mac ransomware found in the wild was discovered. Now, according to researchers from antivirus firm Bitdefender, KeRanger turned out to be ...

March 10, 2016 at 10:00 am by

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