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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

First Mac-Targetting Ransomware Appears in the Wild

Despite the rising amount of ransomware attacks recently, Apple’s Mac OSX has so far remained unaffected by it. Unfortunately, for Mac-users, security firm Palo Alto ...

March 7, 2016 at 9:20 am by

“Cyber Pathogen” Claims On Locked iPhone Made Up

The debate of privacy vs security is one that has lasted for hundreds of years, if not longer. With people claiming that while security is important, if that is compromised or ...

March 5, 2016 at 5:30 pm by

Mozilla Bans Popular YouTube Unblocker Add-On

One of Firefox’s popular add-ons has been kicked from the repository after repeated bad behavior, and it is unlikely to come back. The YouTube add-on uses a list of ...

March 4, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

Mac Malware Implies HackingTeam Has Returned

HackingTeam has been quiet recently, following the hack against them last July that revealed embarrassing amounts of their private data, emails, and code. Now researchers have ...

March 1, 2016 at 9:00 am by

Linux Mint Site Hacked – Genuine ISO Replaced by Malware

The official website for Linux Mint has been hacked, and the ISO download of the operating system was replaced with a malicious version on Saturday (20th February), the head ...

February 21, 2016 at 5:24 pm by

Hospital Pays Bitcoin Ransom to Fix Ransomware

Viruses and malware are issues for the best of us, from forgetting to scan your computer once to being baited in by that interesting link in an email, there are many ways for ...

February 18, 2016 at 10:10 am by

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