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Police Body Cameras Pre-Installed With Worm

Police are just one of many organisations that are using technology to help their everyday activities. One of these pieces of technology is body cameras, small devices which ...

November 16, 2015 at 8:27 pm by

New Ransomware Does The Unforgivable – Forgets How To Unlock Your Files

Ransomware is a whole new level of problems for computer users. Previously malicious software, or malware for short, would spread causing chaos and destruction wherever it ...

November 11, 2015 at 1:00 am by

Linux Systems Targeted by New Ransomware

Ransomware is a particularly nasty piece of malware that has become even more popular in recent years. Initially, malware was designed to just disrupt or damage a ...

November 10, 2015 at 6:00 am by

Rogue Android App’s Nearly Impossible to Remove

I hate it when someone comes to me with a problem on their phone, “oh my phone is going slow”, “I can’t get on the internet” or something ...

November 8, 2015 at 12:00 pm by

PageFair Breach Infects Windows PCs with Trjoan Flash Installers

PageFair, a service designed to “help websites survive the rise of adblock”, has been compromised, causing websites using its software to spread malicious Trojan Flash ...

November 2, 2015 at 6:30 pm by

One Java With An Added PUP Please

Critical security updates to applications are essential to maintain a patched system from the many exploits which attempt to infiltrate ones PC. Certain software companies ...

October 26, 2015 at 3:30 pm by

Numerous Security Cameras Have Been Turned into a Botnet by Malware

It’s not exactly news that security cameras can be hacked, but turning a bunch of them into a botnet using malware is not exactly a regular occurrence. However, ...

October 25, 2015 at 1:00 pm by

eFast – The New Way Malware Could Target Your PC

In a departure from most malware and adware, which attack and harass their targets by seizing control of their browsers, new adware “eFast Browser” takes things ...

October 18, 2015 at 12:00 pm by

Revenge of the Killer USB

Back in March, we brought you the story of a custom-built USB drive that was designed to destroy a computer, sort of like a physical form of malware. Now, the Russian that ...

October 13, 2015 at 11:32 pm by

Russian Anti-Virus Company Firebombed by Angry VXers

Malware creators have firebombed the offices of an anti-virus company after it refused to delist its reverse engineered analysis of an ATM skimmer. A group calling itself ...

October 3, 2015 at 7:29 pm by

Wifatch: The Vigilante Malware

Malware. That one word which seems to inspire fear and dread in everybody who hears it, even more so when you’ve experienced it first hand on one of your many devices. ...

October 3, 2015 at 9:50 am by

Green Dispensing Malware to ATM Machines

A downside of technical innovation lies in the unfortunate ability to hack devices with the aim of stealing information and scamming consumers out of their savings. ATM’s ...

September 27, 2015 at 12:31 pm by

Malware In Hilton Hotels Results in Card Details Being Stolen

How often do you use your card? When you pop down to the shop and breaking that ten-pound note will result in too many coins to carry back? How about when you’re buying ...

September 26, 2015 at 11:45 am by

Apple Lists Top 25 Apps Affected by XcodeGhost Malware

Apple has revised the XcodeGhost FAQ on its Chinese website and listed the top 25 apps compromised by the malware. These include a number of high profile apps for the ...

September 25, 2015 at 1:31 pm by

Lenovo Caught Pre-Installing Malware on its Computers Again

Earlier this year, Lenovo was caught pre-installing adware on its computers, eliciting a vociferous backlash from users. The Superfish scandal, however, appears merely to have ...

September 24, 2015 at 4:54 pm by

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