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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

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

HIV May Not Be Stopped By Gene Editing

We are often taught that in order to solve a problem we break it down to its simplest parts and then deal with each part on its own. Some scientists have taken this to heart ...

April 11, 2016 at 4:40 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

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

“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

Illumina – The Google of DNA

We have all used Google and other search engines to find everything from that news article we told our friends about the other day to the cute cat video that we just ...

February 28, 2016 at 2:20 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

MazerBOT Targets Android Phones – Unless They’re In Russia

Malware, or malicious software, includes everything from your pop-up ads to opening doors for full-scale hacks to companies. Taking a trip the malware museum shows you how ...

February 15, 2016 at 9:40 am by

Take a Trip to the Malware Museum

I’m sure many of you have been to a museum at one point or another but did you know there was also a museum for Malware? That’s right, there’s a huge online ...

February 7, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

White Hat Hacker Tweaks Dridex Malware to Distribute Antivirus Software

The Dridex banking malware has been a huge headache for a large part of the financial and technology industries, but it seems there’s a white knight out there looking to ...

February 6, 2016 at 11:15 am by

VirusTotal – Anti-Virus For Your Firmware

Malware happens all too often, with it spreading like a wildfire around the world due to the connectivity offered by the internet, with banks and companies being offered ...

January 29, 2016 at 2:29 pm by

CryptoWall 4 Is Being Distributed Via a New Campaign

There has been a huge explosion of online ransomware within the last year or two which has seen a huge number of consumer’s, unfortunately, falling victim to this ever ...

January 8, 2016 at 12:00 pm by

Ransomware Just Got Worse By The Use of JavaScript

Ransomware is probably one of the peskiest and most annoying things that your computer can catch. Not only do you lose access to your files, you have to pay a criminal to ...

January 5, 2016 at 2:30 pm by

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