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Why Anti-virus is Far From a Dying Concern

Recently, it was announced that media streaming platform Netflix was dumping its traditional anti-virus software in exchange for a more modern and seamless alternative. Many ...

September 4, 2015 at 8:00 am by

Extensive Malvertising Campaign Targets Yahoo!

This Malvertising Campaign is no longer active having been reported to Yahoo by Anti Malware blocker Malwarebytes, it’s still newsworthy to note the stats and techniques ...

August 5, 2015 at 4:00 pm by

Researchers Create Silent Mac Worm

Macs have often be heralded as safe, or rather safer than Windows PC’s. This has often been accredited to the fact that unlike windows, developing applications on a Mac ...

August 4, 2015 at 2:30 pm by

Windows 10 Ransomware Discovered

Well this didn’t take long! A new form of ransomware has been discovered which if downloaded, will automatically encrypt your files before demanding a fee to unlock them. ...

August 2, 2015 at 11:27 am by

Scientists Find a Way to Reveal Your Viral Past With Just a Drop of Blood

During our lifetime, we get exposed to dozens of viruses, but luckily our bodies are well equipped to deal with it. Our immune system produces antibodies to deal with foreign ...

June 14, 2015 at 6:58 pm by

Defence Controls Could Criminalise Teaching Encryption

Encryption, the word has been used a lot recently in news reports and in virus attacks, It is a technology that essentially locks your files up with a key that only you know, ...

May 21, 2015 at 5:58 pm by

New Rootkit Uses Your Graphics Card as Blind Spot

Viruses, Trojans and Malware all have one thing in common, they try to stay hidden and move around so they won’t be detected before the job is done and the user ...

May 18, 2015 at 1:58 pm by

Modding Your GTA? It May be Time To Change Your Passwords!

Grand Theft Auto 5 was one of the biggest games of 2014. With both a storyline covering three different people, an online world (eventually) and even the ability to load in ...

May 16, 2015 at 11:28 am by

Drive Destroying Malware Discovered

Cisco Systems’ Talos Group have discovered a new malware that takes ninja operation to a whole new level. It has been dubbed Rombertik and it basically monitors ...

May 6, 2015 at 6:58 am by

US Police Forced to Pay Bitcoin Ransom

It’s strange to think that the police force could become a victim of hackers. The strict network security implementation would make you think that they’re safe ...

April 15, 2015 at 12:58 pm by

Simda Botnet Taken Down After Affecting 777,000 PC’s Worldwide

Sidma has been around for the past 6 months, causing pain to PC owners across the world. It infected 128,000 computers each month – a phenomenal rate for a botnet. The ...

April 13, 2015 at 8:28 pm by

Guy Calls Shameless Internet Scammers Pretending to be an Elderly Person

We’re all aware of those fake virus webpages that say “your computer is at risk”. Sometimes you get a big pop-up pretending to be some anti-virus, telling ...

March 7, 2015 at 9:42 am by

UTorrent Could Literally Blow Up Your PC!

According to Motherboard, a package has been discovered that is linked to the popular Torrent download client µTorrent, that seemingly could destroy your computer. Not ...

March 6, 2015 at 8:56 pm by

Want to Know if Superfish is on Your PC?

Superfish, the adware that Lenovo was found to be installing on consumer PCs, has the potential to wreak havoc on your computer. While it can simply plaster webpages with ...

February 23, 2015 at 8:53 am by

Superfish Admits to Certificate Installation, Didn’t Realise Security Flaw

The CEO of Superfish, the company behind the software of the same name that has been central to a recent scandal surrounding Lenovo, has admitted to his company ...

February 22, 2015 at 12:58 am by

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