Just when you thought your computer would be safe if you kept it offline, scientists go and prove you wrong. Scientists at the Fraunhofer Institute for Communication have developed malware that can be transmitted not through a regular network, but …Read More »
Researchers at Trustwave’s Spider Labs have uncovered a server with more than two million stolen login credentials. The stolen logins were for Facebook, Yahoo, Google, and Twitter accounts as well as for a handful of other sites.
According to Spider …Read More »
According to the Dutch media outlet NRC, courtesy of National Security Agency (NSA) whistleblower Edward Snowden, it was revealed that the NSA didn’t stop at reading your mail or listening to phone calls. The latest information says that the NSA …Read More »
The International Space Station was infected by malware according to Eugene Kapersky, a Russian security expert. He reported the infection was caused by malware which was transferred to the station via an infected USB stick brought onboard by a Russian …Read More »
Carlos Enrique Perez-Melara has just made the FBI’s most wanted list of cybercriminals.
He was charged back in 2005 for creating and selling a malware program, which documented messages as well as keystrokes on infected computers. Dubbed the ‘Lover Spy’, …Read More »
As of January 2014, the only extensions that Google will allow to work with the Chrome browser are those downloaded from it’s web store. In other words, Google is banning add-ons that they have not sanctioned.
According to Erik Kay …Read More »
No one wants malware on their computer. It’s dangerous and can allow the person who created the malware access to information you’d rather keep private. Keeping your antivirus software up to date is a good start but it often catches …Read More »
Windows has been exploited thanks to a group of hackers finding a vulnerability. Finally, Microsoft has developed a way to plug the hole, so to speak, and keep hackers from installing malware on computers running the affected version of Windows …Read More »
Cyber attacks, mostly in the Middle East and Southern Asia, have revealed weaknesses within Microsoft’s Windows operating system.
The company has sent out an alert, warning those that use Microsoft Office versions 2003-2010, Microsoft Lync, Windows Server 2008 and Microsoft …Read More »
If you’re from the West, then you might not have heard of Xunlei, a popular BitTorrent client in China. Aside from delivering entertainment to its users, the BitTorrent client is also distributing malware to Windows PCs and Android devices. We …Read More »
Having to deal with spam on a daily basis is a huge problem for many Internet users. To make matters worse, things haven’t changed much in 2013 compared to a year ago where spamming is concerned, so who is to …Read More »
Smartphone growth is incredible and to that the development of variety applications is an add-on. Users are continuously downloading and trying new applications everyday. To this the major concern is mobile security from malware. Yes, it’s quite a time now …Read More »
Humorous story of how a teenage girl accidentally gets her laptop infected with a nasty virus.Read More »
Dean of Law School turns off anti-virus to download malicious file, wonders why computer shows porn pages [Humor]
Pro tip: if your anti-virus warns you of a malicious file, you should probably listen unless you are 162% sure it is a false positive.Read More »
I really hope that Ethernet wire connected to the laptop is not live.
[via kyouteki]…Read More »
Man works tech support for a local company, woman accuses him of infecting her netbook with virus just so she would have to pay him to fix it.Read More »
The U.S. federal government is concerned by Android’s massive fragmentation problem as it attracts quite a lot of malware, according to a new study delivered by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The …Read More »
To be fair to Download.com, all 1,247 are PUPs (Potentially Unwanted Program — like toolbars, bloatware, etc.) and not hardcore malware. However, this is still something Download.com should not be promoting.Read More »
Do you use Orbit Downloader, a popular download manager for Windows? Then you should uninstall it right now because, according to ESET (the makers of NOD32 anti-virus), Orbit Downloader contains malware.
More specifically, ESET alleges Orbit Downloader contains code that …Read More »
We could easily say that iOS is one of the safest mobile platforms due to Apple’s strict app evaluation process. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean that iOS is free from malware. According to recent research by scientists at Georgia Tech, …Read More »
Lady clicks on email that claims her Chase bank account is locked. Too bad she doesn’t have a Chase bank account.Read More »
It looks like Linux users aren’t safe from malware after all. While there had been attacks on Linux servers before, this may be the first time regular Linux users are affected. According to reports, a piece of malware called ‘Hand …Read More »
Tech support cleans out a computer when s/he comes across poetic malware… literally.Read More »
Tor is a tool that protects your identity while browsing the internet. While it is known as the ‘Darknet’ by some due to how it can be used to distribute pornographic and child abuse images, the main purpose of this …Read More »
Hackers have gone on a rampage recently; these dirty little old men have hacked their way into multiple web servers where they proceeded to upload child abuse images for safekeeping. Hackers borrowing space on a company’s web server is nothing …Read More »
Pete likes to watch a lot of porn. Unfortunately, he doesn’t know how to watch porn safely.Read More »
Uh… how is it possible to be infected with so many malware?!Read More »
This infographic provides some simple tips as to how/why viruses spread.Read More »
A troubling malware family has recently been brought to light by researchers from both F-Secure and Webroot. What is particularly unique about this malware is that it targets both Windows and OSX. This malware appears to be an early attempt …Read More »
Kaspersky TDSSKiller finds one rootkit but somehow neutralizes three.Read More »
Pro tip: simply inserting your antivirus disc inside the CD tray will protect you from viruses.Read More »
Windows users are well versed in the art of malware — viruses, trojans, randsomware, etc. Mac users? Not so much. However, Mac users have recently been the target of a particularly annoying piece of malware or ‘ransomware’ — a preview …Read More »
Macs do, in fact, get viruses and this photo proves it.Read More »