Malware burrows into your computer and steals information. Here's how to avoid this cyberthievery.
Headlines shout about hundreds of millions being vulnerable. But they ignore a vital part of Android's security which stops app-based malware dead in its tracks. Whether it's QuadRooter earlier in 2016, or Gooligan more recently, the news is full of reports of terrifying Android security vulnerabilities. Show More Summary
Federal authorities from around the world have finally shut down “Avalanche,” a massive network of 500,000 hijacked machines that hackers used to launch malware and phishing attacks. In fact, at one time, the Avalanche network was responsible for two-thirds of all global phishing attacks. Read more...
An international operation takes down a malware hub that supported criminal activities in more than 30 countries.
The network, known as "Avalanche," served as a platform for phishing, malware distribution, and money laundering. The post It Took 4 Years to Take Down ‘Avalanche,’ a Huge Online Crime Ring appeared first on WIRED.
Malware and complete hard drive corruption on the Mac is rare, but it can happen. Here's how to rebuild your Mac. Ah, the holidays: Good food, good conversation, and — if you're in my line of work — a healthy helping of familial tech...Show More Summary
Welcome to our Trojan Win32/Detplock removal guide. The following instructions will aid you in removing the unwanted software from your PC. There are many different kinds of harmful viruses and malware that you can encounter. Some are...Show More Summary
Enigma Software reports that malware infections during the four days from Black Friday to Cyber Monday more than doubled compared to the rest of November.
Ransomware, malware that enables attackers to disable systems or encrypt your data until you pay them, is on the rise. If you’ve become the victim of an attack, these four decryption tools might save the day. Read more...
More than 800,000 domains were seized, sinkholed, or blocked in 'Operation Avalanche', an effort by law enforcement authorities and researchers in 30 countries.
A new malware that targets Google’s Android Operating System (OS) is suspected to have compromised more than a million Google accounts. Dubbed “Googlian” by the security company that discovered the attack, the malware campaign first emerged in August, and is believed to be gaining illegal access to 13,000 new devices per day. Show More Summary
More than 1 million Google accounts were breached, enabling malware users to steal Google users’ passwords and bloat recommendations, among other things, according to a report by MediaPost. The report says security researchers at Check Point Software Technologies uncovered a...
"Avalanche" launched malware infections in more than 180 countries with damages in the hundreds of millions of euros.
The Avalanche family of malware has cost users more than $6 million in damages.
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Check here to see if your Android device has been hit by the Gooligan malware – and what to do if it has
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Dysfunctional Android patching comes back to bite Google via two million fraudulent installs from Google Play in three months.
A new type of malware is doing the rounds, and it has already infected 1 million Android devices. Dubbed Gooligan, this malware roots Android, giving the hackers full control of people’s devices. Anyone with an Android running Jelly Bean, KitKat, or Lollipop is currently at risk. Show More Summary
Google has suffered a massive malware infection affecting over one million Android users across the globe. Security firm Check Point Technologies revealed in a blog post that the attack, dubbed Gooligan, steals authentication tokens to breach data from Google Play, Photos, Drive, Docs, G Suite, Gmail and more. Show More Summary