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The amount of cybercriminal activity associated with the Zeus family of financial Trojan programs has increased during the past few months, according to security researchers from antivirus vendor Trend Micro. "The notorious info-stealing...Show More Summary
You have a couple of options at your disposal if your browser gets highjacked by malware, or if you just once happen to forget to uncheck a toolbar offer in a software installer on your system. As far as Chrome is concerned, you can try and fix issues manually, for instance by changing the homepage [...]Show More Summary
Malware remains a potential threat for many PC owners. Here at MakeUseOf, we’ve been helping to combat that threat by offering several anti-malware apps free of charge through our Rewards Program. One of those apps has a sequel. IObit Malware Fighter 2 is a major overhaul of the company’s anti-malware app. Show More Summary
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Security researchers from antivirus vendor ESET discovered a piece of cyberespionage malware targeting Tibetan activists that uses unusual techniques to evade detection and achieve persistency on infected systems. The malware, whichShow More Summary
A new piece of Android malware has been discovered that can intercept your incoming text messages and forward them on to criminals. Once installed, the trojan can be used to... Keep reading ?
The company "Doctor Web" reported the discovery of a new malware for the platform Android, capable of intercepting incoming SMS-message and redirect them to malicious users. Trojan Android.Pincer.2.origin is a very serious threat toShow More Summary
Android, the world's most popular smartphone operating system, has malware issuesWe knew that already. But a new report suggests these issues are only destined to worsen In fact, 99.9% of new mobile malware detected in the first quarter...Show More Summary
Mobile devices are getting hit by a boom in malware similar to the one that hit PCs starting with the rise of the Web, a security software executive said Tuesday. "Mobile platforms, for a lot of attackers, represent a new target-rich environment," said Chris Doggett, senior vice president, North America, at Kaspersky Lab. Show More Summary
A new variant of the Citadel financial malware is targeting users of the Payza online payment platform by launching local in-browser attacks to steal their credentials, according to researchers from security firm Trusteer. Citadel is...Show More Summary
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Virtual private networking is a great way to accomplish a number of things, including making sure that your secrets stay your own, protecting against malware attacks, and getting around the geoblocking of audio and video content from networks, labels and basically anyone who wants to restrict your sweet, sweet access. Show More Summary
Backdoor took screenshots, sent them to attackers.
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A new Mac malware has been found in the wild that allowed attackers to steal data and install unauthorized apps on a compromised machine. What makes this malware different than other recent Mac malware, though, is that it breezes right past Gatekeeper… and the people behind it might have been gunning for the life of [...]Show More Summary
The computer virus seems to be making a subtle comeback. The term virus is frequently used as a catch-all for malicious software, but actually describes a very specific type of program that infects files and replicates, noticeable impairing a computer. Show More Summary
A new piece of Mac malware has been discovered. The virus installs itself as “macs.app” and silently takes screenshots to then upload to shady servers. It doesn’t appear to be very widespread at the moment. The malware was uncovered on an African activist’s Mac at the Oslo Freedom Forum, an annual event dedicated to “exploring how best [...]Show More Summary
New Mac spyware was discovered earlier this week on a computer at the Oslo Freedom Forum, an annual human rights conference. Located by computer security researcher Jacob Appelbaum, the malware, which has been deemed OSX/KitM.A, is currently...Show More Summary