Everything you need to know about the Pegasus malware and how Apple responded. Rene Ritchie has been covering Apple and the personal technology industry for almost a decade. Editor-in-chief of iMore, executive editor for Mobile Nations,...Show More Summary
Security researchers have identified a three-headed monster that could be used to record sounds, collect passwords, read text messages, record calls and track users. All iOS versions 9.3.4 and below are vulnerable. The attack utilizes...Show More Summary
At McAfee Labs we recently observed various threat families using the Nullsoft Scriptable Install System (NSIS). This practice is not new, but our analysis shows that several malware families are employing the same technique to hide their packed executable code. Show More Summary
How can I compare the popularity of Google’s recently launched Duo video chat app to Android malware apps that many consider not to be a thing? That’s preposterous, heresy even. But I’m just going to show how much our perception is altered...Show More Summary
Apple has just released a security update in response to a malware threat that turns your phone into a pocket spy.
Researchers have discovered a scarily effective piece of malware, authored by an Israeli "cyber arms dealer," that can completely hack an iPhone if the user clicks on one link. First found by a UAE human rights defender who was sentShow More Summary
The malware was used to target a political dissident in the United Arab Emirates.
Security flaws in iOS left users vulnerable to hacking tools sold to governments.
Many people assume their iPhones are secure, but new research sent Apple scrambling to fix vulnerabilities that left users at risk. Spyware relying on three previously unknown, or “zero-day,” flaws in Apple’s iOS mobile operating system for years allowed governments to take over victims' phones by tricking them into clicking on a link in a text […]
What is the best new antivirus software? Windows 10 comes equipped with two apps — Windows Defender and Windows Firewall — that fight against viruses and other types of malware. They do their job, but they're not perfect, and they don't...Show More Summary
This is something we don’t have to tell our readers, but it’s recommended for everyone — especially those with a Windows PC — to have a virus scanner installed. Luckily the world isn’t devoid of heroes just yet. Every so often, security...Show More Summary
A malicious email tries to lure people into following a link that downloads malware into their computer by promising to reveal a nonexistent video showing Hillary Clinton exchanging money with an ISIS leader.
Last week, we wrote about the leak of various NSA hacking tools, that showed it had zero-day exploits for a bunch of hardware, including some from Cisco. This has raised some concerns about how long the NSA sat on these vulnerabilities...Show More Summary
New analysis of Bar?? Pehlivan's computer finds a very rare, targeted malware called Ahtapot. It only gets stranger from there.
What do you know about the operating system, or OS, you currently use? Is it slow-running? Are you constantly worried about issues with malware, licensing fees, or crashes? Frankly, do you know what your OS is called? Every computer, whether it's for home or office use, needs an OS that can handle whatever you throw at it. Show More Summary
Emerging out of the blue, a cryptic online group that calls itself the Shadow Brokers claims that it has purloined a cache of cyber burglary tools from a little known but highly skilled hacking operation dubbed the Equation Group. The Shadow Brokers made some of the tools available for free, but...
I got an email invoice from someone I don't know and I'm leery about opening it! The file is a ".jar" and I have no idea what that is. Is it safe to open or malware? The post What’s a.jar email attachment? appeared first on Ask Dave Taylor.
The Intercept publishes files from leakmeister Edward Snowden that appear to confirm the NSA's secret malware software is out in the open.
Documents suggest a smoking gun between the US intelligence agency and the malware it allegedly developed.
Do you feel like your PC is sluggish and unresponsive? It could be due to any number of factors — too many apps running at once, old or weak hardware, hidden malware on your system, etc. — and the hard part is pinpointing which ones apply to you. Show More Summary