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New Mac malware has an evil way of taking over your entire computer

It used to be that Mac users didn't really have to worry about malware. But we live in a brave new world with easy internet access and a bunch of jerks, so the good 'ole days are over. A new strain of Mac malware uses a familiar method...Show More Summary

Whoops. Millions of Android phones are wide open to hackers

All is not well in Google Play.  A group of researchers has determined that hundreds of apps in the store have a gaping security hole that potentially allows hackers to implant malware and steal data from millions of Android smartphones.  According...Show More Summary

Stealthy Mac malware spies on encrypted browser traffic

A new malware program that targets macOS users is capable of spying on encrypted browser traffic to steal sensitive information. The new program, dubbed OSX/Dok by researchers from Check Point Software Technologies, was distributed via email phishing campaigns to users in Europe. Show More Summary

PSA: Again, another reason not to open attachments from strangers

Don't be scared but be aware, there's a new malware in town and it wants your Mac. Check Point Technologies has released detailed information about a a new malware attack that is directed at Mac users. It's being called Dok and it has the potential to access a user's online communication, including secure sites. Show More Summary

New 'Dok' malware targets Macs using signed Apple developer certificate

A new strain of malware targeting Mac users is attempting to slip past defenses through a phishing scheme and a signed Apple developer certificate -- though in practice, it may still not pose much of a threat.

Gatekeeper won’t stop this ‘major scale’ Mac malware

A new strain of “major scale” malware targeting macOS users is able to bypass the Gatekeeper feature that’s designed to block malicious software. The trojan, which prevents you from doing anything on your Mac until you install a bogus software update, also goes undetected by many antivirus programs. Show More Summary

?Facebook: We're adding information warfare to our fight against malware, fraud

Facebook's security team doesn't disagree with the US Director of National Intelligence's conclusion that Russia tried to sway the US Presidential election.

Nasty Mac malware bypasses Gatekeeper, undetectable by most antivirus apps

We learned recently that macOS malware grew by 744% last year, though most of it fell into the less-worrying category of adware. However, a newly-discovered piece of malware falls into the ‘seriously nasty’ category – able to spy onShow More Summary

TrickBot banking Trojan steps up attacks against UK targets

IBM X-Force researchers warn that this sophisticated malware family is fast becoming one of the most prevalent forms of data-stealing banking Trojans

Hacker stole over $100 million from Google and Facebook

The world wide web can be a pretty hectic place if you’re careless. Things like malware, ransomware, and phishing are part of our daily internet experience. As long as you know what they mean and how to protect yourself against them, you shouldn’t be affected. Show More Summary

It took Microsoft six months to fix an Office exploit - CNET

More than 1 billion Microsoft Office users were at risk from the exploit that let hackers hide malware in Word files.

Don't Miss: Dealing with malicious game clones

What happens when your game earns its own ad-ridden malware clone? We explore the issue on the basis of Robot Gentleman's experience with a clone of 60 Seconds!....

Brand new next-gen mesh wireless system blankets your home with Wi-Fi and blocks malware

Know how you see mesh Wi-Fi systems mentioned everywhere you look these days? Well, there's a reason for that: they're awesome. Gone are the days of spotty wireless coverage, slow internet speeds due to interference, and service interruptions that aren't fixed until you reboot your router. Show More Summary

Forty-five apps with Android malware FalseGuide downloaded from Google Play infect 2 million users

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Check Point researchers have found new Android malware dubbed FalseGuide that has been part of 45 apps downloaded more than two million times from Google Play since November 2016. This is not the first time the Play Store has contained infected apps, adware, fake apps, and more. Once notified by Check Point, Google quickly removed […]

How do I build my own computer worm for penetration testing?

Learn computer worm malware inside and out by building your own. Continue reading How do I build my own computer worm for penetration testing?.

1.1 Billion Identities Leaked Via Data Breaches in 2016; Email Is The Biggest Malware Carrier

Internet security firm Symantec has just released their annual ‘Internet Security Threat Report’, and there are some interesting revelations out there. While India has been placed at #5 position globally in terms of data breach and exposed digital identities, we are ranked #2 in Asia, just behind China. Show More Summary

Fresh from its E-Coli outbreak, Chipotle now catches credit card stealing malware

Fast casual restaurant company Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. can’t catch a break with the company, that infamously sold E-Coli bacteria infected food to customers in 2016 now catching a new infection in the form of credit card stealing malware on its retail network. Show More Summary

Adobe Flash Player Critical Issues and Patches

Adobe Flash Player has reportedly been giving problems to users because of its security holes. In fact, it has become a favorite target of some malware exploits and certain attacks. Although more and more users have become aware of such issues, many are still using Adobe Flash for streaming movies, playing games, and browsing just about any content. Show More Summary

How to Protect Your Android Phone from Malware

According to the latest market surveys and reports, it has been declared without any shred of doubt that Google’s Android OS has monopoly as far as the smartphone market goes. Out of the smartphones in the world, 87.5 % of them run on some version of the beloved operating system. Show More Summary

Best Free Anti-malware Software For Full Protection on Windows

Here are the best free anti-malware software products for Windows: BitDefender Antivirus Free Edition BitDefender Antivirus Free Edition is a discreet and efficient free software to successfully protect your PC from malware. The program is a silent but strong software that doesn’t even ask you questions at the moment of installation. Show More Summary

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