More Android apps from dangerous Ztorg family sneak into Google Play

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 34 Share this story For the second time this month, Google has removed Android apps from its Google Play marketplace. Google did so after a…


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Fileless malware targeting US restaurants went undetected by most AV

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 49 Share this story Researchers have detected a brazen attack on restaurants across the United States that uses a relatively new technique to keep its…


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What Is Pharming and How Can It Be Prevented?

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Spread the loveTweet In this day and age the gullible computer user is becoming rarer. With malware education prevalent on the Internet, people aren’t so easily fooled by the scam…


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You’ll never guess where Russian spies are hiding their control servers

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Spread the loveTweet reader comments 61 Share this story A Russian-speaking hacking group that, for years, has targeted governments around the world is experimenting with a clever new method that…


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Subtitles Malware: What It Is, and How to Avoid It

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Spread the loveTweet What files come to mind when you think of potentially dangerous filetypes? .exe files are definitely up there, as are app downloads from shady websites. Quite low…


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How an Accidental ‘Kill Switch’ Slowed Friday’s Massive Ransomware Attack

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Spread the loveTweet Amid a desperate situation Friday in which hundred of thousands of ransomware attacks pelted computers in nearly 100 countries, one stroke of good fortune hit, too. As…


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Today’s Massive Ransomware Attack Was Mostly Preventable—Here’s How To Avoid It

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Spread the loveTweet Photo: Getty Ransomware may be mostly thought of as a (sometimes costly) nuisance, but when it hinders the ability of doctors and nurses to provide aid to…


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How FalseGuide Infected 2 Million Android Devices

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Spread the loveTweet When downloading apps for Android, it’s common sense to only use the Google Play app. After all, who knows what kind of malware is bundled within apps…


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Massive vulnerability in Windows Defender leaves most Windows PCs vulnerable

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Spread the loveTweet Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Image reader comments 43 Share this story Microsoft on Monday patched a severe code-execution vulnerability in the malware protection engine that is used in…


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Popular Mac App Developers Issue Urgent Malware Warning

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Spread the loveTweet The developers of the transcoding software Handbrake have issued a statement that warns one of the mirror sites to download the software has been compromised by hackers.…


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