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Malware On Mac Is On The Rise

06/25/2017, It has long been believed that the fundamentally different nature of Mac OS protects it from the wide variety of malware that plagues Windows PCs. However, there has been a steady growth in malware on Mac over the past few years and the latest McAfee...

WannaCry Ransomware Forces Honda To Shut Down One Of Its Plants

06/21/2017, Back in May it was reported that there was a particularly nasty piece of ransomware called “WannaCry” that was making its rounds globally. It was pretty big news for a while but things eventually subsided, although to say that the malware has been...

Hovering On A Hyperlink Could Cause Malware Infection

06/13/2017, There are many ways to get infected by malware, but one of the ways that people end up doing it to themselves is by clicking links that they are not familiar with, whether it be sent in an email or an instant message from a friend. However it seems that...

Link To Malware Found Hidden In Instagram Comments

06/08/2017, On the profiles of famous Instagrammers, especially celebrities, you can expect to find all sorts of comments ranging from the adoring, to the hateful, to the trollish, and more often than not you would find spam-like comments too that advertise products...

Massive Ransomware Attack Is Making Its Way Around The World

05/12/2017, It is often advised to not click links and to download attachments and files that come from sources you do not know. This is because sometimes these links or downloads can lead to the installation of malware that can either open up a backdoor to your...

HandBrake For Mac Could Be Hiding A Trojan After Server Breach

05/09/2017, One of the reasons why users are encouraged to download apps from official app stores or from the official developer’s website is because they’re safer. This isn’t to say that third-party download sites are bad, but sometimes there are some who...

Mac Dok Malware Is The First ‘Major Scale’ Trojan

05/01/2017, Malware writers generally tend to target Windows as that’s where the largest number of potential victims are. No wonder Mac users have remained safe from malware for a long time. However, malware for Mac is becoming increasingly prominent these...

Smart TV Infected With Malware And Gets Bricked

12/27/2016, Smart TVs seem like a great idea. After all the ability to do more on your TV, like surf the web, play games, use apps, and etc. seems like a win-win situation, doesn’t it? Unfortunately this also means that your TVs are also vulnerable to malware...

Amy Schumer Is The Most Dangerous Celebrity To Search For

09/28/2016, Have you ever tried searching for something on Google, only to have the search results return some pretty shady-sounding links? Yup, we’ve all been there, and now it seems that during the 10th annual McAfee Most Dangerous Celebrities study, Intel...

Guy Tricks Tech Support Scammers Into Installing Ransomware

08/14/2016, By now we would hope that most of you guys are wise to more common scams, like the infamous “Nigerian prince” scam, phishing scams, or tech support scams, where someone pretends to be tech support from a company like Microsoft, and they claim your PC...

Android Malware Prevents You From Calling Your Bank

07/19/2016, Have you ever checked your credit card statement and realized that there are some numbers that just don’t make sense? For example there are charges made to your card that you just can’t seem to recall ever making. This is when you usually call your...