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Apple Responds To iOS Masque Attack Vulnerability

11/14/2014, A few days ago, we reported that a new malware for iOS had been discovered that has been known as the “Masque Attack”. For those who are hearing about this for the first time, the Masque Attack is named such because of its ability to disguise itself...

New “Masque Attack” Malware For iOS Discovered

11/10/2014, Over the years many have been under the impression that iOS is a safe platform as not much malware targets it. Instead most malwares seem to target Android due to it being an open system. However if this year has taught us, no platform is safe. It...

Apple Blocks ‘WireLurker’ Malware

11/06/2014, It looks that Apple has responded rather swiftly to the Wirelurker malware that we reported on earlier yesterday, where Cupertino intends to take the necessary precautionary measures to prevent the spread of this malware. How will they go about it? For...

WireLurker Malware Targets iPhones Through OS X

11/05/2014, When it comes to making the choice between OS X and Windows, the proponents and supporters of the former tend to trumpet the fact that security issues are a whole lot less, and viruses practically not an issue to worry about, as opposed to Microsoft’s...

Protesters In Hong Kong Reportedly Targeted With Malware

10/01/2014, As you might have head, there are protests going on in Hong Kong regarding mainland China’s decision to approve candidates ahead of elections, which many claim makes a mockery out of democracy. China has reportedly banned Instagram from being used in...

Malware Spread Through Twitch Chat Could Steal Steam Accounts

09/15/2014, They say that you should always be careful of people whom you meet and chat with online. This is because you never know who the other person might be and what they want with you. Well in the case of Twitch, a report from security firm F-Secure has...

AdThief Infects Over 75,000 iOS Devices

08/19/2014, While Apple’s devices are relatively free from virus attacks unlike hardware that runs on a rival platform, this does not mean that there are no security loopholes to exploit on Apple’s side, either. Virus Bulletin has revealed that more than 75,000...

Malware Discovered On Facebook Masquerading As A YouTube Video

07/23/2014, Let’s face it, whenever we see a sexy photo or video pop up on our Facebook News Feed, we get curious, especially if the title is extremely engaging, but it looks like there has been a piece of malware making its rounds on Facebook. According to an...

Android’s Security Chief Thinks Anti-Virus Apps Are Unnecessary

07/14/2014, Malware on smartphones is a pretty common occurrence. This can take place when you download apps from third-party app stores that might not be verified, or if you simply click on links in emails and websites that could install malware on your device. So...

80% Of Flappy Bird Clones Contained Malware, According To McAfee

06/24/2014, Earlier this year, a game called Flappy Bird hit smartphones around the world. There was something incredibly addictive about the game and its retro graphics that made it so appealing. Unfortunately its creator made an odd choice of removing the game from...

Smartphone From China Comes With Malware Preinstalled

06/18/2014, When purchasing a smartphone, one expects that it will come preinstalled with certain software and features promised and advertised by its manufacturer. If purchasing from a carrier, we guess one can expect certain carrier bloatware that will come...

Android Ransomware Blackmails You Over Pornography Accusation

05/07/2014, In the city-state of Singapore, there are posters all over the place that cautions you against taking lewd photos of yourself and sharing it with a stranger online, lest it leads to “sex-tortion”. That is sound advice, and it would be a major...