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Google’s VirusTotal Can Now Scan Firmware For Malware

01/29/2016, We’re not sure how many of you guys knew this, but Google has a subsidiary company in the form of VirusTotal. It is a website that lets users upload files so that it will be able to scan for all kinds of malware, so the next time you have a file you...

Malware On Macs Reaches An All-Time High

10/21/2015, Mac computers have typically been known to not have as many malware/virus issues compared to Windows. This isn’t to say that the OS X platform built by Apple is invulnerable, it’s just that there aren’t as many viruses or malware that have targeted...

Apple Claims YiSpecter Malware Was Addressed In iOS 8.4

10/06/2015, Yesterday we reported that according to security researchers Palo Alto Networks, an iOS malware dubbed YiSpecter was discovered. Based on what was described, which was a malware that could infect both jailbroken and non-jailbroken devices, it sounded like...

New iOS YiSpecter Malware Discovered In China

10/05/2015, It wasn’t too long ago that malware for iOS was discovered in China in the form of the XcodeGhost. Turns out that malware for iOS in China might still be running rampant, except that this time a new one has been discovered. Dubbed YiSpecter, this is a...

Apple Publishes Top 25 Apps Affected By XcodeGhost Malware

09/24/2015, Earlier this week there was a bit of fuss regarding Apple’s iOS apps and how some of them got infected by malware and still managed to sneak onto the iTunes App Store. Now for those who are curious and want to learn more about the malware or the apps...

Malicious iOS Apps Have Already Been Removed

09/20/2015, Earlier today we reported that malicious apps had been found on the iTunes App Store which seems to have originated from China. However what was scary was the fact that some of these apps came from big name developers, such as Tencent whose WeChat...

Some Apps In Apple’s China App Store Infected With Malware

09/20/2015, Usually with official app stores like iTunes or Google Play, trying to sneak malware in can be difficult either due to systems put in place that can automatically detect malware, or because the review process is manual in which malware will be detected by...

iOS 9 Will Address AirDrop Vulnerability

09/16/2015, We’re sure many users are excited to get their hands on iOS 9 which will be released later today. The excitement for the new features and polished UI will be something to look forward to, but at the same time it would also seem that iOS 9 will address...

KeyRaider Malware Found To Have Compromised 225,000 Apple Accounts

08/31/2015, There is a good reason why companies such as Google and Apple do not want you to download apps from unauthorized third-party app stores. This is because sometimes apps are developed to disguise malware, which in turn can severely compromise your device...

Qualcomm Launches Snapdragon Smart Protect

08/31/2015, Over the years we’ve seen increased efforts at boosting the security of our smartphones where malware attacks can be prevented, such as more in-depth app reviews, automated screening processes, and more. However it looks like Qualcomm wants to lend a...

University Student Faces Up To 10 Years In Jail For Selling Malware

08/28/2015, As if the creation of malware wasn’t bad enough, it seems that a student from Carnegie Mellon University, a 20-year by the name of Morgan C. Culbertson, decided that he would profit from the creation of malware by selling it to other people. Culbertson...

Kaspersky Allegedly Produces Malware To Trick Competition (Report)

08/14/2015, The folks over at Reuters have reported that two former employees of Moscow-based Kaspersky Labs have accused their previous employer of coming up with malware in order to trick its rivals into flagging and quarantining important, non-viral, files on the...

Researchers Create First Firmware Worm That Can Infect Macs

08/03/2015, Some of you guys might recall that a couple of months ago, an exploit nicknamed Thunderstrike was discovered for Mac computers, where basically it could allow hackers to modify the firmware of a Mac computer. Further proving the vulnerability and bringing...