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Kaspersky’s New Tool Lets Victims Unlock Ransomware

04/14/2015, For those who are unfamiliar with ransomware, basically it is a type of malware that prevents users from accessing certain files or features on your computer unless you were to pay the hacker money to unlock it. We suppose you could think of it as...

Google Cut Android Malware Installs By 50% In 2014

04/02/2015, Due to the relative ease of uploading apps onto the Google Play Store, not to mention the myriad of third-party app stores, it is easy for hackers and malicious developers to create harmful apps that might spy, steal information, or wreak havoc on the...

Fake Pirate Bay Site Delivers Banking Trojan To WordPress Users

04/01/2015, The name Pirate Bay itself is sure to attract a whole lot of attention, as the site happens to be extremely popular since folks tend to download a whole lot of stuff from it. Hence, it is a prime target not only for governments, but also for those with...

Steam Chat Sees ‘WTF’ Malware Spread

12/30/2014, It looks like tricking folks who are not too savvy with the Internet and the Internet of Things happen to be a favorite action by cyber criminals, where innocent people have been duped into being “agents” when it comes to spreading malware. For...

Pirated Copies Of The Interview Comes Loaded With Android Malware

12/29/2014, Regardless of whether or not you enjoyed The Interview, the movie has turned out to be Sony’s best selling online movie to date, not to mention a hit amongst pirates as well, thanks to all the attention that was brought to the movie following the spate...

Over 100,000 WordPress Websites Infected With Malware

12/16/2014, WordPress is a popular content management system used by blogs around the world, and its widespread popularity also means that it makes for a great malware distribution platform. No, WordPress isn’t distributing malware, but thanks to a malware that has...

Inception Malware Targets Legacy BlackBerry Devices

12/11/2014, With BlackBerry 10 currently being BlackBerry’s focus, we’re not sure how many of you guys out there are still holding onto BlackBerry’s legacy devices that still run on BlackBerry OS 7 or older. However if you are, for whatever reason, you might...

E-Cigarette Found To Have Malware Hard Coded Into Its USB Charger

11/25/2014, There is a lot of debate regarding e-cigarettes and whether or not it is actually good for your health. Naturally advocates of the e-cigarette claim that it isn’t harmful and helps people quit smoking, while some health experts beg to differ, but that...

Symantec Discovers Regin Malware That Has Been Lurking For Years

11/24/2014, Sometimes bugs in software exist that never get discovered or fixed, simply because the conditions it takes to produce them are extremely complicated which is why they might have gone unnoticed during testing. A good example was about a little more than a...

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...