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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...

Android Malware Disguises Itself As A Nintendo Emulator

07/09/2015, The thing about malware that disguises itself as a fake app is that in order to get as many people to download and install it as possible, they tend to be free. After all paid apps tend to close the door on potential targets, right? However in the case of...

Apple Has Plans To Do Away With Spoofing And Phishing Attacks

06/04/2015, For those who might be a bit careless or not particularly tech savvy, you could leave yourself open to phishing attacks. More often than not, there are emails being sent to unsuspecting users asking them to reset their bank password, but these emails...

Spy Agencies Wanted To Use Google Play To Install Spyware

05/21/2015, App stores such as the iTunes App Store, Google Play, BlackBerry World, and the Windows Phone Store are meant to be safe havens for apps and its users where thanks to the review efforts, apps that are published in these stores follow a certain guideline...

Medical Researchers Come Up With New Way Of Detecting Malware

05/08/2015, As our homes and devices become increasingly connected, it brings about a lot of convenience and efficiency, but at the same time it means that more devices are becoming susceptible to attacks from hackers. This is especially serious when you consider...

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...