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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...

Symantec Executive Thinks Anti-Virus Tools Are “Dead”

05/06/2014, Symantec is a company we’re sure many of you guys are familiar with. The company makes anti-virus software, like Norton, but interestingly enough in a recent interview with The Wall Street Journal, Symantec’s SVP of Information, Brian Dye, was quoted...

99% Of Mobile Malware Targets Android, According To F-Secure

04/29/2014, While devices running platforms like iOS, Windows Phone, and BlackBerry aren’t immune to malware, it seems that malware developers love to target the Android platform more, at least according to a recent report by F-Secure which has suggested that 99%...

Android Malware Will Mine Bitcoin Using Your Phone

04/25/2014, While there are many eager to hop on board the bitcoin bandwagon, banks and governments aren’t exactly too thrilled, especially since they are still trying to decide what exactly to do with it and how to best regulate it. That being said until they...