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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...

Hackers Make ATMs Spit Out Cash By Sending A Text Message

03/25/2014, When you think of hackers hacking ATMs, you probably envision them holding tools that plugs into the ATM, or perhaps create ATM card skimmers that lets them steal account information and passwords. Well in a surprising hack discovered by security vendor,...

GTA 5 For PC Beta Test Emails Are Fake And Contain Malware

03/18/2014, GTA 5 was probably one of the biggest selling games of 2013, and rightfully so given that the franchise has managed to build up a pretty huge and loyal following over the years that it has been around. However this time around, Rockstar did not mention...

Linksys Routers Malware ‘The Moon’ Spreading

02/17/2014, Linksys router users might want to take some extra precautions. Johannes B. Ullrich, a security researcher at the SANS Technology Institute, has revealed that the company’s wireless routers are being targeted by malware, essentially a self...

Careto Malware Discovered After Being Circulated For Nearly 7 Years

02/11/2014, The Careto malware has been running around quietly, doing its work undercover for nearly seven years before being discovered. In fact, security firm Kaspersky Labs did introduce a research paper which uncovered the existence of Careto, which managed to...

Ads On Yahoo’s Website Found To Have Contained Malware

01/05/2014, Malware can be introduced to computers in a number of ways, and sometimes the user does not need to do anything except visit the website in which the malware is hidden. Of course most of the time these malware-ridden websites tend to be of the shady...

Blizzard Identifies New Malware Affecting World Of Warcraft Gamers

01/03/2014, World of Warcraft gamers and other MMORPG players are subject to hacks and exploits that attempt to steal their user names and passwords, after which the hackers will either rob the character of all their gold, or maybe even sell it off. For those of you...

2 Million Passwords Compromised After Botnet Infection Spree

12/04/2013, Just how good is the security of your computer? Do you have really, really strong passwords, so much so that it is virtually impossible to crack them even with brute force computing? Well, you know what they say about security – a chain is only as...

Prototype Malware Spreads Via Audio Signals

12/03/2013, The digital world has its fair share of benefits, but do be aware that there are also dangers and pitfalls to look out for as well. Computer viruses as well as malware have evolved over the years, that even the mobile platform is not spared. Well,...