Laptop With World’s Most Dangerous Viruses On Sale For $1.2 Million

Do you have $1.2 million to burn and like living life on the edge? Then perhaps you might be interested in purchasing “The Persistence of Chaos.” It’s a piece of art created by internet artist Guo O Dong. It’s not a painting or a sculpture. It’s a laptop that’s filled with six of the world’s most dangerous computer viruses. Six of the most dangerous malware pieces live in this laptop […]


How To Turn OFF Safe Mode On Android

Just like Windows, Android has a Safe Mode which it enters into whenever something wrong happens. If you’ve encountered this and are wondering how you can get out of Safe Mode, this guide might come in handy.


New Powerful Spyware Discovered That Targets iPhone Users

Due to Android being more open and how apps can be easily installed outside of the Google Play Store, it’s not uncommon to hear about people running into issues with malware. But to assume that the iPhone is safer would be wrong. In fact, more recently, researchers mobile security firm Lookout have discovered a new and powerful spyware that is aimed at iPhone users.


Woman Arrested For Carrying Malware Into A Resort

When we think of malware attacks, we usually associate them with online attacks where clicking a suspicious link or opening a suspicious email attachment can sometimes result in malware being installed on a computer. However, it seems that a woman was recently arrested for carrying malware into President Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort.


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Millions Of Mac Computers Exposed To Malvertising Scam

These days the majority of web content is powered using HTML5, although there are still some websites that are holding out and are still relying on Adobe’s Flash Player. This is something that scammers seem to be aware of and are taking advantage of it as well, according to a report from security firm Confiant (via Tom’s Guide) where it was recently discovered that at least 1 million Mac computers […]


A Worrying Two-Thirds Of Android Antivirus Apps Are Apparently Frauds

Antivirus apps are meant to give you peace of mind where in the event you accidentally click on that suspicious link or email, you know that your device should be somewhat protected. Unfortunately there are so many antivirus apps out there that it can be a bit difficult to choose which one to go for, and the sad thing is that most of them are apparent frauds.


Samsung Galaxy S10 Will Be Bundled With McAfee Anti-Malware Software

Most mobile phone companies these days tend to do a pretty good job of ensuring that their devices stay updated with the most recent security patches. This is to ensure that exploits and vulnerabilities are patched in a timely manner to prevent them from being used, but this isn’t an end-all solution.


Some Alcatel Smartphones Came Preinstalled With Malware

Avoiding malware on our smartphones and computers is pretty easy: just don’t install apps or visit suspicious sounding and looking websites. Granted this isn’t a guarantee that you can’t get infected, but usually practicing such habits can help. Unfortunately for owners of certain Alcatel handsets, their phones actually came with malware preinstalled.


Malware Can Now Be Activated By Memes Posted On Twitter

Platforms like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter are great platforms for sharing all kinds of photos, including memes. However according to security researchers at Trend Micro (via TechCrunch), that meme you are laughing at on Twitter might not be so funny once hackers manage to activate malware on your computer without you knowing it.


McAfee Predicts More Malware Will Target Smart Homes In 2019

The conveniences offered up by smart home devices like smart bulbs, thermostats, locks, and more are too good to pass up. After all who wouldn’t relish the idea of a home adapting to our needs, our lights turning on automatically when needed, temperatures adjusted dynamically to offer the most comfort, and fridges that reminds us and even help us order food when we’re out.


TSMC Shares Additional Details About Virus That Shut Down Its Production

Recently Taiwanese company TSMC announced that they discovered a computer virus on their systems that forced them to temporarily halt production of their chipsets. Not much was known about the virus, but in a new report from Bloomberg, the company has since come forward with additional details about it.


TSMC Temporarily Halts Production Following Computer Virus

Could Apple’s iPhones be delayed or be available in limited quantities at the start? That usually seems to be the case, and unfortunately that might not change with 2018’s iPhones because in a statement released by TSMC, it appears that the company’s production had to be temporarily halted due to the discovery of a computer virus.


Intel Will Allow Antivirus Software To Use GPUs For Malware Scanning

2018 did not kick off particularly well for Intel due to the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that were discovered inside of its chips. Intel has since worked hard to patch existing chips and also promised that future chips should be free from the vulnerabilities. However it seems that isn’t all as Intel has announced several new initiatives.


Report Claims Android Is The Most Targeted By Malware

Malware, viruses, hacks; those are security issues that aren’t exactly new, but unfortunately it seems that some platforms are more affected than most. According to Nokia’s latest Threat Intelligence Report, it seems that they have discovered that Google’s Android platform is by far the most targeted by malware.