Computer Virus


Smartphone Heartbleed Security Flaw

Smartphone Heartbleed Security Flaw

Bugs and viruses are a common occurrence in the industry of smartphones and tablets. However, when a bug or anything tries to c...

Apr 16 2014, 12:12am CDT

MERS Virus is on the Rise

MERS Virus is on the Rise

The MERS virus is on the rise in several countries of the Middle East. The deadly epidemic started in Saudi Arabia and has spre...

Apr 15 2014, 4:06am CDT

How Heartbleed Happened, The NSA And Proof Heartbleed Can Do Real Damage

How Heartbleed Happened

Last week during the Heartbleed chaos I wrote two articles, one outlining how to stay safe and the other explaining what heartb...

Apr 14 2014, 9:11am CDT

Tips for Avoiding Malware Apps on Android

Tips for Avoiding Malware Apps on Android

Cell phones, especially Android-based devices, are a popular target for hackers. Millions of users’ smartphones have been infec...

Mar 25 2014, 2:58pm CDT

New Virus Spreads Like The Common Cold - Via WiFi

It started in the laboratory of a university in England. An airborne virus was cultivated. One that could spread like the commo...

Feb 26 2014, 11:36am CST

Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying

This is The Best Time To Launch A Cyberattack

Let’s pretend that you’re a cyberterrorist, or if you prefer, a rogue agent working for a super-secret government intelligence...

Jan 23 2014, 2:02am CST

Antivirus Software is a Must

Antivirus Software is a Must

The iAntivirus is one of the best antivirus softwares for Mac as it will not let any bug pass it by. Antivirus software is a mu...

Jan 18 2014, 5:00am CST

Yahoo serves malware up to 2 million European visitors

Yahoo serves malware up to 2 million European visitors

Yahoo hasn't confirmed any official infection numbers...

Jan 9 2014, 12:39pm CST

iAntivirus is a Free Antivirus Software for Mac

iAntivirus is a Free Antivirus Software for Mac

Antivirus software is a must in today’s rapidly changing world where the dangers have become more and more complicated. The iAn...

Dec 29 2013, 4:45am CST

South Korea Cyber Attack Was Virus

South Korea Cyber Attack Was Virus

South Korea faced a Cyber Attack. The latest reports say it was a virus....

Mar 20 2013, 7:43am CDT

Kaspersky to Advice Apple on Security of OS X

Kaspersky to Advice Apple on Security of OS X

Apple seeks advice of Security company Kaspersky Labs according Kaspersky CTO....

May 14 2012, 9:53am CDT

Apple to Release OS X Update to Remove Mac Defender Malware

Apple to Release OS X Update to Remove Mac Defender Malware

Apple reacts to phishing scam attack with Security Note....

May 24 2011, 11:03pm CDT

Apple-Lovers React to Mac Defender

Apple-Lovers React to Mac Defender

A golden age is passing....

May 19 2011, 3:02pm CDT

'Mac Defender' Malware Continues to Spread, Here's How To Protect Yourself

'Mac Defender' Malware Continues to Spread, Here's How To Protect Yourself

Apple can't help you....

May 19 2011, 1:43pm CDT

Apple: Mac Users Need Antivirus Software

Apple: Mac Users Need Antivirus Software

It's the dawn of a dark new day....

May 18 2011, 11:14am CDT

Apple Mac Malware on the Rise, Interview with AppleCare Rep confirms this

Apple Mac Malware on the Rise, Interview with AppleCare Rep confirms this

Ed Bott at ZDNet interviews an AppleCare rep about the latest exploits on the Mac called Mac Defender....

May 18 2011, 10:07am CDT

The More Popular Apple Gets, the More Viruses Your Mac Will Attract

The More Popular Apple Gets, the More Viruses Your Mac Will Attract

The BlackHole RAT is just the beginning....

Feb 28 2011, 1:53pm CST

Android Virus Alert: SW.SecurePhone and SW.Qieting Bugs Spotted

Android Virus Alert: SW.SecurePhone and SW.Qieting Bugs Spotted

Start checking your phones for strange charges....

Feb 25 2011, 10:30am CST

Watch Your Back! Smartphone Malware On The Rise

Up 33% over 2009...

Dec 15 2010, 7:48pm CST

Twitter fixed XSS based Security Flaw

Twitter is save again....

Sep 21 2010, 9:30am CDT

Do not search for Cameron Diaz says McAfee

Do not search for Cameron Diaz says McAfee

Security company McAfee identified actress Cameron Diaz as most dangerous celebrity to search for....

Aug 20 2010, 7:58am CDT

Android Grows Up, Gets Its First Virus

Android Grows Up, Gets Its First Virus

Android has finally come of age. Today, like iOS, Google's smartphone platform has a real, honest to goodness virus. PocketNow...

Aug 10 2010, 11:53am CDT

UK Researcher Infects Self with Computer Virus

UK Researcher Infects Self with Computer Virus

This story is not nearly as cool as you might think. We aren’t looking at the Lawn Mower man here. A researcher in the UK took...

May 26 2010, 10:35am CDT

The iPad Virus Rumors Are False

The iPad Virus Rumors Are False

Someone has been disparaging the iPad for sordid profit. BitDefender sent out a press release yesterday, entitled 'Warning on e...

Apr 28 2010, 10:18am CDT

New Virus Masquerades As Facebook Password Reset

New Virus Masquerades As Facebook Password Reset

Heads up, readers. There's another deadly (well, not really. But it's pretty bad.) trojan virus squirreling around the Internet...

Oct 27 2009, 10:50am CDT

Microsoft Security Essentials Gets Thumbs Up

Microsoft released the free PC Security software Microsoft Security Essentials yesterday. I am running on Symantec Norton right...

Sep 30 2009, 2:39am CDT

Free Microsoft Security Essentials Download Available Now

Microsoft just launched the download for their free Microsoft Security Essentials we reported about earlier today. Microsoft S...

Sep 29 2009, 12:57pm CDT

Free Microsoft Security Essentials Is Available Today [Update]

Free Microsoft Security Essentials Is Available Today [Update]

Microsoft announced that it will offer their new free security software today. Microsoft' new no-cost, core anti-malware servic...

Sep 29 2009, 2:43am CDT

Malware On The NY Times Website

Malware On The NY Times Website

Warning: If you are a regular web reader of the New York Times, you need to exercise a bit of extra caution for the time being....

Sep 14 2009, 11:59am CDT

Snow Leopard Upgrade Downgrades Flash

Snow Leopard Upgrade Downgrades Flash

Did you recently upgrade to Snow Leopard? If so, your computer has a security vulnerability that you may not be aware of. An an...

Sep 3 2009, 10:25am CDT

Snow Leopard To Come Loaded With Malware Protection

Snow Leopard To Come Loaded With Malware Protection

It's a common myth among Apple advocates that OS X is virtually immune to viruses and other forms of malicious code. Of course,...

Aug 26 2009, 10:30am CDT

1 in 63 Smartphones Infected with Spyware or malware

A study conducted by SMobile Systems, a provider of mobile phone security software has found that 1 in 63 mobile phones is infe...

Jul 30 2009, 12:00pm CDT

Viruses genetically engineered to build Car Batteries

Viruses genetically engineered to build Car Batteries

MIT researches work on batteries built by viruses. Prof. Angela Belcher and her team built a lithium-ion battery which uses gen...

Apr 3 2009, 3:00am CDT

Spyrus Introduces Hydra PC Virus-Protected Encryption Flash Drives

Spyrus Introduces Hydra PC Virus-Protected Encryption Flash Drives

Spyrus has announced its latest flash drive called the Hydra PC ViP that features on-board virus protection. Stored on the flas...

Feb 4 2009, 1:00pm CST

PlayStation Home Hacks Exploit Vulnerabilities

PlayStation Home Hacks Exploit Vulnerabilities

Sony's PlayStation Home has not yet been available for a full week and already hacks are devised to expand the customization op...

Dec 16 2008, 8:29am CST

AVG Says Microsoft Free Anti-Virus Has an Uphill Battle Ahead

AVG Says Microsoft Free Anti-Virus Has an Uphill Battle Ahead

When it comes to free anti-virus protection for your PC one of the names that many computer users trust is AVG. AVG has long of...

Nov 24 2008, 9:00am CST

Hospital PC Virus Stops Treatment of People

Hospital PC Virus Stops Treatment of People

A computer virus infected the networks and systems of three major hospitals including Barts, Royal London Hospital in Whitechap...

Nov 19 2008, 6:33am CST

Microsoft Morro Anti Virus and Security Software to be free

Microsoft announced the release of a free security software suite in 2009 codenamed Morro to address the growing need for a PC...

Nov 19 2008, 3:17am CST

Hackers Stole Files from Obama and McCain During Election

Hackers Stole Files from Obama and McCain During Election

Reports are surfacing that during the election campaigns of McCain and Obama that hackers infiltrated the computer systems of b...

Nov 7 2008, 7:01am CST

Malware Infection Risk on Playstation Store says Security Firm

Malware Infection Risk on Playstation Store says Security Firm

According to security firm Sophos SQL injection vulnerabilities on the US Sony Playstation website have left visitors at risk o...

Jul 3 2008, 9:07am CDT