Malware


Old Intel  Chips Are Vulnerable To Security Exploit

Old Intel Chips Are Vulnerable To Security Exploit

Another security concern for Intel chips...

Aug 9 2015, 11:28am CDT

GTA V Mods Reportedly Installing Malware On PCs

GTA V Mods Reportedly Installing Malware On PCs

The 'noclip' and 'angry planes' mods of GTA 5 are reportedly installing malware on users’ computers....

May 15 2015, 6:51am CDT

Google says Android malware installs have fallen by 50%

Google says Android malware installs have fallen by 50%

The company has taken some serious steps towards the elimination of harmful software installs on Android devices...

Apr 3 2015, 12:27pm CDT

Lenovo to remove its hidden adware 'Superfish' from machines

Lenovo to remove hidden adware 'Superfish' from its PCs

According to the Lenovo, Superfish was installed for the ease of customers in order to assist them after checking the ad displa...

Feb 19 2015, 12:24pm CST

Kaspersky Uncovers the Most Sophisticated Malware

Kaspersky Uncovers the Most Sophisticated Malware

Online security company Kaspersky Labs spots unique hard-drive firmware hacking tool that is part of a powerful hacking group n...

Feb 17 2015, 2:25am CST

GCHQ and NSA are linked to Regin Malware that has been infecting Belgacom since 2008

GCHQ and NSA are linked to Regin Malware that has been infecting Belgacom since 2008

Rumor has it that British intelligence along with US intelligence have developed a complex malware known as Regin. The main tar...

Nov 25 2014, 3:27am CST

New Malware Used for Surveillance in 10 Countries

New Malware Used for Surveillance in 10 Countries

The malware also targeted the telecommunications and hospitality industries...

Nov 24 2014, 6:11am CST

Apple says WireLurker can be used to steal user data

Apple says WireLurker can be used to steal user data

Why you must install from Apple App store...

Nov 11 2014, 10:09pm CST

Apple neuters iOS WireLurker trojan

Apple neuters iOS WireLurker trojan

Researchers also find a Windows version...

Nov 7 2014, 9:56am CST

New EU Rules bound Spyware Companies to get a License before Export

New EU Rules bound Spyware Companies to get a License before Export

According to the new EU rules, companies that make spyware and export them, will need a license from December....

Nov 7 2014, 6:37am CST

New Malware ‘WireLurker’ Targets All Non-Jailbroken iPhones in China

New Malware ‘WireLurker’ Targets All Non-Jailbroken iPhones in China

According to researchers at Palo Alto Networks, a new and ugly malware ‘WireLurker’ is lurking for millions of Apple iPhone use...

Nov 6 2014, 6:02am CST

Kmart suffers Hacker Attack ahead of Black Friday Sale Season

Kmart suffers Hacker Attack ahead of Black Friday Sale Season

Kmart announced that their credit card system was compromised from September until Oct. 9....

Oct 11 2014, 8:27am CDT

Google Glass Makes It Easier For Intruders To Steal Your Passcode

Google Glass Makes It Easier For Intruders To Steal Your Passcode

Apparently the ubiquitous nature of mobile cameras makes it incredibly easy for a PIN code to be logged and utilized...

Jun 27 2014, 2:18pm CDT

Luuuk Trojan stole over $680,000 in just a Week, then disappeared

Luuuk Trojan stole over $680,000 in just a Week, then disappeared

Luuuk is the name of a mysterious Trojan that was discovered in early 2014 after having allowed its creators to steal more tha...

Jun 26 2014, 1:20am CDT

Signs that you are Being Hacked

Signs that you are Being Hacked

As the technology used by the world has reached great advancements, so has the advancement of online attackers in their sophist...

Jun 25 2014, 11:19am CDT

80% of Flappy Bird clones on Android and iOS contain malware

80% of Flappy Bird Clones on Android and iOS contain Malware

As if the Flappy Bird phenomenon wasn’t infectious enough to begin with, the torrent of clones that followed the app’s release...

Jun 25 2014, 5:33am CDT

Top Smartphone Risks

Top Smartphone Risks

The world has reached a technological advancement at monumental levels. This development has aided people, businesses, and life...

Jun 11 2014, 4:28am CDT

New OpenSSL Defects: Is this another Heartbleed?

New OpenSSL Defects: Is this another Heartbleed?

OpenSSL is the same software that recently hit the headlines for the Heartbleed vulnerability. The 6 software defects (details...

Jun 6 2014, 3:20am CDT

BlackShades infected 500,000 PCs

BlackShades infected 500,000 PCs

NEW YORK (AP) — More than a half-million computers in over 100 countries were infected by sophisticated malware that lets cyber...

May 20 2014, 5:42am CDT

MH370 Disappearance Triggers Fake Social Media Accounts Growth

MH370 Disappearance Triggers Fake Social Media Accounts Growth

With its route change, absence of radar signals from the plane, and the inscrutable actions of its pilots, the Malaysian Airlin...

Apr 8 2014, 1:34am CDT

New Android Malware on Play Store

New Android Malware on Play Store

The malware has the ability to turn mobile Android devices into currency miners without the knowledge of the users...

Mar 27 2014, 12:37pm 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

Android Upgrades Open A Backdoor To Malware, Researchers Show

Android Upgrades Open A Backdoor To Malware, Researchers Show

Updating software is to malware as flossing is to gingivitis: a basic practice meant to minimize the risk of infection. But a t...

Mar 19 2014, 3:06pm CDT

McAfee Released McAfee Labs Threats Report

McAfee Released McAfee Labs Threats Report

The McAfee Labs released its Q4 2013 threats report that sheds light on the dark web....

Mar 14 2014, 8:31am CDT

McAfee Report Reveals Dark Network of Cyber Crimes

McAfee Report Reveals Dark Network of Cyber Crimes

The McAfee Labs Q4 threats report revealed a whole dark network of cyber crimes going on under the nose of the normal Net activ...

Mar 14 2014, 4:25am 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

Unofficially Fixing Apple's 'Gotofail' Mess And How To Stay Safe

Many of you by now will have read about the Apple security issues in iOS and Mac OS X. Whilst we all wait patiently for Apple t...

Feb 24 2014, 6:06pm CST

Could Your Organization Fall Victim To Phishing? 5 Tips For Reducing The Risk

Could Your Organization Fall Victim To Phishing? 5 Tips For Reducing The Risk

A decade after the first appearance of “phishing” (the practice of infiltrating or infecting a network by sending emails disgui...

Feb 24 2014, 8:36am CST

Govt report: Cyberattacks not coordinated

WASHINGTON (AP) — A multi-agency government task force looking into cyberattacks against retailers says it has not come across...

Feb 10 2014, 11:55pm CST

Taking Security Seriously after the Target Hack

Taking Security Seriously after the Target Hack

Yesterday, U.S. Federal Reserve Governor Daniel Tarullo noted that “uniform disclosure” requirements were needed for banking in...

Feb 7 2014, 12:15pm CST

How a Harvard Prof's Blog Post Slashes Blinkx Stock Price 21%

How a Harvard Prof's Blog Post Slashes Blinkx Stock Price 21%

Can one person move a stock? The answer depends on the person, the message, and the stock. In the case of Blinkx, a Britis...

Feb 4 2014, 4:57am CST

As Cyber Crime Matures, More Hacked Accounts Expected

As Cyber Crime Matures, More Hacked Accounts Expected

Last week’s arrest of Russian bank hacker extraordinaire Aleksander “SpyEye” Panin doesn’t mean online bank accounts are sudden...

Feb 3 2014, 11:47pm CST

Trustwave Demonstrates Malware Records Touchscreen Swipes To Record Your PIN

Trustwave Demonstrates Malware Records Touchscreen Swipes To Record Your PIN

Neal Hindocha, a senior security consultant for Trustwave, has built proof-of-concept ‘screenlogging’ malware that monitors fin...

Jan 28 2014, 2:18am CST

Your Smart Devices May Be Spying On You (Even In Your Own Home)

Your Smart Devices May Be Spying On You (Even In Your Own Home)

  Think you are safe in your own home? These innocent-looking devices may be spying on you, or performing other nefarious...

Jan 27 2014, 10:18am CST

Did Target Malware Teen Take A Piece Of The Pie?

Did Target Malware Teen Take A Piece Of The Pie?

Security firm IntelCrawler has released evidence supporting the identity of the programmer behind the BlackPOS malware that inf...

Jan 18 2014, 8:46am CST

Researchers Report Exact Timeline Of Massive Target Data Breach

Researchers Report Exact Timeline Of Massive Target Data Breach

Following yesterday’s identification by Brian Krebs of the exact malware used in last year’s Target personal data breach, the r...

Jan 17 2014, 9:41am CST

BlackPOS Malware Used In Target Attack On +70 Million Customers Retails For $1,800

BlackPOS Malware Used In Target Attack On +70 Million Customers Retails For $1,800

The massive data breach at Target during the 2013 holiday shopping season which the retailer now admits affected from 70 to 110...

Jan 15 2014, 11:11pm 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