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Taking Your Money Wasn’t Enough – New Ransomware Steals Passwords First!

Ransomware is a term we’ve heard a lot in recent years, no thanks to the starter of the craze, Cryptolocker. Previously viruses and malware infected a system and caused damage either for a strategic purpose or…

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Dells Security Affects More Than Just Your PC!

Recently Dell has received a lot of attention regarding their security, to be more precise it was due to a digital certificate. These are small pieces of code that are used to encrypt the traffic between your…

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Police Body Cameras Pre-Installed With Worm

Police are just one of many organisations that are using technology to help their everyday activities. One of these pieces of technology is body cameras, small devices which can record a policemen’s actions, allowing them to…

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New Ransomware Does The Unforgivable – Forgets How To Unlock Your Files

Ransomware is a whole new level of problems for computer users. Previously malicious software, or malware for short, would spread causing chaos and destruction wherever it could, but ransomware is a little more targeted. Ransomware is…

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Linux Systems Targeted by New Ransomware

Ransomware is a particularly nasty piece of malware that has become even more popular in recent years. Initially, malware was designed to just disrupt or damage a person’s computers or files. Then came ransomware, designed to…

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Rogue Android App’s Nearly Impossible to Remove

I hate it when someone comes to me with a problem on their phone, “oh my phone is going slow”, “I can’t get on the internet” or something un-uniquely as annoying. The source? Normally full of…

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PageFair Breach Infects Windows PCs with Trjoan Flash Installers

PageFair, a service designed to “help websites survive the rise of adblock”, has been compromised, causing websites using its software to spread malicious Trojan Flash installers the PCs of visiting users. The company, which believes that…

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One Java With An Added PUP Please

Critical security updates to applications are essential to maintain a patched system from the many exploits which attempt to infiltrate ones PC. Certain software companies need patching more than others and this is no less evident…

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Numerous Security Cameras Have Been Turned into a Botnet by Malware

It’s not exactly news that security cameras can be hacked, but turning a bunch of them into a botnet using malware is not exactly a regular occurrence. However, that’s exactly what has happened with about 900 Linux-based…

Chrome imposter

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eFast – The New Way Malware Could Target Your PC

In a departure from most malware and adware, which attack and harass their targets by seizing control of their browsers, new adware “eFast Browser” takes things one step further, instead replacing existing browsers with its own.…

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Revenge of the Killer USB

Back in March, we brought you the story of a custom-built USB drive that was designed to destroy a computer, sort of like a physical form of malware. Now, the Russian that built the prototype, known…

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Russian Anti-Virus Company Firebombed by Angry VXers

Malware creators have firebombed the offices of an anti-virus company after it refused to delist its reverse engineered analysis of an ATM skimmer. A group calling itself “The Syndicate” sent threatening letters to Dr Web, demanding…

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Wifatch: The Vigilante Malware

Malware. That one word which seems to inspire fear and dread in everybody who hears it, even more so when you’ve experienced it first hand on one of your many devices. Malicious Software, or Malware for…

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Green Dispensing Malware to ATM Machines

A downside of technical innovation lies in the unfortunate ability to hack devices with the aim of stealing information and scamming consumers out of their savings. ATM’s are not immune to this threat and a new…

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Malware In Hilton Hotels Results in Card Details Being Stolen

How often do you use your card? When you pop down to the shop and breaking that ten-pound note will result in too many coins to carry back? How about when you’re buying things online? Finally,…

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Apple Lists Top 25 Apps Affected by XcodeGhost Malware

Apple has revised the XcodeGhost FAQ on its Chinese website and listed the top 25 apps compromised by the malware. These include a number of high profile apps for the Chinese market including a localized version of Angry…

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Lenovo Caught Pre-Installing Malware on its Computers Again

Earlier this year, Lenovo was caught pre-installing adware on its computers, eliciting a vociferous backlash from users. The Superfish scandal, however, appears merely to have been its test-run in preparation for its latest ruse: Lenovo ThinkPads, ThinkCentres, and…

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Roaming The Open World Of GTA V Money Generator Scams

Grand Theft Auto is a franchise which has captured the imagination of fans with an engrossing open player world and also regular updates which never fail to entertain. But, with every tech development lays the reality…

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Hundreds of Cisco Routers Carrying Malware

Nearly 200 Cisco internet routers have been found to carry malware, reports volunteer internet security organisation Shadowserver Foundation. News of infected Cisco routers was first reported by the company itself back in August, when it was…

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One Plus 2 Equals Malware?

Well, yes, sort of, before I am lambasted for inserting a clickbate headline, let me explain, OnePlus 2 Smartphone’s have been somewhat of a revelation since its launch, from a repairable part design to more than…

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Scientists Are Concerned That Humans May Send Aliens Malware

Space exploration is quite frankly both awe-inspiring and also necessary to the understanding of possible life within the vastness of planets and also galaxies. If you thought our tech could in no way harm these efforts…

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Android Ransomware Gets Cruel – Requires Factory Reset

We’ve all been told about viruses, be it at school or by our children, we all know that they are nasty little pieces of code that can do some nasty things to our PC’s. Even fewer…

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Ransomware Locks Your Android Phone Pin And Asks For Cash

Ransomware is akin to the booming stock market of yesteryear for hackers, the notion of locking an individual’s infected device is a powerful reality for today’s modern day connected gadgets. As such it can be no…

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Malicious Porn App Took Secret Photos of Users

A fraudulent Android porn app that took secret photos of users and attempted to blackmail them has been discovered by security firm Zscaler. Adult Player purported to offer users pornographic videos, but quietly used an Android…

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Latvian Malware Creator Pleads Guilty to Hacking Charges

Deniss Calovskis is a Lativan man who helped code part of the Gozi virus and has finally accepted his role in the project during a court hearing. The virus was first discovered way back in 2007…

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Mozilla Firefox 40 Released

Firefox’s existence has been somewhat rocky over the past few years, from the browser market becoming more competitive with the increased competition from Google Chrome to Microsoft’s new Edge browser, to the irritated reaction from Mozilla’s…

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Extensive Malvertising Campaign Targets Yahoo!

This Malvertising Campaign is no longer active having been reported to Yahoo by Anti Malware blocker Malwarebytes, it’s still newsworthy to note the stats and techniques which targeted yahoo Ad Network for now and future reference.…