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AntiVirus Firm BitDefender Hacked; Turns Out Stored Passwords Are UnEncrypted

AntiVirus Firm BitDefender Hacked; Turns Out Stored Passwords Are UnEncrypted

July 31, 2015Mohit Kumar
Forget about Financial services and Online shopping websites, but at least we expect from Security Firms and Antivirus vendors to keep o...
KRBanker Malware Targeting Korean Financial Institutions

KRBanker Malware Targeting Korean Financial Institutions

June 02, 2013Mohit Kumar
A recently discovered piece of malware called KRBanker (Korea + Banker = KRBanker) , targeting mostly online end-users at Korean finan...
Bicololo malware spreading via 404 Error targeting Russians

Bicololo malware spreading via 404 Error targeting Russians

February 05, 2013Mohit Kumar
A Trojan that attacks Russian Internet users using a new trick to spread itself. Known as " Bicololo " was first discovered in...
Why I decided to uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials Antivirus?

Why I decided to uninstall Microsoft Security Essentials Antivirus?

January 18, 2013Wang Wei
Today I decided to remove Microsoft Security Essentials Antivirus from my system because Security Essentials failed another certificatio...
FixMeStick PRO : Best remote malware remediation product

FixMeStick PRO : Best remote malware remediation product

December 20, 2012Mohit Kumar
This week Corey and Marty over at FixMeStick shared the specs of their recently released FixMeStick PRO with me. This Pro is the best r...
Necurs Rootkit infect 83,427 machines in November

Necurs Rootkit infect 83,427 machines in November

December 08, 2012Mohit Kumar
Rootkit named as "Necurs" infect 83,427 unique machines during the month of November 2012. It is a multi-purpose rootkits capab...
Shylock malware : Undetectable virus stealing bank account information

Shylock malware : Undetectable virus stealing bank account information

December 01, 2012Mohit Kumar
Shylock, a financial malware platform discovered by Trusteer in 2011, is a non-Zeus-based information-stealing trojan that improved methodo...
John McAfee accused of murder, wanted by Belize police

John McAfee accused of murder, wanted by Belize police

November 12, 2012Mohit Kumar
John McAfee, who started the antivirus software giant named after him, has been accused of murder in Belize and wanted.  Gizmodo reports...
Bloomberg's Businessweek website infected with Malware

Bloomberg's Businessweek website infected with Malware

November 02, 2012Mohit Kumar
On a quick tip from a The Hacker News reader - Travis, we came to know about that some antivirus giving warning when readers try to visit  ...
Kaspersky Lab Developing Secure Operating System for SCADA

Kaspersky Lab Developing Secure Operating System for SCADA

October 17, 2012Mohit Kumar
Eugene Kaspersky is working with his engineers at Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab to create a secure-by-design OS for ICS. In an int...
HackerProof : Your Guide To PC Security

HackerProof : Your Guide To PC Security

October 14, 2012Mohit Kumar
With over 140,000 known computer viruses and 85,000,000 spam emails sent out each day, the likelihood of your PC coming into contact wit...
FBI Warning : New Malware attacking Android smartphones

FBI Warning : New Malware attacking Android smartphones

October 13, 2012Mohit Kumar
Users should be aware that Cyber criminals are finding new ways to install malicious software on devices. The latest threat to Android p...
Ransomware malware targeting Skype users

Ransomware malware targeting Skype users

October 08, 2012Mohit Kumar
Security firm Trend Micro discovered a new worm targeting Skype users with spam messages designed to infect machines with the Dorkbot ranso...