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Antivirus Firm Kaspersky launches Its Own Secure Operating System

Antivirus Firm Kaspersky launches Its Own Secure Operating System

November 24, 2016Swati Khandelwal
The popular cyber security and antivirus company Kaspersky has unveiled its new hack-proof operating system: Kaspersky OS . The new ope...
Mac Malware Can Secretly Spy On Your Webcam and Mic – Here's How to Stay Safe

Mac Malware Can Secretly Spy On Your Webcam and Mic – Here's How to Stay Safe

October 06, 2016Mohit Kumar
Apple Mac Computers are considered to be much safer than Windows at keeping viruses and malware out of its environment, but that’s simply no...
Warning! This Cross-Platform Malware Can Hack Windows, Linux and OS X Computers

Warning! This Cross-Platform Malware Can Hack Windows, Linux and OS X Computers

September 07, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Unlike specially crafted malware specifically developed to take advantage of Windows operating system platform, cyber attackers have star...
First-Ever Ransomware For Smart Thermostat is Here — It's Hot!

First-Ever Ransomware For Smart Thermostat is Here — It's Hot!

August 08, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Internet of Things (IoT) is the latest buzz in the world of technology, but they are much easier to hack than you think. Until now we hav...
Antivirus firm Avast to Buy its rival AVG for $1.3 Billion

Antivirus firm Avast to Buy its rival AVG for $1.3 Billion

July 06, 2016Mohit Kumar
Breaking News for Today: Antivirus company Avast Software is planning to acquire Dutch rival AVG Technologies for $1.3 Billion in cash....
Researcher releases Free Ransomware Detection Tool for Mac OS X Users

Researcher releases Free Ransomware Detection Tool for Mac OS X Users

April 20, 2016Mohit Kumar
In Brief: Introducing  RansomWhere , a free generic ransomware detection tool for Mac OS X users that can identify ransomware-like beh...
Apple's Mac OS X Still Open to Malware, Thanks Gatekeeper

Apple's Mac OS X Still Open to Malware, Thanks Gatekeeper

January 15, 2016Swati Khandelwal
Apple Mac Computers are considered to be much safer than Windows computers at keeping out the viruses and malware, but the new Exploit d...
'Ridiculous' Bug in Popular Antivirus Allows Hackers to Steal all Your Passwords

'Ridiculous' Bug in Popular Antivirus Allows Hackers to Steal all Your Passwords

January 12, 2016Mohit Kumar
If you have installed Trend Micro's Antivirus on your Windows computer, then Beware. Your computer can be remotely hijacked, or ...
Beebone Botnet Taken Down By International Cybercrime Taskforce

Beebone Botnet Taken Down By International Cybercrime Taskforce

April 10, 2015Swati Khandelwal
U.S. and European law enforcement agencies have shut down a highly sophisticated piece of the botnet that had infected more than 12,000 ...
Lenovo Admits and Released an Automatic Superfish Removal Tool

Lenovo Admits and Released an Automatic Superfish Removal Tool

February 22, 2015Swati Khandelwal
The computer giant Lenovo has released a tool to remove the dangerous "SuperFish" adware program that the company had pre-installe...
Limitless Keylogger Optimized with AutoIT Infected thousands of Computers

Limitless Keylogger Optimized with AutoIT Infected thousands of Computers

September 22, 2014Wang Wei
A new surge of malware has been discovered which goes on to infect hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide and allegedly steals use...
SandroRAT — Android Malware that Disguises itself as "Kaspersky Mobile Security" App

SandroRAT — Android Malware that Disguises itself as "Kaspersky Mobile Security" App

August 04, 2014Mohit Kumar
Researchers have warned users of Android devices to avoid app downloads from particularly unauthorized sources, since a new and sophist...
POWELIKS — A Persistent Windows Malware Without Any Installer File

POWELIKS — A Persistent Windows Malware Without Any Installer File

August 04, 2014Mohit Kumar
Malware is nothing but a malicious files which is stored on an infected computer system in order to damage the system or steal sensitive...
Cyber Criminals Use Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Plane Crash News to Bait Users

Cyber Criminals Use Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 Plane Crash News to Bait Users

July 18, 2014Mohit Kumar
Any occasion that captures public attention – regardless of how sensitive – comes out to be an opportunity for spammers and hackers to s...
Stuxnet-like 'Havex' Malware Strikes European SCADA Systems

Stuxnet-like 'Havex' Malware Strikes European SCADA Systems

June 26, 2014Swati Khandelwal
Security researchers have uncovered a new Stuxnet like malware, named as “ Havex ”, which was used in a number of previous cyber attack...
DeviantArt Malwaretising Campaigns lead to Potentially Unwanted Apps

DeviantArt Malwaretising Campaigns lead to Potentially Unwanted Apps

June 15, 2014Wang Wei
Today, the estimated number of known computer threats like viruses, worms, backdoors, exploits, Trojans, spyware, password stealer, and ...
First Android Ransomware that Encrypts SD Card Files

First Android Ransomware that Encrypts SD Card Files

June 04, 2014Swati Khandelwal
We have seen cybercriminals targeting PCs with Ransomware malware that encrypts your files or lock down your computer and ask for a ransom ...
New Ransomware Malware takes Advantage of Windows PowerShell

New Ransomware Malware takes Advantage of Windows PowerShell

June 03, 2014Wang Wei
Ransomware is one of the most blatant and obvious money making schemes for cybercriminals and it was most likely to be known when last ...