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FBI issues warning over disk-wiping malware used in Sony hack

Dec 3, 2014 7:27 pm

The malware used in the Sony hack is on the loose, and can wipe all of your data and operating system

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NEWS


FBI issues warning of 'destructive' malware attacks against US

Dec 2, 2014 12:21 pm

The FBI is increasingly worried of potential 'destructive' malware-based cyberattacks

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NEWS


Panda Security finds more than 20 million new malware samples in Q3

Nov 29, 2014 11:24 am

Security firm PandaLabs discovered more than 20 new malware samples during Q3, as our PCs, mobile devices, and networks are under attack

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NEWS


Electronic kiosks, ticket vending machines being hit by malware

Nov 28, 2014 12:18 am

It looks like point of sale machines (POS) will remain a popular target, with ticket kiosks and other terminals under attack

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BLOGS


Six quick tips for safer online shopping this Christmas

Nov 26, 2014 4:09 am

As many shoppers turn to the Internet for shopping this Christmas, here are a few basic tips

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NEWS


Adobe warns of critical Flash Player flaw, recommends immediate update

Nov 26, 2014 3:06 am

Adobe says to update your flash now to prevent Malware issues in the future

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Security industry wasn't proactive in disclosing Regin malware

Nov 25, 2014 6:21 pm

The Regin malware was well written and designed to conduct cyberespionage, likely launched by the NSA and GCHQ

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NEWS


CoinVault ransomware allows victims to decrypt one file for free

Nov 25, 2014 2:18 pm

The CoinVault ransomware adds a new twist to ransomware, with cybercriminals allowing victims to decrypt one file for free

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NEWS


Cybercriminals will enjoy victimizing mobile shoppers during holidays

Nov 24, 2014 9:46 pm

Cybercriminals will look to exploit retailers and shoppers, especially smartphone owners enjoying mobile shopping

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NEWS


NSA, GCHQ seemingly linked to the frightening Regin stealth malware

Nov 24, 2014 8:19 pm

The Regin malware was very well written, and it appears the NSA and/or GCHQ could be behind it, reports now indicate

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Regin stealth malware targets energy companies, other infrastructure

Nov 23, 2014 8:26 pm

The Regin stealth malware was likely created by a government, in an effort to snoop on regular citizens and business workers

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NEWS


Made in China e-cigarette apparently can also be infected by malware

Nov 23, 2014 1:16 pm

It seems everything that is connected can suffer from malware attacks, including... e-cigs!

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Kaspersky Lab says it blocked one billion malicious attacks during Q3

Nov 19, 2014 10:09 pm

Kaspersky Lab-protected machines blocked more than one billion attacks during the third quarter, the company said

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NEWS


FBI becoming more active in fight against malware, cybercrime efforts

Nov 19, 2014 12:48 am

FBI and DOJ will help Internet Advertising Bureau in its constant fight against online malware

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NEWS


BadUSB exploit shared publicly, half of all USB devices are vulnerable

Nov 17, 2014 7:41 pm

The BadUSB code, which can take over the majority of USB products, is released to the public

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NEWS


Cryptowall ransomware nets $500 bitcoin payment from sheriff's office

Nov 17, 2014 1:07 am

The Dickson County Sheriff's Office in Tennessee fell victim to the Cryptowall ransomware, forced to fork over cash to have files released

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NEWS


Chinese authorities arrest three suspects for creating WireLurker

Nov 16, 2014 6:06 pm

Beijing police arrest three suspects likely involved in the creation and distribution of the WireLurker malware

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NEWS


Apple urges consumers to download apps only from authorized sources

Nov 14, 2014 2:30 pm

Apple urges users to be careful where they download and install apps from, as cyberattacks aimed at OS X and iOS increase

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NEWS


Survey finds 77 percent feel 'confident' in their security controls

Nov 11, 2014 5:10 pm

Data breaches continue to pile up, but it seems quite a few IT professionals and company executives feel "confident" in current security efforts

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NEWS


Cybercriminals taking interest in targeting Apple iOS, Mac OS X

Nov 9, 2014 8:14 pm

Apple iOS and Mac OS X are still secure, especially compared to rival software, but cybercriminals are becoming more inventive in their attack strategies

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NEWS


Palo Alto Networks finds WireLurker malware targeting iOS

Nov 6, 2014 7:34 pm

Apple iOS and Mac OS devices are under attack by the WireLurker malware, currently infecting Apple users in China only

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NEWS


Companies exposed as third party hacks compromise employees

Nov 3, 2014 9:39 am

Cybercriminals are finding success using third party attacks to steal data, compromise users, and conduct major data breaches

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NEWS


Experts believe a major cyberattack likely by 2025, as fears increase

Nov 2, 2014 9:30 am

A major cyberattack is likely by 2025, as governments and companies struggle to defend against cyberattacks, Pew Research noted

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NEWS


Cybercriminals find success using targeted attacks against companies

Oct 28, 2014 10:30 am

Targeted attacks increased three percent in 2014, with 12 percent of companies saying they suffered at least one targeted attack, Kaspersky Lab says

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NEWS


Point of sale malware attacks ramping up ahead of Christmas season

Oct 24, 2014 8:10 pm

After a crazy 12 months of continued high-profile data breaches, retailers should be prepared for possible carnage ahead of this Christmas

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