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GoodWill Ransomware Requires Victims to Do Good Deeds

We’ve heard of white hat hackers who are on the good side of the issue: ethical hacking that identifies vulnerabilities to help others not be…

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iPhones Vulnerable to Malware Even When Powered Down

While at one point Apple devices were considered safe from vulnerabilities, one large reason they were considered “safe” is that hackers weren’t targeting them as…

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How Antivirus Software Works

Antivirus programs are powerful pieces of software that are essential on Windows computers. If you’ve ever wondered how antivirus programs detect viruses, what they’re doing…

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Octo Android malware wants to get its tentacles on your banking information

A fascinating thing about the life cycle of malware is how malicious code packages evolve over time. It’s a case of threat actors grabbing something…

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Google Chrome Bug Actively Exploited as Zero-Day

The internet giant issued an update for the bug, which is found in the open-source V8 JavaScript engine. Source: https://threatpost.com/google-chrome-bug-actively-exploited-zero-day/179161/ Proactive Computing found this story…

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Facestealer Trojan Hidden in Google Play Plunders Facebook Accounts

The trojanized Craftsart Cartoon Photo Tools app is available in the official Android app store, but it’s actually spyware capable of stealing any and all…

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This Chrome Phishing Kit Is Scary as Hell

Google Tricking people into handing over their login credentials has never been easier. As shown in a new phishing toolkit, Single Sign-On (SSO) pop-ups are incredibly…

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Beware of Fake Windows 11 Installer Loaded with Malware

While we’re often advised to wait before downloading OS updates until the bugs are worked out, sometimes excitement just gets the best of us. One…

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Mac malware spreading for ~14 months installs backdoor on infected systems

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Mac malware known as UpdateAgent has been spreading for more than a year, and it is growing increasingly malevolent as its…

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How to Spot a Fraudulent Website

The internet is home to roughly 1.7 billion websites. Unfortunately, many of these websites live only to scam you out of your personal data or…

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Microsoft warns of destructive disk wiper targeting Ukraine

Enlarge (credit: Getty Images) Over the past few months, geopolitical tensions have escalated as Russia amassed tens of thousands of troops along Ukraine’s border and…

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2022 Might Be the Year of Linux Malware

Linux malware is on the rise thanks to the popularity of Internet of Things (IoT) devices. In fact, according to a study published by Crowdstrike, Linux…

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Pegasus used to target El Salvador activists, journalists: Report

Citizen Lab watchdog says Israeli NSO Group’s Pegasus spyware used by operator working in country since early 2020. Source: https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/1/13/pegasus-spyware-used-to-target-el-salvador-activists-journalists-report Proactive Computing found this story…

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2021 was the year cybersecurity became everyone’s problem

This year marked a turning point for malicious attacks on computer systems, fueled by a rise in nation-state attacks and ransomware. Why it matters: Once…

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How Android Banking Trojans Are Slipping Past Google Play’s Defenses

In what is a grim reminder to be careful what you install, a new bunch of Android apps have been downloaded more than 300,000 times…

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FBI, others crush REvil using ransomware gang’s favorite tactic against it

Enlarge (credit: Aurich Lawson) Four days ago, the REvil ransomware gang’s leak site, known as the “Happy Blog,” went offline. Cybersecurity experts wondered aloud what…

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What Is RansomCloud, And How Do You Protect Yourself?

RansomCloud is ransomware designed to infiltrate and encrypt cloud storage. Responsibility for the security of your data isn’t as straightforward as you might think. We…

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This TikTok Scam Tricks Your Kids Into Downloading Malware

Have you ever seen a scam so obvious that only a kid could fall for it? As reported by Malwarebytes, scammers on TikTok are offering…

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Free decryption tool to remove REvil ransomware is available

One of the worst types of malicious software that computer users worldwide are plagued with is ransomware. This type of malware encrypts the contents of…

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A Complete Guide to Not Getting Hacked

As safe as you might feel sitting at your laptop, happily typing and posting and scrolling, we all know the truth: the internet is actually…

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Android FlyTrap Trojan malware aims to take over Facebook accounts

Malware is a common problem for computer and mobile device users. Malware can target various assets of the target device, including social media accounts, banking…

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Critical Cobalt Strike bug leaves botnet servers vulnerable to takedown

Enlarge / You did a bad bad thing. (credit: Getty Images) Governments, vigilantes, and criminal hackers have a new way to disrupt botnets running the…

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