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Posts Tagged ‘Malware and Virus Protection’

Display Widgets WordPress Plugin Gives Hackers Access

WordPress is the most popular CMS on the planet. It has been the reigning king of websites for years, and all indications are that it will continue to be so. Unfortunately, there’s ...

Latin Social Network Taringa Breach Could Affect 28 Million Users

A highly popular Latin social media company called “Taringa” recently suffered a massive data breach that impacted some 28 million users, which is essentially its entire user base. The breach revealed two ...

Recent CCleaner Hack Could Have Spread Malware To Millions

You’ve probably heard of the popular app, “CCleaner.” Owned by Avast, this handy utility boasts more than two billion downloads and currently has more than two million active users. As the name ...

Newly Discovered Vulnerabilities In Bluetooth Could Affect Your Devices

If you haven’t heard of the “BlueBorne” attack vector yet, you probably will in the months ahead It’s perhaps one of the most invasive, pervasive attack vectors in the history of the ...

New Android App Allows Anyone To Create Ransomware

There’s a new Android app to be aware of. This one allows anyone, even without any technical skills, to create ransomware, in a matter of minutes. It’s a menu-driven system that automates ...

Ransomware On Android Devices More Than Doubles This Year

You may have heard the statistic from Google that less than 0.05 percent of Android devices downloaded malware in 2016. It’s a great statistic, and one that the company should be proud ...

New Network Attacks Happening On Weekends, And With Old Vulnerabilities

It’s no secret that 2017 is on track to beat 2016 handily in terms of the total number of network breaches, and sadly, 2016 was itself a record-breaking year. What is less ...

Mac Adware Infection Requires Complete Reload For Removal

Mac users have a new strain of malware to be concerned about. It is dubbed “Mughthesec,” which seems to be a new, improved, and more robust design, based on an older piece ...

Locky Ransomware Just Won’t Go Away

For a time, Locky ransomware was the scourge of the internet and was considered by many security experts to be the most widely distributed form of malware on the internet. Things change, ...

Even After Wannacry, Many Companies Are Still Ignoring Network Security

Remember the global Wannacry ransomware attack? Remember the even more recent Petya attacks? You would think after either of these, IT professionals around the world would have stepped up and immediately implemented ...