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Posts Tagged ‘Malware and Virus Protection’

New Virus Poses As Dropbox Invoice

Dropbox is no stranger to hacking attacks, and in recent months, they’ve been made a target once again. In this instance, hackers have launched a phishing campaign aimed at Dropbox users. They ...

Running Linux? You May Be Next For A Ransomware Attack

Typically, people running some flavor of Linux have little to fear from the hacking community. By and large, Linux users have been ignored or passed by in favor of other targets. Unfortunately, ...

Redis Database May Open Door To Ransomware Attack

As you probably know by now, ransomware is a particularly insidious form of hacking attack whereby a target computer’s files are locked or held hostage in some way, and besides restoring from ...

Malware On Your Mac May Be Caused By BitTorrent Client

If you’re a Mac user who downloads files using the torrent software called “Transmission,” you may want to check your machine for signs of infection. It was recently discovered that a malicious ...

Your Keystrokes May Be Stolen Through WiFi

There have been papers written and demonstrations conducted in recent months to show how it’s possible to wirelessly log your keystrokes. All of those demonstrations have relied upon specialized gear you can ...

Dropbox Just Required A Password Reset From 2012 Hack

If you’re one of the millions of Dropbox users around the world, you were probably mildly annoyed recently when you logged on to find that you were being forced to change your ...

Will Your Thermostat Be The Next Device Held For Ransom?

An interesting and disturbing new form of Ransomware was on display at this year's Def Con convention, in Las Vegas. So far as anyone knows, this is the first, proof of concept ...

90 Percent of People Ignore Important PC Security Warnings

What do you do when you get a popup window generated by some piece of software you use, informing you of a critical update? Do you stop what you’re doing right then ...

Ransomware Heavily Targeting Health Care Companies

You’ve probably seen the headlines. This year, hardly a week goes by that there isn’t a report of a company in some way connected to the health care industry falling victim to ...

Adobe Flash May Soon End On Google Chrome

Adobe’s beleaguered Flash player may finally be seeing its last days, at least if Google has anything to say about it. The player has been exceedingly popular, and at its peak, a ...