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Posts Tagged ‘Malware and Virus Protection’

SVG Images Getting Wider Distribution As Malicious File Type

JavaScript is hands down the tool of choice of hackers who are interested in inserting malicious code onto a user’s device. Most commonly, scripts are embedded in compressed (zipped) files, and when ...

Update Netgear Routers Firmware Or Risk Password Compromise

It hasn’t been a good time for Netgear. In recent months, security researchers across the industry have identified several critical security flaws that could leave your network exposed and vulnerable to attacks. ...

Android HummingBad Malware Back, Now Called HummingWhale

It is an article of faith that Google’s Play Store and Apple’s iStore are the two safest sources for downloading apps. As good as their security routines are, however, they’re not perfect, ...

Facebook Attempting To Fix Password Recovery To Minimize Hack Possibility

Password security continues to be the single biggest weak point in the realm of digital security. The problems on this front are numerous, but chiefly stem from the facts that: • Too ...

Using Android Pattern Lock May Not Be Best Phone Security

If you use an Android device, and since they are the most popular devices on the planet these days, you probably do, then you may also be using a pattern locking mechanism ...

Not Even Police Can Avoid Ransomware – Back Up Regularly!

How’s your network security? Is it on par with police departments, which, you’d have to imagine, have fairly robust security? If so, you’re still not safe. Recently, police in Cockrell Hill, Texas, ...

Update Your Mac To Fix GarageBand And Logic Security Issues

If you’re a Mac user who uses GarageBand or Logic Pro, you’re going to want to update both of those programs with Apple’s latest patches. According to the company, they discovered critical ...

Some Browsers Are Providing Autofill Information To Websites Through Vulnerability

It seems like every week that passes, we become aware of some new threat to security online. In fact, it’s gotten so bad that a slowly increasing number of Americans are simply ...

Email PDF Attachment Might Be Gmail Phishing Scam

There’s a new phishing scam making the rounds, made noteworthy by the fact that it is especially convincing. What makes it so convincing is the lengths the hackers go to in order ...

Data Breaches On The Rise – Customers Are Blaming Breached Companies

The year of 2016 saw more high-profile data breaches than at any time in the history of the internet. 2017 stands to break the record. With data breaches on the rise, the ...