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Tuesday, 1 Sep 2015

Malware has stolen 225,000 Apple account logins from jailbroken iPhones

Malware has stolen 225,000 Apple account logins from jailbroken iPhones

A newly discovered malware, named KeyRaider, has stolen over 225,000 Apple account logins, harvested from jailbroken iPhones. Users affected have had unauthorised purchases made using their Apple accounts; some have had their iPhones disabled for ransom.

Wednesday, 5 Aug 2015

Have you visited Yahoo lately? You could have been hacked

Have you visited Yahoo lately? You could have been hacked

Have you visited Yahoo lately? Beware, because the company's ad network has been used by hackers to send malicious code to computers that have visited Yahoo's portal since July 28.

Tuesday, 4 Aug 2015

Thunderstrike 2 is the first firmware worm that attacks Mac remotely

Thunderstrike 2 is the first firmware worm that attacks Mac remotely

Security researchers have demonstrated how Macs are vulnerable to firmware worms (just like PCs) by developing the first firmware worm that attacks Macs remotely

Friday, 15 May 2015

That GTA V mod you installed might be doing more than you think

That GTA V mod you installed might be doing more than you think

If you're one of the millions playing GTA V on the PC, you might want to read this. It's especially important if you're using mods in your game.

Thursday, 5 Mar 2015

Lenovo to be investigated over using of Superfish software

Lenovo to be investigated over using of Superfish software

Connecticut Attorney General George Jepsen's office has just announced that it has launched an investigation into Lenovo's use of Superfish's software in their computers. The U.S. Government recently warned that Superfish's software leaves users vulnerable to cyber attacks.

Monday, 23 Feb 2015

The US already has a cyber superweapon

The US already has a cyber superweapon

For a technologically advanced nation, the US seems to be dragging its feet in creating effective cyber defenses. Now we know why.

Thursday, 13 Mar 2014

WhatsApp Private Messages Reportedly at Risk Due to Security Flaw

WhatsApp Private Messages Reportedly at Risk Due to Security Flaw

An IT consultant claimed he has found a security flaw in the Android version of popular instant messaging software, WhatsApp. By using a malware with unrestricted access to the Android device's SD card, a hacker is able to extract WhatsApp private messages and upload them without the owner's knowledge.

Tuesday, 21 Jan 2014

Google Bans Extensions That Deliver Malware and Adware from Chrome Web Store

Google Bans Extensions That Deliver Malware and Adware from Chrome Web Store

Google recently removed certain extensions from the Google Chrome Web Store for delivering malware and adware to their users. The extensions started out as regular extensions, but took a more sinister turn when they were bought by malware companies.

Thursday, 31 Oct 2013

Microsoft: Windows XP SP3 is About 6x More Likely to be Infected with Malware than Windows 8

Microsoft: Windows XP SP3 is About 6x More Likely to be Infected with Malware than Windows 8

According to Microsoft, Windows XP systems have an infection rate that's six times higher than Windows 8. And this is likely to increase once support for the 12-year old OS comes to an end next year.

Wednesday, 2 Oct 2013

Internet Explorer Exploit Code Publicly Released

Internet Explorer Exploit Code Publicly Released

Metasploit has released an exploit framework that targets a critical vulnerability in Internet Explorer into the public domain. Users are advised to install Microsoft's Fix It patch to keep themselves protected.

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