- News tagged "virus"
Monday, 24 Nov 2014
Warning: an SMS circulating with the message "Is this your photo?" and an attached link is currently circulating. Opening the link will download a virus to your phone and send the same SMS to anyone in your contact list. Thanks to limeh_HWZ on our forums for the tip off
Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013
There are reports that hackers have been stocking up on Windows XP exploits, and are planning to release them the moment Microsoft ceases support for the aging operating system.
Friday, 1 Feb 2013
Symantec Security Response has discovered that fake FedEx emails have been circulating. In these emails, users are asked to click on a link to print out a receipt in order to retrieve their parcel in person from the nearest FedEx office. Unsuspecting users who click on the link will be greeted by a PostalReceipt.zip file containing a malicious executable file named "PostalReceipt.exe", where a malware, "Trojan.Smoaler", will then be delivered to their computer.
Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012
After Flashback showed the world the vulnerabilities Apple computers had, Dockster is the new malware on the block. The backdoor trojan is targeting mac users disguised as a Dalai Lama related website.
Thursday, 29 Dec 2011
Trend Micro offers some useful tips and information on how consumers can be extra vigilant when making online purchases.