- News tagged "internet security"
Friday, 8 Jul 2016
Czech Republic-based Avast Software has announced its plans to acquire AVG Technologies to the tune of US$1.3 billion in cash. Coincidentally, both firms were founded in the old Czech Republic, and they have grown to be security giants, in their own rights.
Wednesday, 6 Apr 2016
The encryption is in full force, and it protects calls, messages, attachments, and media content sent by fellow users in group chats and one-to-one conversation.
Monday, 7 Mar 2016
Like traditional ransomware, the malicious program KeRanger forces Apple users to pay digital money in order to regain access of their Macs.
Wednesday, 20 Jan 2016
SplashData just unveiled its list of the Internet's worst passwords for 2015 and it shows that people still use terrible passwords. Hit the link to find out more which passwords make to the list!
Thursday, 22 Jan 2015
Every year, SplashData releases its list of top 10 worst passwords. And unsurprisingly, "123456" and "password" continue to be popular amongst users.
Tuesday, 18 Mar 2014
Trend Micro reported that last Friday, scammers exploited the news of flight MH370 to incite Facebook users to hit a malicious link. Although the spoofed site has since been taken down, Trend Micro is advising users to stay alert, and exercise caution before clicking on any shared links.
Friday, 14 Mar 2014
In its latest blog entry, Symantec warns of an ongoing intricate scam targeting Google Docs and Google Drive users.
Friday, 11 Oct 2013
Norton has released the latest versions of its core security products including Norton 360 Multi-Device, Norton Internet Security, and Norton Antivirus.
Tuesday, 10 Sep 2013
McAfee has announced its new 2014 line of core PC security suites including McAfee AntiVirus Plus 2014, McAfee Internet Security 2014 and McAfee Total Protection 2014.
Thursday, 18 Apr 2013
Within just 24 hours of Monday's explosion at the Boston Marathon, Trend Micro observed an outbreak of more than 9,000 Blackhole Exploit Kit spammed messages, all related to the tragic incident.