Spyware/Malware

Shopper Safety – Beware of Fake Apps and Wifi Hotspots

Now that holiday shopping is upon us, security researchers are handing out advice on how to protect yourself and your information from cyber hacking. More and more shoppers use their smartphones while they are ...

Windows 10 Vulnerability – Edge Browser users Safe

The vulnerability is called Strontium, found in Windows code. Google stumbled across the flaw, and wrote a blog post in late October stating the affects on Adobe’s Flash media player. Google’s polic...

Do this and not that – Mobile Malware

The three best practices to avoid mobile malware is to use an official app store, resist temptation to jailbreak your device, and keep updates current. Apple and Google app stores remain the most vigilant about...

Pegasus Spyware Detected – Upgrade to iOS 9.3.5 ASAP

Malware that spies on user phone calls and text messages, has been alleviated thanks to the latest iOS mobile operating system upgrade, and the wise proceedings of a human rights activist. Canadian cyber securi...

Cerber Ransomware – Business Model for Extortion

Cerber ransomware earned close to $200,000 in July alone, despite a payment rate of 0.3 percent (not even 1 percent!), due to its affiliate distribution model, according to Check Point Software technologies Ltd...

Why You Need to Deploy Encryption and How

Encryption is the transformation of data from plain text to ciphertext. In other words, basically taking data that is easy to read and placing it into a riddle that has no rhyme or pattern so that only those th...

Undetected Hacker Group Spying Since 2011…

Strider hackers reference the all-seeing eye of Sauron in their ‘nation-state level’ malware, which has been used to steal files from organisations across the globe. Unknown hacker group, ‘Str...

Ransomware – Never too late to negotiate

Researchers claim that ransomware campaigns are usually willing to negotiate these days. “Cybersecurity firm F-Secure released a new report, “Evaluating the Customer Journey of Crypto-Ransomware and...

Webcam Malware aimed at company employees

Attacks face many working employees as the newest form of malware has been aimed at webcams in the workplace. The new malware is used to record employee’s private moment sin order to extort information ou...

Mac Malware blocked if you fix this simple Setting

In the last week two different types of OS X malware made their debut and it has Mac users biting their nails about the possibility of an unprotected Mac. Backdoor.MAC.Eleanor and OSX/Keydnap, the two newest Ma...