malware

Significant Security Flaws

Big name companies have made public this week some major security flaws in their devices. While it is not uncommon for companies to disclose information on potential vulnerabilities, this week the sheer number ...

Blasted by Phishing Calendar Invitations

Have you been getting random calendar invitations from unfamiliar sources about events you have never heard of before? It seems we are not the only ones. Most of the calendar invitations seem to be coming from ...

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...

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...

Do you understand the importance of cyber security?

    It is extremely important that you as the user understand why in the heck you should be concerned about the security of your device. Sure you may have heard about the tons of malware out there or ...

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...