spyware

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...

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 seeks victims via TeamViewer

Anyone use Teamviewer? If so, sorry to say,  you may have been hacked. A new ransomware has been discovered appending the .surprise extension to encrypt important files. Further research into the extension reve...

Ransomware

  Ransomware is the devilish and extremely debilitating program designed to lock and encrypt files in order to extort money from consumers, business owners, and even government officials. It seems that no ...

Windows 7 Recovery (Spyware)

I recently encountered a spyware/virus infection on a Windows 7 PC that was quite interesting. It was entitled Windows 7 Recovery. At first the spyware makes you think that your hard drive has failed and that y...

A new version of Alureon is changing the malware game

A new version of the Alureon rootkit family has appeared, and is utilizing new techniques to avoid detection and removal. Read more about it here: https://threatpost.com/en_us/blogs/new-version-alureon-ups-ante...

Malware Terminology

The Information Technology world has a definite jargon of its own, which can be confusing to both the end users and (sometimes) to the IT people themselves. One of our biggest problems these days is Malware (ma...

Mac Users Beware Of Malware

Do you think your Mac is immune to malware infections? If you said Yes, you would be wrong. Although there may not be as much malware for a Mac as there is for Windows, you should still not be caught sleeping. ...

Try Google Pack!

As I was browsing around on Google the other day, I noticed a neat little tool they have called Google Pack, which essentially downloads and installs some of the most basic applications that you may typically n...

Microsofts Onecare Online Scanner

This scanner performs many steps in one run. I had a workstation the other day that was infected with spyware. I ran this tool which scanned ports, spyware, viruses, registry issues, etc. It took just about ove...