Other stories about Malware

Malicious apps sneak back into Google Play

We often rely on official app sources like Google Play for Android and the Apple App Store for iPhones to protect us from malicious...
Happening Now May 10, 2018

Google pulls fake ad blockers: Were you one of the 20 million fooled?

Millions of people added one of five Chrome extensions that promised to block ads. But instead those extension were malware, disguised as ad blockers....
Happening Now April 20, 2018

Facebook credentials stolen by new malware posing as ‘stress-relieving’ painting program

Given all the news that has surrounded Facebook, it would be understandable if you decided to deactivate or delete your account. Do that and,...
Happening Now April 18, 2018

New ransomware forces you to play violent video game

Ransomware is still one the biggest computer threats out there. In 2017 alone, ransomware attacks on businesses have tripled from 2016, all updated with...
Happening Now April 16, 2018

How to spot fake Android apps in the Play Store

We rely on Google Play and the Apple App Store to protect us from malicious and fake apps. Official app stores have vetting systems...
Tips April 5, 2018

New malware secretly records your phone calls and steals data

One of the sneakiest aspects of malware is the lengths at which hackers will try to hide its true intentions. Sometimes that means burying...
Happening Now April 4, 2018

Malware loaded apps infecting a million users

By now we all understand the need to avoid things like malware, and we'd like to think we take the necessary precautions. Unfortunately, sometimes...
Happening Now March 27, 2018

E-filing taxes? Watch out for fraud

According to the Free File Alliance, around 100 million Americans qualify to use the free filing software. But not all is rosy when it...
Tips March 22, 2018

Have you gotten in on the fun trend known as "Dead Drops"?

Trends that capture the imagination of the entire world are fun to watch, and even more enjoyable to be a part of. It does...
Cool Sites March 14, 2018

If you ate here recently, hackers have your credit card number

When we use our cards to purchase goods or services, we expect the company to have a secure point-of-sale system. That's not always the...
Happening Now March 9, 2018

Cortana lets hackers in Windows even when it's locked

On the surface, Cortana seemed like an outstanding addition to the Windows OS. Not only was it outstanding, but it was also necessary as...
Happening Now March 9, 2018

New Android malware will record your calls then blackmail you

The idea of being away from our phones and any calls, texts or news is frightening. Sure, we understand it may not exactly be...
Happening Now March 2, 2018

Dangerous malware targeting Adobe Flash for Windows, Macs, and Chrome OS

Exploits are a popular technique for cybercriminals to deliver malware. Thankfully, the more aware you are of these types of attacks, the less likely...
Happening Now February 28, 2018

This file type is the most used in cyberattacks

Phishing emails with malicious attachments or links are a favorite of the cybercriminal. These types of attacks can be a very effective tool for...
Happening Now February 18, 2018

Zombie bots are coming to steal Valentine's Day hearts

Valentine’s Day is a time for love and affection, but while many will go out to celebrate, others will end up staying at home...
Happening Now February 13, 2018

Hackers spreading malware through digital copies of 'Fire and Fury'

Cybercriminals are constantly changing the way malware is delivered. Phishing emails and text messages have been a popular technique recently. But these types of...
Happening Now January 25, 2018

Newly discovered Mac malware slips through anti-virus programs

Most Mac users think that their computer is immune to viruses. But that's not true. This new type of malware proves Macs are at...
Happening Now January 21, 2018

16 Windows 10 tricks you’ll wish you knew sooner

In homes and offices across America, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a Windows PC. You’ll find Microsoft running on monitors in almost...
Columns January 20, 2018

New malware can ruin your phone

New malware is going around infecting phones and destroying them. It’s not your typical type, as this one has many uses. But if you...
Happening Now December 22, 2017

Fake malware apps on the rise. How to spot and delete them

When it comes to app safety, we always recommend the official app stores for your mobile gadgets. But sometimes, a sneaky developer finds a...
Happening Now December 13, 2017


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