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February 26, 2019

Chips may be inherently vulnerable to Spectre and Meltdown attacks

Most malware exploits coding errors and poor design. But Google security researchers say a fundamental flaw in the nature of computing could make some threats impossible […]
February 25, 2019

Trojan Attack Masked as Payment Confirmation

A sophisticated attack is leveraging the ability to evade detection with the use of a rapidly changing Trojan attack pattern, according to researchers at GreatHorn. The research […]
February 20, 2019

Publish Date February 19, 2019 Reitspoof mysterious multistage malware makes its rounds

A multi-staged malware dropping multiple payloads is infecting its victims without a clear purpose and has shown a significant uptick in activity since January 2019. Dubbed […]
February 18, 2019

What is Watering hole attack and how to stay protected from such attacks?

The attacker first stalks the websites often visited by a victim or a particular group, and then infect the frequently visited websites with malware. The attacker […]
February 12, 2019

Woman loses nearly $18,000 in computer virus scam

A woman is out nearly $18,000 after trying to fix what looked like a computer virus warning from Microsoft. The Grand Island Police Department said the […]
February 11, 2019

New ‘Goner’ Computer Virus Surfaces

A new computer virus called Goner is spreading through the Internet today. Although not as technically sophisticated as recent worms such as Nimda or Badtrans, experts […]
February 9, 2019

New Zombie ‘POODLE’ Attack Bred From TLS Flaw

Citrix issues update for encryption weakness dogging the popular security protocol. Turns out a major design flaw discovered and patched five years ago in the old […]
February 8, 2019

McAfee Advises Consumers that Weak Passwords, Phishing Scams and Malicious Apps Continue to Be a Threat

On International Data Privacy Day, McAfee Reminds Consumers What Steps to Take to Protect Themselves SANTA CLARA, Calif., January 27, 2019 – SANTA CLARA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On […]
February 5, 2019

Antivirus headaches that compromise browser security

If the goal is revenue, enterprises need to care about browser security MIAMI — Google is one company that lives and dies in the web, so […]
February 4, 2019

Kaspersky Helped NSA Catch Spyware Leaker (Report)

Here’s an ironic twist: Kaspersky Lab, the antivirus firm banned from U.S. government computersover suspected Russian intelligence ties, helped the National Security Agency catch a contractor accused […]