Antivirus News

August 23, 2019

Attackers Demand $2.5 Million Ransom After Coordinated Ransomware Attacks on Texas Government Entities

Two of the impacted municipalities, the City of Borger, and the City of Keene, have publicly disclosed that they’ve been impacted by the coordinated ransomware attack. […]
August 7, 2019

New phishing scam asks users to confirm unsubscribe request

The scam emails have subject lines similar to “Confirm your unsubscribe request” or “Client #980920318 To_STOP_Receiving These Emails From Us Hit reply And Let Us Know”. […]
March 16, 2019

Windows 7 and Office 2010 Support Ending Soon: Security Suites Continue to Provide Protection!

January 14, 2020 is the day: Microsoft will retire Windows 7 and Office 2010 without fail. That is also the day when extended support will end. […]
March 15, 2019

Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure a Big Target for Cryptomining Attacks

Despite the declining values of cryptocurrencies, criminals continue to hammer away at container management platforms, cloud APIs, and control panels. The cloud-based infrastructures that enterprise organizations […]
February 28, 2019

4G and 5G protocols prone to privacy attacks, new study reveals

The issue existed in the cellular paging (broadcast) protocol in the latest generation of mobile communications. An exploit called ToRPEDO was revealed by the researchers to […]
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 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 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 […]