Bank-targeting malware disguises itself as video conferencing software
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Bank-targeting malware disguises itself as video conferencing software

IBM says the Vizom malware is spreading through spam-based phishing campaigns
19 Oct 2020
Weekly threat roundup: Windows 10, Adobe, and SonicWall VPNs
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Weekly threat roundup: Windows 10, Adobe, and SonicWall VPNs

The most dangerous and pressing cyber security exploits from the week gone by
16 Oct 2020
What is a Trojan?
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What is a Trojan?

The malicious malware lurks behind legitimate software to invade your computer
14 Oct 2020
What is hacktivism?
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What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
13 Oct 2020
Microsoft disrupts infamous Trickbot botnet ahead of US election
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Microsoft disrupts infamous Trickbot botnet ahead of US election

Trickbot primarily targets financial institutions, but it could impact the election too
12 Oct 2020
What is WannaCry?
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What is WannaCry?

The full story behind one of the worst ransomware outbreaks in history
12 Oct 2020
Weekly threat roundup: Apple, AMD, and Google
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Weekly threat roundup: Apple, AMD, and Google

The most dangerous and pressing cyber security exploits from the week gone by
9 Oct 2020
The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers
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The top 12 password-cracking techniques used by hackers

Some of the most common, and most effective, methods for stealing passwords
5 Oct 2020
IoT botnet exploiting two zero-day flaws in Tenda routers
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IoT botnet exploiting two zero-day flaws in Tenda routers

The Ttint botnet is based heavily on the Mirai malware and includes 12 protocols for remote access
5 Oct 2020
How computer viruses spread and how to avoid them
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How computer viruses spread and how to avoid them

You know that computer viruses can be a nightmare; here's how they spread from one computer to the next
1 Oct 2020
IoT privacy and security concerns
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IoT privacy and security concerns

We take a look at what's needed to really secure internet-connected devices
29 Sep 2020
US hospitals forced offline by reported Ryuk ransomware attack
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US hospitals forced offline by reported Ryuk ransomware attack

Universal Health Services employees have been told IT issues could go on for days
29 Sep 2020
Google removes 17 apps infected with evasive ‘Joker’ malware
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Google removes 17 apps infected with evasive ‘Joker’ malware

Researchers identify three variations in the way the 'fleeceware' strain infects victims' Android devices
28 Sep 2020
How to install Kali Linux on Raspberry Pi
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How to install Kali Linux on Raspberry Pi

Follow these simple steps to install the penetration testing software on the compact computer for mobile hacking
22 Sep 2020
Ransomwiz lets you test your security with simulated ransomware
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Ransomwiz lets you test your security with simulated ransomware

Nyotron says it’s easy enough for even the most junior security employee to operate
21 Sep 2020
Best free malware removal tools 2020
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Best free malware removal tools 2020

Worried your device is infected? Here are the tools you need to get rid of malicious software
21 Sep 2020
Android users told to be on high alert after Cerberus banking Trojan leaks to the dark web
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Android users told to be on high alert after Cerberus banking Trojan leaks to the dark web

The source code for the authenticator-breaking malware is available for free on underground forums
18 Sep 2020
Mozilla finally shuts down Firefox Send
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Mozilla finally shuts down Firefox Send

Service abandoned after it was exploited by hackers to spread malware
18 Sep 2020
Google bans ‘stalkerware’ from Play store
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Google bans ‘stalkerware’ from Play store

The ban excludes enterprise management tools and those used by parents to track the whereabouts of their children
17 Sep 2020
'Largest ever' Magecart hack compromises 2,000 online stores
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'Largest ever' Magecart hack compromises 2,000 online stores

The personal details of tens of thousands of customers were stolen from just one compromised Magento-powered site
15 Sep 2020
What is fileless malware?
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What is fileless malware?

This near-invisible threat can go virtually undetected by even the most advanced antivirus software
10 Sep 2020
Qbot malware surges into the top-ten most common business threats
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Qbot malware surges into the top-ten most common business threats

An evolved form of the banking Trojan was distributed by number one-ranking Emotet in a campaign that hit 5% of businesses globally
9 Sep 2020
Joker fleeceware "thriving" on Google Play Store, researchers claim
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Joker fleeceware "thriving" on Google Play Store, researchers claim

Six recently removed apps are believed to have spread the malware across 200,000 installs
3 Sep 2020