Android devs must now provide personal details and use 2FA
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software development

Android devs must now provide personal details and use 2FA

Google sets out stricter requirements for Play Store developers to limit malicious apps uploaded to the Android marketplace
29 Jun 2021
Western Digital NAS drive owners told to unplug their devices after malware attacks
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Server & storage

Western Digital NAS drive owners told to unplug their devices after malware attacks

Company confirms spate of factory resets were triggered remotely
25 Jun 2021
How to turn on Windows Defender
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Software

How to turn on Windows Defender

Find out how to turn on, or off, Windows Defender on Windows 10 and older versions of Windows
15 Jun 2021
FBI still frowns on ransomware payments
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ransomware

FBI still frowns on ransomware payments

Even though major companies are paying millions in ransom, the FBI’s policy hasn’t changed
11 Jun 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Windows, Chrome, VMware
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zero-day exploit

Weekly threat roundup: Windows, Chrome, VMware

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
10 Jun 2021
Windows devices targeted by PuzzleMaker malware exploiting Chrome zero-day flaw
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zero-day exploit

Windows devices targeted by PuzzleMaker malware exploiting Chrome zero-day flaw

Chain of vulnerabilities used to attack multiple companies worldwide
9 Jun 2021
GitHub to prohibit code that’s used in active attacks
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cyber security

GitHub to prohibit code that’s used in active attacks

The coding repository updates its policies to tighten up security in light of concerns it might be exploited
7 Jun 2021
What's the difference between antimalware and antivirus?
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malware

What's the difference between antimalware and antivirus?

We help you navigate the worlds of antimalware and antivirus
3 Jun 2021
Fake AnyDesk Google ads deliver malware
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malware

Fake AnyDesk Google ads deliver malware

Malware pushed through Google search results
28 May 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Apple's M1 chip, VMware, Trend Micro
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vulnerability

Weekly threat roundup: Apple's M1 chip, VMware, Trend Micro

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
27 May 2021
Apple’s M1 chip contains “unfixable” hardware flaw, researcher claims
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vulnerability

Apple’s M1 chip contains “unfixable” hardware flaw, researcher claims

The bug, which cannot be easily exploited, is more likely to be abused by advertising companies than cyber criminals
27 May 2021
Bose admits ransomware attack exposed employee data
Computer virus transfer into a desktop PC by internet LAN line
ransomware

Bose admits ransomware attack exposed employee data

Hackers managed to obtain HR data including "compensation-related information" during the March attack
25 May 2021
Apple fixes three macOS flaws under active attack
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malware

Apple fixes three macOS flaws under active attack

The patches come days after execs lamented the 'unacceptable' volume of Mac malware
25 May 2021
FBI: Irish HSE hackers targeted 16 US healthcare orgs
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ransomware

FBI: Irish HSE hackers targeted 16 US healthcare orgs

Of the 400 organisations worldwide that have been hit by Conti, over 290 are located in the US
24 May 2021
Apple says amount of malware on Macs 'no longer acceptable'
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malware

Apple says amount of malware on Macs 'no longer acceptable'

Craig Federighi suggests Apple found and removed 130 types of malware in 2020 alone
20 May 2021
Hackers used SonicWall zero-day flaw to plant ransomware
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ransomware

Hackers used SonicWall zero-day flaw to plant ransomware

Ransomware group UNC2447 used an SQL injection bug to attack US and European orgs
30 Apr 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Nvidia, Linux, macOS
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vulnerability

Weekly threat roundup: Nvidia, Linux, macOS

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
29 Apr 2021
Botnet targets vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers
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botnets

Botnet targets vulnerable Microsoft Exchange servers

Cryptocurrency-mining botnet Prometei targeting same flaws as Hafnium attacks
23 Apr 2021
What is hacktivism?
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hacking

What is hacktivism?

From Anonymous to Omega, here’s everything you need to know about hackers with a conscience
22 Apr 2021
Weekly threat roundup: Google Chrome, Pulse Secure, Telegram
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vulnerability

Weekly threat roundup: Google Chrome, Pulse Secure, Telegram

Pulling together the most dangerous and pressing flaws that businesses need to patch
22 Apr 2021
How can you protect your business from crypto-ransomware?
ransomware
Security

How can you protect your business from crypto-ransomware?

Here are some easy-to-apply rules to help keep your data - and your business operations - safe
20 Apr 2021
HackBoss malware is using Telegram to steal cryptocurrency from other hackers
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cryptocurrencies

HackBoss malware is using Telegram to steal cryptocurrency from other hackers

Hackers stealing from wannabe hackers using fake software
16 Apr 2021
BRATA malware disguises itself as security tools on Google Play
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malware

BRATA malware disguises itself as security tools on Google Play

Hackers are tricking victims into granting their malicious apps certain permissions before taking control of Android devices
13 Apr 2021
Gigaset devices laced with malware after third-party server hack
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malware

Gigaset devices laced with malware after third-party server hack

Several Android smartphones have been pre-packaged with malicious apps as part of a supply chain attack
9 Apr 2021