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Cryptowall 3.0 Threat Rising

The stakes are now higher as an old malware nemesis has reared its ugly head once again. Cryptowall 3.0 has been launched using yet another devious method through ‘help file’ attachments sent via email and e-fax. Appearing as a harmless ‘.chm’ file, the hidden malware was opened and at once invaded individual computers, making their next move to the entire network. As with all forms of ransomware, when the threatening
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Apple Store Apps Hit with Malware

Users of Apple iPhone and iPad products have been a bit stunned as the release of the information came forward regarding dozens of apps that contained iOS malware that were placed on the Apple Store. The malware, called XcodeGhost, was discovered and then removed from dozens of apps available for download from the store. According to Alibaba, a report from Palo Alto Networks, Inc. indicated that Chinese app developers were
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Malware Found on Security Cameras Available Through Amazon

Malware on security cameras? Security comes in many forms, and they’re not always compatible with one another. That’s what a security researcher named Mike Olsen found when he went to set up an outdoor surveillance system that he had purchased on Amazon from a seller called Urban Security Group. As Olsen writes in a blog post, he found himself frustrated by the cameras’ configuration interface, so he looked at their administrative

Malware Today – In A Nutshell

About Malware, That Nasty Software That Can Ruin Your Business Malware is a term which means ‘malicious software’ and it is designed to allow software to access your computer and network without your knowledge. The cybercriminals that create these nasty programs each have a unique purpose, but the commonality of all is to gain access to sensitive information, proprietary data and personal data in a silent attack, and then leave. Considering
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Whatsapp and WeChat Malware

Our favourite chat apps, Whatsapp and WeChat, can be used against us. The adoption of easy to use instant messaging and mobile apps has made the job of filtering SPAM, viruses and malware a lot more challenging. Cyber hackers are taking advantage as the general public seems to continue to have a sense of ‘trust’ for anything that can be accessed or downloaded. The more recent WeChat Trojan virus along