All posts by Emre

How to remove adware from your PC

If you are reading these lines chances are that either you are infected with an adware or you have been infected at one point and now you would like to remove it. If you are having random pop-ups appear on your screen ever time you open a site or you always see a presence of ...

trust in technology

Are constant data breaches making people lose trust in technology?

“In today’s digital business environment, trust is built on two major components: ethics and security. Trust is the cornerstone of the digital economy.” - Accenture Technology. The Internet Society (ISOC), expressed a concern that constant data breaches are seriously affecting people's trust in technology. Digital trust is actually not a process but rather a result of ...

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Zemana AntiMalware is your #1 protection strategy against ransomware

As Cyber world grows bigger every day, cyber security problems grow with the same speed and in some cases even faster. Ransomware has become one of the biggest problem in cyber world and number one security problem for organizations and individuals as well. It doesn't request advanced hacking skills and the "pay" is good. Easy ...

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What are bootkits and rootkits and why are they so scary?

While it's hip and trendy to write and talk about ransomware variants, we should also not forget to spread the word on malware that is located deep into a machine’s boot process or firmware and which can get unrestricted access to the entire computer. The ones that keep malware analyst bump their head on the ...

Protect your business from ransomware attacks with these 5 steps

The rise of ransomware attacks has financially damaged thousands of organizations and individuals worldwide in the last couple of years and it will only get worse. Herjavec Group stated in one of its reports that the cost of ransomware attack could reach up to $1 billion this year. In the Hackerpocalypse: A Cybercrime Revelation report ...

One of the largest DDoS attacks recorded: Twitter and PayPal shut down

Hundreds of thousands of devices such as web cameras and other digital recording devices were infected on Friday with one of the largest DDoS attacks recorded in order to affect loading of some of the most visited websites in the world. The attackers had an obvious goal - to block or slow down global sites ...

Arm your Android device with an anti-keylogger

  Checking your Android device, from time to time, for a secret keylogger that is able to record whatever you do, will certainly not harm you. But doing nothing and letting an app do everything for you sounds even better. Did you ever hear about android anti-keylogger?    Secret spy in your device   Having ...

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Zemana Mobile Antivirus protects you from malicious SMS applications

Developers of Zemana Mobile Antivirus made certain improvements on the anti-keylogger feature. Now, the app protects you from malicious SMS applications. What are malicious SMS applications? Nowadays, almost all Android devices are vulnerable to any kind of attack that could allow hackers to access the vulnerable device without the owners being aware of it. Malicious ...

healthcare breaches

Healthcare breaches: easy profit plus+lack of security protection

2015 was “the year of the healthcare breaches”-according to IBM, 2016 Cyber Security Index. During the last year, 47% of the United states population experienced a personal healthcare data breach. Out of the 16 critical infrastructure sectors, the Healthcare industry suffered from the most recent data healthcare breaches, an estimated ~21% - according to Gemalto’s ...

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Free tips how to keep kids safe online

Do you worry how to keep your kids safe online? Do you worry that your kids will receive some harassing messages or become a victim of ever accelerating cyber-criminal? Most probably you do. Internet is very important for kids nowadays. They use it for experiencing new staff, educational purposes and many other great benefits. However, ...

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What are the most recent ransomware variants?

In the period between 2015 and 2016 there is been an increase in the total number of users who encountered ransomware variants. It rose by 17.7% compared to previous year and, as it seems, it doesn’t show any signs of stopping. Owners of small businesses are experiencing a great hip of ransomware attacks since they ...

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Sphinx Banking Trojan is part of the Olympic Games in Rio 2016

Sphinx Banking Trojan is part of the Olympic Games in Rio 2016 and definitely it's taking Gold! The banking Trojan is targeting banks and payment methods in Brazil. Everyone could expect that a cyber attack will happen during this particular time since thousands of people are visiting and everyone is purely focused on the games and ...

Online Banking Certification

Zemana got a perfect score on MRG Effitas Online Banking Certification

MRG Effitas, a UK-based independent IT security research company publishes an Online Banking Certification Report every year for the last four years. Since 2013, that single report has been replaced by quarterly assessments. In the latest report Q2 2016 they have tested a group of internet security suits and anti-financial fraud applications whereby Zemana AntiLogger ...

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Why is cyber security essential in video games development?

When software development started to become a hit worldwide, cyber security matters were not that important. Everyone just focused on the functionality of the software itself and no one had time to focus on security issues since cyber criminal was not that famous then. Now with the increase of cyber criminal, security became a top ...

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New Android malware has the ability to steal your credentials

Security researchers from Kaspersky Lab discovered a new piece of Android malware designed to steal your banking credentials and even pretend it’s your bank in a sophisticated way. All in all, the malware in the basic terms is similar to other variants. However, it stands out with its ability to intercept and delete sent messages ...

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Up for travel?! Here are 7 tips how to stay safe from cyber threats

Ok, we may all agree that our mobile device has become a very important extension of us in a way that it contains most of the data we need daily, our favorite photos and memories, valuable contacts and very sensitive information. While travelling, our Internet habits and the data we carry can put our privacy ...

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How much data breaches affect company value?

With an overgrowing increase of malware samples and variants (near 600 million) in this year only , the average cost of data breaches has been estimated to reach $4 million-as according to Liviu Arsene, Senior E-Threat Analyst. Gartner, American research and advisory firm, conducted an analysis on last year data breaches stats and estimated that people worldwide will ...

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Why do you need Anti-keylogging app on your PC?

We came to a point where users worldwide are afraid to enjoy technology due to an increased number of security threats. I mean, one day you wake up to start your day as normal as usual and you decide to engage with a perfectly legitimate website in order to buy something for yourself without suspecting ...

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Defeat ransomware by applying these must-have tips

Ransomware – if the world itself sounds so terrible, imagine than the consequences of a ransomware attack. We all know that once you get infected with ransomware your sensitive data gets encrypted and attackers demand some form of payment to decrypt it. The thing is that in many cases, once you pay in ransom, the ...