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rootkit

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 ...

malicious SMS applications

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 ...

VB100

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, ...