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New Malware Detected on 30K Apple Computers

Bart Swiatek, 23 February 2021, 16:04

Experts from one of the cyber security companies detected a new malware dedicated to Macs, which they called Silver Sparrow. The malware in question has already infected nearly 30,000 computers.

Cyberpunk 2077 Has a Serious Security Gap [UPDATED]

Bart Swiatek, 03 February 2021, 11:28

Modder PixelRick discovered a dangerous vulnerability in Cyberpunk 2077 that, if we install a mod with malicious code, could allow a hacker to take control of a player's computer.

WhatsApp Loses Millions of Users but Gains New Virus

Eklerek, 26 January 2021, 15:35

Dark clouds are gathering over WhatsApp. First, plans for controversial privacy policy changes, now a virus spreading via messages. The creators of Signal and Telegram are rubbing their hands in glee.

Bitdefender Blocked Windows 10 Update as Potential Threat

Sodar, 10 September 2020, 17:34

Users of the Bitdefender antivirus software may have a small „problem” with the latest Windows 10 update. Security software claims there is a virus in Microsoft;s latest update.

Security Gap in Windows Defender Allows for Downloading Viruses From the Web

Bart Swiatek, 07 September 2020, 14:29

The Microsoft Defender antivirus program - formerly Windows Defender - received a feature in July that can be used by the user to download viruses from the web. The vulnerability is not dangerous for most computer users, but in some situations it can be used to infect the system with malware.

Gmail Blocks 18 Million Fake Coronavirus Emails Daily

Sodar, 17 April 2020, 15:41

Google's email filters block 18 million phishing or malware emails every day, which are related to the coronavirus pandemic. This is almost 20% of all messages blocked by Gmail filters.

App For Tracking Coronavirus Turn Out to be Ransomware

Laty, 16 March 2020, 11:37

The ransomware software called „CovidLock” infects Android smartphones when users install the coronavirus case tracking application. Hackers block the phone and demand a ransom in exchange for access.

Malwarebytes: Apple Mac More Vulnerable to Malware

Paul Wozniak, 12 February 2020, 20:24

Malwarebytes Labs has released a detailed report on cybercrime and related topics for 2019. Among other things, the analysis showed that Mac devices are more vulnerable than those with Windows OS.

Christmas Trojan - Hackers Invite to a Party

Laty, 17 December 2019, 12:07

Trojan Emotet is one of the most active Trojans on the web right now. This time it started sending emails inviting users to a Christmas party.

Avast and NordVPN Attacked by Hackers

Laty, 22 October 2019, 12:49

Hackers broke into the internal network of Avast antivirus software and NordVPN, a web anonymity application. Both companies claim that the users are not at risk.

End of Windows 7 Support is Nigh; OS is Targeted by Hackers

Bart Swiatek, 16 October 2019, 11:50

According to Webroot experts' analysis, Windows 7 is becoming a target for hackers more than twice as often as the latest version of Microsoft's operating system.

Turla Trojan Attacks - Chrome and Firefox Targeted by Russian Hackers

Konrad Serafinski, 08 October 2019, 13:59

Kaspersky experts have found a new threat on the web that can infect Google Chrome and Firefox browsers. Trojan was created by hackers from the Russian group Turla.

Highly-popular Android App Contained Dangerous Virus

Bart Swiatek, 29 August 2019, 18:46

CamScanner - Phone PDF Creator app has been containing a dangerous virus that installs other harmful files on your phone. The effects of atheTrojan can be very serious. The program has already been removed from Google Play Store, but in the past, it was very popular - it was downloaded over 100 million times.

Fake Version of Top VPN Website Spreads Malware

Barth Faryna, 21 August 2019, 17:54

VPN is a service used by more and more users who are concerned about their safety in the web. Ironically, one of the largest sites of that type has been copied and is used to distribute malware through original client.

AMD, Nvidia and Intel Drivers Susceptible to Dangerous Attacks

Barth Faryna, 12 August 2019, 22:59

Eclypsium has been involved in online threat research for years. Their latest report, Screwed Drivers, shows something disturbing. According to its content, more than 40 drivers from at least 20 leading manufacturers are vulnerable to attacks.

Malware Called „Agent Smith” Infects Over 25 Million Android Devices

Barth Faryna, 12 July 2019, 17:31

Check Point Researchers warn of a new threat for Android users. Malware called „Agent Smith” is very clever and has infected more than 25 million devices worldwide.

LoudMiner Turns PCs With Illegal Software into Cryptocurrency Mines

Bart Swiatek, 21 June 2019, 13:44

ESET cyber security experts discovered a new virus that secretly mines cryptocurrencies on an infected computer. The software is called LoudMiner and is extremely clever.

Samsung Warned Against Viruses on Smart TV and Quickly Regretted it

Arkadiusz Dziermanski, 18 June 2019, 11:42

Today's TVs have similar or even the same operating systems as smartphones and computers. As a result, they not only offer a number of different functions, but are also susceptible to viruses. Samsung wanted to show how to protect itself from them, but quickly regretted its decision.