Reviews & Awards [Jan, 27, 2015]

Emsisoft Receives “Top Rated” Certification from AV-Comparatives

    AV Comparatives is one of the most reputed, independent antivirus testing organizations. At the end of each year they release a summary report to comment on the performance of all the tested security programs, based on the product’s performance throughout the year. We are proud to announce that Emsisoft was classified as one of the […]

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[Jan, 27, 2015]

Top 10 Ways PUPs Sneak Onto Your Computer. And How To Avoid Them.

There are multiple applications on the market that spread potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), using a variety of clever tactics.

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Alerts & Outbreaks [Jan, 26, 2015]

China capable of massive DDoS attacks

China has been known for its involvement in such attacks in the past as well. Hopefully this will not be a regularity in the future.

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Alerts & Outbreaks [Jan, 22, 2015]

iPhones having spyware built-in?

We all love our iPhones, but they may not be as secure as some of us think.

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[Jan, 22, 2015]

Zero Day Alert: Flash Player vulnerability exploited

It’s probably smart to remove or disable your Flash player, at least in the next few days. A new zero-day exploit has been discovered that attacks unknowing website visitors through a drive-by download attack.

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Security Knowledge [Jan, 17, 2015]

Has The Antivirus Industry Gone Mad?!

Toolbars, adware, plugins or other downloads sneak onto your computer while installing free antivirus software.

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Alerts & Outbreaks [Jan, 15, 2015]

Keysweeper: proof that it’s relatively simple to hack a wireless keyboard

For just $10, a hacker can create a camouflaged USB charging device that tracks and logs everything you type on a wireless keyboard.

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Alerts & Outbreaks [Jan, 13, 2015]

North Korea’s official news site delivers malware

Hackers use the “watering hole” technique in order to steal passwords. The malware still have security researchers scratching their heads on what else it can do.

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Security Knowledge [Jan, 12, 2015]

Hackers Anonymous declare (cyber)war on terrorists after Paris attacks

The hackers group promises the world to track online activity, close social media accounts and jihadist websites of terrorists plus everything else in power to shut terrorists down online.

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Alerts & Outbreaks [Jan, 10, 2015]

Hacker group LizardSquad used home routers to attack Xbox and Playstation game servers

Your router could have been hacked and turned into a zombie bot to knock off the Xbox Live and Sony Playstation Network game servers during Christmas!

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Alerts & Outbreaks [Jan, 9, 2015]

The Huffington Post hacked! Advertisements were laced with ransomware

Hackers placed ransomware ads on the Huffington Post website demanding for USD$300.

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Alerts & Outbreaks [Jan, 8, 2015]

Spam email Emotet steals bank account credentials from German language users

The spam emails try to lure users with misleading, fake invoices from banks, telephone companies and even PayPal in order to steal bank account credentials.

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Alerts & Outbreaks [Jan, 7, 2015]

Updated ‘Cryptowall 2.0′ Targets Windows Using the TOR Network

Ransomware ‘Cryptowall 2.0′ is using the TOR network to mask its tracks. It encrypts users data and asks for ransom in return for the key to unencrypt the data.