Alerts & Outbreaks, Security Knowledge [Apr, 15, 2014]

LaCie Data Breach – Part of a Larger Malware Trend

ALERT! LaCie Hardware has just confirmed a data breach affecting customers who made online transactions on its website between March 27, 2013 and March 10, 2014. Emsisoft provides steps to breach mitigation and investigates how this latest event is part of a larger malware trend.

Security Knowledge [Apr, 15, 2014]

Emsisoft Knowledgebase: The Truth About CAPTCHA Cracking

Those distorted word images are doing more than proving you’re not a robot. There is a dark, spammy world beneath the CAPTCHAs you find on freemail and in blogs. Emsisoft discusses the economy of the CAPTCHA crack.

Emsisoft News [Apr, 15, 2014]

Voting: Select your Champion in the Emsisoft Illustration Contest 2014

It is time to pick your Champion in the Emsisoft Illustration Contest 2014

Alerts & Outbreaks, Security Knowledge [Apr, 14, 2014]

Protecting Yourself from Heartbleed

As the Heartbleed crisis settles, many are wondering what they should do to protect themselves. To help, Emsisoft has provided some clear-cut tips on handling Heartbleed.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 11, 2014]

Special Delivery: Malware via UPS Email Scam

A new cyberscam attempts to spread malware through fake delivery rescheduling emails from UPS. Emails contain a malicious link disguised as a package tracking number.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 9, 2014]

World of Warcraft Expansion Pack Phishing Scam

Gamers Beware! A new email phishing scam targets World of Warcraft players anxiously awaiting the upcoming release of the Warlords of Draenor expansion pack.

Alerts & Outbreaks, Security Knowledge [Apr, 8, 2014]

New Zeus Variant with Digital Certificate

Zeus has struck again – this time adding a fraudulent digital certificate to its bag of tricks. Certified or not, Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects malware from the Zbot/Zeus family as Trojan.Win32.Zbot.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 8, 2014]

The Heartbleed Bug: A Critical Vulnerability in OpenSSL

Alert!!! The Heartbleed vulnerability allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of the systems protected by multiple versions of OpenSSL.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 7, 2014]

Reminder: Microsoft Ends Support for Windows XP April 8th, 2014

On April 8th, 2014, Microsoft will end security updates and technical support for Windows XP. Emsisoft will continue to support Emsisoft Anti-Malware on Windows XP until April 2016.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 5, 2014]

ALERT: 18 Million Email Accounts Compromised

Authorities in Verden, Germany have discovered a massive hacking operation leveraging 18 million email accounts and accompanying passwords for financial gain.