Alerts & Outbreaks [Jul, 31, 2014]

Research Compares USB devices to Dirty Needles – What now?

BadUSB proves that USB firmware can be reverse engineered to act as malware. The best defense? Just say no the next time someone wants to share unprotected.

Reviews & Awards [Jul, 31, 2014]

Emsisoft Runs 4 month Malware Protection Marathon at AV-Comparatives, Finishes First

Advanced+ Real World Protection: More proof that Emsisoft Anti-Malware provides the highest possible level of anti-malware performance.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Jul, 29, 2014]

Privacy Alert: Millions of Cat Identities Have Been Exposed!

Sound serious? Depends on how camera-shy your kitty is. A new study compiles 15 mil. social media cat images to create an online map of the world’s felines.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Jul, 29, 2014]

ALERT: Fake ID Lets Malware Impersonate Legit Android Apps

Alert: Android users running Android 2.1-4.4 may be vulnerable to a critical bug called Fake ID, a coding flaw that does not verify digital certificate chains.

Security Knowledge [Jul, 22, 2014]

What is a Digital Certificate?

Security Knowledge Alert: Digital Certificates are important! Check out the Emsisoft Security Knowledgebase to learn how they work and exactly what they are.

Reviews & Awards [Jul, 21, 2014]

Advanced+ Rating in AV-Comparatives Proactive Test – March 2014

Emsisoft Anti-Malware has received an Advanced+ rating in AV-Comparatives’ latest Proactive Test. This is the highest rank a participating anti-malware can receive!

Alerts & Outbreaks [Jul, 11, 2014]

Gameover Zeus Decides to TRY AGAIN

Once defeated authors of Gameover Zeus have decided to TRY AGAIN. They’ve found an extra life called fast-flux hosting, and are already revamping the spam.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Jul, 10, 2014]

DARPA Dissecting The Internet Hive Mind

DARPA is tweeting, retweeting, and studying those tweets. They’ve also got their eyes on blog posts, Facebook commentary, and all things social media.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Jul, 9, 2014]

Facebook Fights Malware, Calls Greek Police and Wins

Want to use Facebook to mine cryptocurrency with your botnet? Think twice: they’ll hunt you down, pinpoint your location, and call the Greek Police.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Jul, 9, 2014]

Google Maps Hackers Sinking Businesses to the Bottom of the Sea

“Oh, so they’re selling more sandwiches than us? Let’s see what happens when we hack their Google Maps listing…” Sound half-baked? Google Maps hacks are happening – small businesses, beware.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Jul, 4, 2014]

Download Tor? The NSA is Watching You

Privacy Alert: Leaked NSA source code from project XKeyscore reveals the NSA is collecting info about Internet users who search for privacy software like Tor.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Jul, 2, 2014]

ALERT: Watch out for new Emotet Banking Malware!

Malware Alert: A new banking malware by the name of Emotet spreads through spam and can even steal user credentials from HTTPS protected websites!

Alerts & Outbreaks [Jul, 1, 2014]

The Hacking Team, RCS, Qatif Today, and Lawful Interception Malware

Is malware still malware if it’s used to track down criminals? How about when it’s used by governmental agencies to monitor citizens’ computers and keep an eye on political dissent?