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Security Knowledge [May, 23, 2017]

Botnets: Dawn of the connected dead

Botnets control PCs and IoT devices to take down major websites and wreak havoc online. Are you among them?

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Alerts & Outbreaks [May, 22, 2017]

New XData ransomware spreads faster than WannaCry

XData ransomware is the latest outbreak that is attacking systems mostly in Ukraine. Here’s all you need to know about this developing story.

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Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [May, 18, 2017]

WannaCry Ransomware: Interview with Emsisoft’s ransomware experts

Concerned about #WannaCry ransomware? Never fear, the Emsisoft Malware Lab are here to explain all you need to know about this latest ransomware outbreak.

Security Knowledge [Apr, 22, 2017]

Women in science: cyber security and the gender gap

For this Earth Day in support of March for Science, we sit down with Elise and Sarah – two women making their mark in the Emsisoft Malware Lab

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Security Knowledge [Apr, 19, 2017]

Common phishing scams and how to prevent them

Phishing scams are getting more and more sophisticated every day. In this post, we show you the most common phishing scams and how to spot them.

Security Knowledge [Apr, 11, 2017]

Mobile malware targets Android users

Your mobile phone is the journal of your digital life. Who is reading yours? Emsisoft explores mobile malware and the best ways for you to prevent it.

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Apr, 4, 2017]

Remove Cry9 ransomware with Emsisoft’s free decrypter

Emsisoft released a free decrypter to remove the newest strain of CryptON ransomware (including Cry9, X3M and Nemesis variants) from infected systems.

Security Knowledge [Mar, 30, 2017]

Spotlight on Ransomware: Common infection methods

Part one in our ‘Spotlight on Ransomware’ series focuses on common ransomware infection methods with practical steps to protect your data.

Security Knowledge [Mar, 28, 2017]

Emsisoft explores the worst passwords of 2016

Find the worst passwords of the year and how to manage them correctly.

Emsisoft News [Mar, 13, 2017]

Team up for better surf protection: Online and in the water

Emsisoft proudly announces the launch of their surf protection campaign with Surf Life Saving New Zealand.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Mar, 9, 2017]

Concerned about the Wikileaks Vault 7 revelations? Here is everything we know.

Wikileaks has released a cache of CIA documents outlining exploit methods for 21 anti-malware security products. Emsisoft is not on the list. Here’s what you need to know.

Emsisoft News [Mar, 8, 2017]

Behind the scenes: Surf protection drones in action

Go behind the scenes of Emsisoft’s surf protection trial at Manganui Beach, and find out how drones and GPS drifters provide crucial data to protect surfers.

Emsisoft News, Security Knowledge [Feb, 17, 2017]

Emsisoft reverses and decrypts Hermes ransomware in real-time

Emsisoft CTO and Head of our Malware Research Lab, Fabian Wosar, cracks Hermes Ransomware by attacking the encryption generator.

Security Knowledge [Feb, 16, 2017]

How to remove ransomware the right way: A step-by-step guide

Been infected with ransomware? Don’t panic! Follow our step-by-step guide to identify and remove ransomware.

Security Knowledge [Feb, 13, 2017]

Don’t spread the love: Valentine’s Day scams to look out for

Stay safe online this Valentine’s Day. These are the top three scams to look out for.

Security Knowledge [Feb, 8, 2017]

Spring clean your PC in 5 simple steps and prevent malware

Emsisoft brings you five simple steps to spring clean your Windows computer and keep it free from malware.

Emsisoft News, Reviews & Awards [Feb, 7, 2017]

AV-Comparatives names Emsisoft Anti-Malware top-rated product of the year!

AV-Comparatives’ annual summary names Emsisoft Top-Rated product of 2016 for file detections and low-system impact.

Security Knowledge [Dec, 26, 2016]

Hacked abandoned webservers: The invisible helpers for malware authors

Abandoned websites have become the breeding ground for malware injection and ransomware infection. Users and admins alike, here’s what you need to know.