Alerts & Outbreaks [May, 27, 2015]

Exploit kit attacks DNS settings of over 50 different router models

Several home and office router brands are vulnerable to a unique, obfuscating CSRF attack that attackers are using to alter router DNS settings.

Security Knowledge [May, 21, 2015]

How to use the new behavior blocker panel to quickly spot potential threats

Emsisoft Anti-Malware and Emsisoft Internet Security version 10 come with a new behavior blocker panel that has many new settings and features. Learn how to use them to your advantage.

Alerts & Outbreaks [May, 2, 2015]

Former JP Morgan employee charged with selling customer information to thieves

The situation for a former JP Morgan employee is looking bleak as he is facing incriminating charges for selling sensitive customer banking information to supposed criminals.

Alerts & Outbreaks [May, 1, 2015]

Smart city technology could be potentially vulnerable to hacking

Hackers can exploit unsecured, vulnerable technology in cities to cause blackouts, potential disasters, and denial of service.

Alerts & Outbreaks [May, 1, 2015]

Teleoperated surgery robots are vulnerable to malicious hijacking

Researchers at a Washington University have discovered that it is possible for a hacker to potentially hijack a teleoperated surgery robot and ultimately control its movements and feed it commands remotely.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 30, 2015]

Chinese government seemingly blocked access to Facebook.net causing a DDoS scare

Web requests from China for a large number of websites were being redirected to wpkg.org, causing massive confusion.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 30, 2015]

Romanian police arrests cybergang who stole over $15 million from banks

The gang hacked into banks by cloning credit cards and then used them to withdraw money from various ATMs in several different locations.

Security Knowledge [Apr, 30, 2015]

Safe emails vs scams: the key differences

80,000 people are the target of email scams on a daily basis. Learn how to recognize safe emails in order to avoid losing your identity and money.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 28, 2015]

US hospitals to use AC power probes to treat malware on medical devices

A new platform dubbed WattsUpDoc developed by Phd’s Benjamin Ransford and Dennis Foo Kune can be used to detect and treat malware on medical devices using AC power.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 28, 2015]

University student jailed for using a keylogger to up his exam scores

Birmingham University student Imran Uddin is facing incriminating charges after using a keylogger to raise his exam scores.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 25, 2015]

Hackers can potentially hack WIFI systems on aircrafts to commandeer the plane

The FBI has discovered that it is possible for hackers to break into singular WIFI systems on newer model planes and commandeer the aircraft using their laptop computer.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 25, 2015]

Nigerian man accused of hacking a bank computer to steal $340 million

The man has been arraigned for hacking the server of a second generation bank and transfer the money to his personal accounts.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 24, 2015]

A Samsung Galaxy S5 flaw allows hackers to clone your fingerprints

A potential flaw has been discovered by Samsung on the popular Samsung Galaxy 5 smartphone. This flaw will allow hackers to clone your fingerprints and gain access to your phone.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 23, 2015]

CozyDuke malware is being used to spy on high profile US organizations

Government agencies and influential individuals are being spyed on by CozyDuke. It is an advanced malware threat that is to be considered more dangerous than others. Find out why!

Security Knowledge [Apr, 16, 2015]

Avoid scams: stay safe on Facebook

Scammers love Facebook because it provides them with a place to try out their scams in front of an audience of over a billion people. Here’s what you need to keep an eye out for.

Security Knowledge [Apr, 2, 2015]

How downloading one program can give you six (!) PUPs

Because there are multiple players involved in the distribution of potentially unwanted programs (PUPs), you can end up with a sequence of PUPs coming from multiple different sources.

Emsisoft News [Mar, 23, 2015]

AV-Comparatives Survey: Emsisoft #8 most common antivirus in Europe!

AV-Comparatives has released its 2015 annual security survey revealing several key security findings based on thousands of respondents. The results showcase Emsisoft to rank favorably among many other of the top security products.

Security Knowledge [Mar, 11, 2015]

Mind the PUP: Top download portals to avoid

Do the most popular download portals really offer the clean and safe downloads that they claim?