Security Knowledge [Nov, 20, 2014]

The Wonders (and horrors) of Digital Steganography

Steganography. Now there’s a new word. It’s all about hiding things where no one would think to look for them – including malware!

Security Knowledge [Nov, 11, 2014]

Is it ethical to sell zero day exploits?

Is software safer in a world where zero day research is privatized? Or is vulnerability salesmanship simply Malware Lite?

Alerts & Outbreaks [Nov, 5, 2014]

Warning: Over 130,000 PCs infected by unimpressive Rovnix Trojan

The Rovnix trojan infected over 130,000 PCs around the world in 2014 alone. How was this possible? Mostly because people don’t know that Rovnix exists.

Reviews & Awards [Nov, 4, 2014]

Emsisoft Detects Everything – 100% Prevention in MRG Effitas 360 Assessment!

Anti-malware should be more than just a cleanup crew. This MRG Effitas 360 Assessment proves Emsisoft can prevent 100% of the mess in the first place.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Nov, 1, 2014]

Small business owners beware, phone system hacks can cost you

Anyone already running an anti-malware is well aware of the risks of running a business with, and through, computers. But what about your phone system?

Alerts & Outbreaks [Oct, 30, 2014]

Warning: All unpatched Drupal 7 sites assumed to be compromised

Drupal has published a Highly Critical Security Advisory: If you didn’t apply the Oct. 15th update, your website may be compromised.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Oct, 29, 2014]

Using Gmail Drafts to… Command and Control your Computer?

Malware writers are now communicating with their command and control servers as if they were secretly in love with them. Protect yourself from this new malware email trick.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Oct, 28, 2014]

Banking Trojan Alert: MS Word macros spreading Dridex

An ongoing Dridex spam campaign uses malicious macros in Microsoft Word documents to spread the credential-grabbing banking trojan.

Security Knowledge [Oct, 28, 2014]

Internet Zombie Defense Training, or: How Not to Become a Bot

Going on the Internet can be like walking through a post-apocalyptic city, where half the people you pass want to eat your brain. Don’t want to get bit? Then you should know about botnets.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Oct, 24, 2014]

CryptoWall Malvertisments on Yahoo, AOL, Match.com and More

A very large CryptoWall malvertising campaign has affected a number of top websites including: AOL, The Atlantic, Match.com, and three Yahoo subdomains.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Oct, 22, 2014]

Widespread Windows Zero Day affecting Microsoft Office Files

CVE-2014-6352 allows remote execution of malicious code through MS Office files. All supported versions of Windows, excluding Windows Server 2003, are affected.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Oct, 22, 2014]

Android Outbreak: Koler ransomware has learned how to worm

A new strain of the Koler Police Locker ransomware spreads by spamming every single person in your contacts list, through SMS. Watch out for those shortlinks!

Alerts & Outbreaks [Oct, 21, 2014]

Point of Sale Alert: Staples Investigating Potential Data Breach

A number of banks on the US east coast believe that at least some Staples retail locations have been infected with point of sale malware.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Oct, 16, 2014]

Warning: There’s a rabid POODLE running loose in SSL

A new Internet-wide security vulnerability affecting SSLv3 can lead to compromised accounts. Find out if you’re affected, and learn how to put this POODLE in the pound.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Oct, 16, 2014]

Alert: Microsoft Zero Day from Sandworm Cyberspies!

A new zero day affects all supported versions of Microsoft Windows. It’s been used to spy on governments, and if you’re not protected it could be used to spy on you.

Reviews & Awards [Oct, 16, 2014]

Emsisoft wins Advanced+ at AV-Comparatives File Detection Test

They say change is the only constant. But what about Emsisoft Anti-Malware topping the charts whenever AV-Comparatives runs one of its tests?

Alerts & Outbreaks [Oct, 13, 2014]

Android Alert: Selfmite spams all your contacts through SMS

Texters beware: A new variant of the Selfmite Android worm can spam-text every single person on your contacts list through SMS.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Oct, 13, 2014]

Watch out for this new iPhone infrared pin number hack

Futuristic hack alert: Infrared iPhone cameras are being used to steal pin numbers! Learn how to protect yourself with one simple, low-tech trick.