Security Knowledge [Nov, 23, 2015]

Beware of these popular WhatsApp scams

The popularity of WhatsApp has attracted countless scammers. From investment scams to fake updates, WhatsApp users everywhere are targets for cyber criminals.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Jul, 8, 2015]

When a surveillance state hacking firm gets hacked

The Hacking Team, a company producing government surveillance and hacking software, recently got hacked. There is more to the story than a few leaked documents though…

Emsisoft News, Security Knowledge [Jun, 23, 2015]

The NSA is just one malware writer out of thousands

Recent news reveals shocking espionage activities of American and British intelligence that targets antivirus vendors worldwide.

Security Knowledge [May, 15, 2015]

Professional hackers available for hire, charge over US$200 for hacking Facebook and WhatsApp

Illegal hacking services are being advertised publicly with costs ranging from as little as US$1.25 to a hefty 2000 Euro.

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 [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, 15, 2015]

Large scale Windows SMB vulnerability puts user login credentials at risk

A large scale vulnerability “Redirect to SMB” has been unearthed that allows hackers to steal sensitive login information. The affected applications list is a long one and it even includes antivirus programs.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Apr, 8, 2015]

Criminals try to steal cash by smashing their way into an ATM

While cyber criminals use advanced techniques to plunder cash, some still stick to the old ways. A few robbers armed with crowbars and hammers tried to literally hack their way into an ATM. The machine was utterly destroyed although the criminals failed to crack open the safe in order to claim their prize.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Jan, 28, 2015]

Lizard Squad strikes again!

Lizard Squad makes headlines again, claims to have taken down Facebook, Instagram and other social networking websites.

Alerts & Outbreaks, Emsisoft Lab [Jun, 24, 2011]

Warning: New malware wants to steal your passwords

Social websites like Facebook or Twitter tend to be the number one channel to distribute new malware in 2011. This time a new bot targets Twitter users and spreads via the microblogging service.  Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects this malware as Worm.Win32.Ngrbot. Read this article to learn more about this new outbreak and how to protect against […]