Emsisoft Lab, Emsisoft News [Feb, 9, 2017]

HTTPS interception: What Emsisoft customers need to know

We address recent media attention around whether antivirus software poses a threat to users’ safety because it intercepts encrypted HTTPS online traffic, and why Emsisoft customers do not need to worry.

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 [Oct, 28, 2015]

The strange case of malware that protects your PC

It may seem like the plot of a high-stakes thriller novel, but this is real life: Wifatch is vigilantly malware that actively protects its victims from other viruses.

Emsisoft News [Oct, 15, 2015]

Stop cleaning up the mess. Get Emsisoft Anti-Malware.

Protection is key. And here is a free key in it for you! Give Emsisoft Anti-Malware a try and get an ad-blocker worth US$39.90 on top.

Alerts & Outbreaks, Security Knowledge [Oct, 5, 2015]

Why every Android user should take the Stagefright leak very seriously

It only takes one text to put hundreds of millions of phones at risk. Learn about the Stagefright bug and how it puts your digital life on the line.

Security Knowledge [Aug, 5, 2015]

Safe online shopping? How to recognize a trustworthy vendor

Shopping online is easy and convenient, but are you aware of the risks? Read on to learn what measures a good vendor takes to keep your payment information safe from theft.

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…

Alerts & Outbreaks, Security Knowledge [Jul, 6, 2015]

Top 10 senior citizen scams that affect the whole family

Scammers know how vulnerable older generations can be on the web, and they take advantage of unsuspecting victims everyday. Check out these top 10 scams to see how they can affect you and your loved ones.

Emsisoft Lab, Emsisoft News, Security Knowledge [Jun, 26, 2015]

Antivirus software: protecting your files at the price of your privacy

Only a few people are aware that one of the biggest threats to their privacy is actually their antivirus software. Here the Emsisoft team explore privacy conscious alternatives.

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.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Jan, 2, 2015]

Got a new Android for the Holidays? Malware may have come with it

It has been discovered that a Chinese smartphone company by the name of Coolpad has loaded Android phones with malware that steals information, installs apps and can disable system features.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Dec, 30, 2014]

Pirated downloads of The Interview spread malware to Android devices

The app Android/Badaccents claims to download the movie The Interview, but instead torments Android users who download the app with a banking trojan that has already infected more than 20,000 users.

Emsisoft Lab [May, 17, 2010]

httpS://www.Google.com??

Earlier this week, Google faced audit from the Data Protection Authority, Hamburg, Germany regarding their Google Maps application Street View. Reportedly, Google have been “mistakenly” collecting samples of payload data from unsecured Wireless networks. More detailed information in the company blog here . Google have been already encrypting Gmail for all users, and if the […]

Emsisoft Lab, Security Knowledge [May, 13, 2010]

Facebook, Twitter..and some concerns

The new age is different, its fast and small, but most importantly privacy and identity have never been in such a delicate situation before. Social Networking has always been “cool” and with the advent of Web 2, we saw the craze of social networking go haywire. Big companies started their initiatives, but few actually took […]