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.

Reviews & Awards [Oct, 15, 2015]

Still on Top: Emsisoft’s Advanced Performance in File Detection Test

The verdict is in: Emsisoft has proven itself once again to be more than just reliable, but outstanding. Read on to learn about our new AV-Comparatives award.

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.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Aug, 5, 2015]

Beware! That Windows 10 update message could be ransomware in disguise

Are you waiting for your Windows 10 update? If so, you’re a target for ransomware!

Emsisoft News, Security Knowledge [Jul, 16, 2015]

An in-depth look at the Emsisoft scanner technology

Do you ever wonder how Emsisoft scanning technology works to keep your computer safe? Let’s examine the powerful, dual engine scanner together.

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.

Alerts & Outbreaks [Jun, 6, 2015]

Ransomware “Locker” automatically decrypts all affected files, after its creator is struck by conscience

Locker, a new ransomware variant was discovered last month. In a surprising turn of events the creator of the ransomware actually posted a public apology and promised to automatically decrypt files on affected systems.

Alerts & Outbreaks [May, 27, 2015]

Malware masquerades as AdBlock Plus application

A new Adblock impersonating threat has been discovered. Although at first glance the program seems to be just a PUP, it has advanced capabilities like virtual machine detection and even contains rootkit elements.

Alerts & Outbreaks [May, 24, 2015]

NitlovePOS: New Point of Sale malware that steals payment card information

A new variant of the POS malware family has emerged that is capable of stealing track one and track two payment card data.

Alerts & Outbreaks [May, 22, 2015]

Logjam attack, similar to the FREAK vulnerability, breaks TLS security

The FREAK vulnerability is yet to be forgotten, and already a similar major issue has come up. TLS security and Diffie-Hellman export keys are involved this time.

Alerts & Outbreaks [May, 20, 2015]

Malvertising makes use of the Magnitude exploit kit to deliver ransomware

Malvertising networks lead users to ransomware using the Magnitude exploit kit. CryptoWall 3.0 is the first malware dropped.

Alerts & Outbreaks [May, 19, 2015]

Chinese hacker group APT use Microsoft’s Technet web portal to obfuscate their CnC servers

Hackers are now using legitimate services offered by popular websites and blogs to masquerade their malicious operations.

Alerts & Outbreaks [May, 17, 2015]

Microsoft Word Intruder, the tool that creates document based malware

Microsoft Word Intruder, a malware creation tool is being widely used to create booby-trapped RTF files. Watch out with those attachments!

Alerts & Outbreaks [May, 13, 2015]

Curiosity arousing Facebook scams lead to nothing but malware

Want to watch a “shocking video” on Facebook? Not a good idea. It is just a scam and the only end result is, the scammers making money out of your personal information.

Alerts & Outbreaks [May, 8, 2015]

Lenovo’s system update vulnerability allows man in the middle attacks

Lenovo is facing heat once again after the Superfish debacle…

Alerts & Outbreaks [May, 1, 2015]

Password Alert, Google’s new form of defense against Phishing

Google releases a new chrome extension called “Password Alert” to combat phishing.