A major investigation is under way after gardai identified a malicious cyber-attack on their internal network.
It has emerged that a malware threat took place last Thursday, forcing IT staff to shut down a number of the organisation’s systems.
Black Hat The ongoing conflict between Russian and the Ukraine has shown the increasing sophistication of state-sponsored hackers and the casualties of war have included some surprising victims.
Dr Kenneth Geers, senior research scientist at Comodo and coauthor of a
In the world of computer security, the bad guys are always 10 steps ahead of the good guys. But next month the mad scientists at the government’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) will bring together a group of the
LEADING cybersecurity firm LE Global Services is looking to expand beyond the banking and financial services due to constant requests from other industries. LE Global executive director and senior information technology (IT) security consultant Fong Choong Fook said pervasiveness of
Within the last 12 months, the hype around smart homes and buildings reached an incredible peak, leaving 50% of the overall population wanting at least one smart device in their homes.
Without a doubt, smart homes are on the rise,
Not all kidnappers grab your loved ones.
A growing online threat – ransomware – essentially abducts your computer system, putting data and services off-limits to users and demanding a payment to restore access.
“We are seeing more cases of this
SAN JOSE, Calif. (CN) – A federal judge said Friday that plaintiffs claiming Lenovo installed malicious adware on computers it sold to them have standing to bring their case, despite taking issues with some of their claims.
Ransomware is a real pain. It’s a type of virus that infects a target’s computer, encrypts their files, and keeps them locked out until the victim pays a hefty lump sum, often in bitcoin.
For this, a blackmailer would usually
Organizations have a few alternatives for shielding against an as of late ran across zero-day defenselessness in Internet Explorer and masters say organizations ought to begin quickly.
Throughout the weekend, security merchant Fireeye discovered an adventure pointed at guard
“Virus Shield” an Android application worth $US3.99 per download in google play store has been deleted . The application stand as a top rated android application which has been working in 10,500+ devices, putting its take at close to $US40,000
We have taken the security product millions of people know and trust one step further to give all users the power to protect themselves online. By combining Lavasoft’s pioneer anti-spyware technology with traditional anti-virus protection, Ad-Aware Free now
Lavasoft, the original anti-spyware company, today released Ad-Aware 11, a comprehensive redesign of its award-winning anti-malware software. Ad-Aware 11 gives consumers peace of mind while using their computers at work or at play by protecting their private
Antivirus software running on your computer has one big weak point – if a new virus is released before the antivirus provider knows about it or before the next scheduled antivirus software update, your system can be infected. Such zero-day
Oh, the not-so-humble computer virus. For decades, it’s been making computer users miserable.
It’s like the common cold. You’d think someone would have cured both by now. Unfortunately, it looks like computer viruses are just getting stronger and smarter.
Performing basic computer safety maintenance is your first step to preventing nasty viruses from infecting your computer.
3 things you can do to protect your computer:
1.Install anti-virus and anti-spyware software.
At Carleton, all computer labs and staff/faculty workstations have
Antiviruses arenâ€™t essential on Android, like they are on Windows. However, proper security practices like not downloading and installing suspicious programs also apply on Android.
Exercise Caution When Sideloading Apps
Unlike Appleâ€™s iOS, Android allows you to install apps from
Gen. Keith Alexander, director of the National Security Agency, took the stand in front of the Senate Armed Services Committee on Tuesday and an ambitious expansion of the Pentagon’s Cyber Command. “We’ve seen the attacks on Wall Street over
A beautiful sunny Saturday visit to San Diego was horribly interrupted by the ring of my cellphone.
A voice with a foreign accent told me he was from Dell and that the company’s servers had issued an alert that my