Antivirus software ain’t what it used to be. The sneaky, sophisticated security threats your PC faces now have gone far beyond what traditional software can do. The future of protecting your PC will require a multi-pronged approach involving vigilant updates,
Big Red Cloud survey finds 75% were able to deal with cybercrime without having to pay out
Four in every 10 small and medium businesses in Ireland have suffered a cyberattack resulting in data being lost or stolen, according to
On April 7, 2014, the world first learned about the Heartbleed vulnerability. A small flaw in OpenSSL’s implementation of the TLS/DTLS (transport layer security protocols) heartbeat extension (RFC6520), Heartbleed enables an attacker to unravel the encryption measures in systems protected
A surveillance contractor was advertising a series of unknown vulnerabilities, orzero-days, as part of a wide-ranging—and shady—catalog of hacking services offered to governments around the world.
Aglaya, a small and little-known Indian contractor, was selling zero-days for Windows operating systems,
Sophos is an international company specialising in security software and hardware. The company is a leader in the field of cybersecurity, developing products that prevent and combat a variety of cyber-attacks.
Daily News Egypt interviewed Sophos’ vice president for the
Hackers using software to block data and then demand money in return are relying on increasingly advanced techniques more commonly seen in cyber-espionage cases, the antivirus company Symantec Corp. said….
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Your antivirus software may be making your computer more vulnerable to hackers instead of protecting it — and you should update it right now.
Multiple “critical” vulnerabilities have been found in all antivirus software made by Symantec, including Norton brand
If you’re looking to protect your company PCs from malware then you could just equip each one with your preferred free antivirus package. You’ll get a reasonable level of protection, and it might well seem like you’re keeping costs to
Software is very, very good at reducing costs — including, it seems, the cost of suppressing political dissent .
As Nicole Perlroth writes, software companies are selling with little restriction spying and hacking tools to governments interested in quashing
A group of University of Illinois researchers released a study this week that found 48% of people will plug an unknown USB drive into their computer.
To test whether hackers could use booby-trapped USBs to gain network access,
This week, Whatsapp struck a blow for liberty by adding encryption to the popular messaging service – this foiling the plans of spies, cops and other snoops.
End-to-end encrypted apps mean your messages are safe as they travel – the
Online businesses in the UK are being warned by Bacs Payment Schemes Limited (Bacs) that they could be locked out of secure websites including those used to make salary payments, if they don’t act to update their systems.
Security software firm Quick Heal Technologies has signed a MoU with Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) to work jointly for detection of latest cyber security threats. The collaboration aims to address the increasingly complex problems associated with cyber security.
Cyber attacks are nothing new. The moment computers started becoming essential to our personal and professional lives, hackers were looking for ways to manipulate them and us for their own ends.
Social media has become just another way for scammers
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.
Samsung is allegedly shipping notebooks and laptops with a custom software updater that disables Windows Updates without users consent leaving them unsecured, it has been revealed.
Microsoft support engineer, Patrick Barker, was the one who, while analyzing a user’s system
The FBI and the Justice Department are investigating the St. Louis Cardinals for allegedly hacking into the network of team rival Houston Astros.
The hack was carried out by unnamed “front-office officials” with the team, according to a report in
From deactivating your SIM card and using a duplicate SIM to get your banking one-time password (OTP), to installing software that locks your device until you pay up, fraudsters are using various means to dupe you of your hard-earned money;
Gustav Nipe, 26, set up a Wi-Fi network called ‘Open Guest’ at the conference earlier this week and claims that several high profile officials used the network to log into their email accounts and surf the internet.
If you’re running your business in the cloud, you’re likely under attack already. Here are four simple things you should be doing:
Update. Update. Update.Â Make sure that you’re running up to date software. Old software makes it easy