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Can iPhones Get Viruses?

Yes, iPhones get viruses, but it’s very rare. A virus on a phone, like an iPhone, is a computer program targeting cellular devices. These viruses are linked to threats like the release of personal information, unauthorized use of credit cards, location tracking, spam and more. An iPhone is at risk for viruses if the phone is jailbroken or not recently update
Publish At:2022-06-29 15:48 | Read:436 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Virus

Does an iPhone Need Antivirus Software?

If you’re one of the countless Apple iPhone owners out there, there’s a good chance that one of the reasons you love your smartphone is because you’ve heard that Apple devices tend to have fewer vulnerabilities to viruses.   Because of their shared operating system, iOS devices enjoy Apple’s security measures, which keeps them protected from malware and viru
Publish At:2022-06-24 23:56 | Read:299 | Comments:0 | Tags:Tips & Tricks Virus

Adobe Acrobat may block antivirus tools from monitoring PDF files

Security researchers found that Adobe Acrobat is trying to block security software from having visibility into the PDF files it opens, creating a security risk for the users.Adobe’s product is checking if components from 30 security products are loaded into its processes and likely blocks them, essentially denying them from monitoring for malicious act
Publish At:2022-06-21 14:54 | Read:289 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Virus

Does Windows 10 or 11 Need Antivirus Software?

If your PC runs on Windows 10, you’re in very good company. The Microsoft operating system is the most widely used OS in the world. Many Windows 10 users have also been upgraded to Windows 11 through a rollout that began in 2021. Microsoft plans to complete the Windows update by mid-2022.  Unfortunately, its success as a widely used operating system makes Wi
Publish At:2022-06-07 05:40 | Read:365 | Comments:0 | Tags:Tips & Tricks windows 10 windows 11 windows need antivirus V

Do You Need Antivirus on iPhone?

Do You Need Antivirus on iPhone? May 26th, 2022 No Comments antivirus, Mobile Security Apple products have plenty of fans, many of whom are considered loyal to the brand. And when it comes to iPhone, one of the many reasons for that loyalty is Apple’s “walled-g
Publish At:2022-05-29 05:09 | Read:557 | Comments:0 | Tags:antivirus Mobile Security Mobile security Virus

How To Do A Virus Scan

How to Check for Viruses Whether you think you might have a virus on your computer or devices, or just want to keep them running smoothly, it’s easy to do a virus scan. How to check for viruses depends on the software and device you have, so we’ll go through everything you need to know to run a scan effectively and keep your computers, phones and tablets in
Publish At:2022-05-19 12:58 | Read:500 | Comments:0 | Tags:Privacy & Identity Protection antivirus virus anti-virus vir

Sophos antivirus driver caused BSODs after Windows KB5013943 update

Sophos has released a fix for a known issue triggering blue screens of death (aka BSODs) on Windows 11 systems running Sophos Home antivirus software after installing the KB5013943 update."Customers on Windows 11 running Sophos Home may encounter a BSOD/Stop error after installing Windows Update KB5013943 and restarting their machines," the cyberse
Publish At:2022-05-16 14:53 | Read:636 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software Microsoft Virus

Trend Micro antivirus modified Windows registry by mistake — How to fix

Trend Micro antivirus has fixed a false positive affecting its Apex One endpoint security solution that caused Microsoft Edge updates to be tagged as malware and the Windows registry to be incorrectly modified.According to hundreds of customer reports that started streaming in earlier this week on the company's forum and on social networks, the fal
Publish At:2022-05-07 14:40 | Read:799 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Technology Virus

A couple of 10-Year-Old flaws affect Avast and AVG antivirus

Researcher discovered a couple of high-severity security flaws that affect a driver used by Avast and AVG antivirus solutions. SentinelOne researcher Kasif Dekel discovered two high-severity security vulnerabilities, tracked as CVE-2022-26522 and CVE-2022-26523, that affect a driver used by Avast and AVG antivirus solutions. The bugs reside in the anti
Publish At:2022-05-05 10:22 | Read:1063 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Hacking Security Avast AVG information securit

Flaws in Avast, AVG Antiviruses Could Have Facilitated Attacks on Millions of Devices

Researchers at endpoint security firm SentinelOne have discovered two potentially serious vulnerabilities in antivirus products from Avast and AVG.According to SentinelOne, the two vulnerabilities, tracked as CVE-2022-26522 and CVE-2022-26523, impacted both Avast and AVG antiviruses — Avast acquired AVG in 2016 and the flaws affect a shared anti-rootkit driv
Publish At:2022-05-05 09:03 | Read:1077 | Comments:0 | Tags:Endpoint Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Vulnerabilities Virus

Virus.Win32.Qvod.b / Insecure Permissions

<p>Posted by malvuln on Apr 27</p>Discovery / credits: Malvuln - malvuln.com (c) 2022<br> Original source:<br> <a rel="nofollow" href="https://malvuln.com/advisory/c44a9580e17bad0aa27329e51b7d0ae0.txt">https://malvuln.com/advisory/c44a9580e17bad0aa27329e51b7d0ae0.txt</a><br> Contact: malvuln13 ()
Publish At:2022-04-27 13:20 | Read:756 | Comments:0 | Tags: Virus

Why you shouldn’t automate your VirusTotal uploads

p>It is important to realize that uploading certain files to VirusTotal may result in leaking confidential data, which could result in a breach of confidentiality, or worse. We have warned against uploading personal information, as does VirusTotal itself on their home page. But apparently some organizations have automated the uploading of email attachment
Publish At:2022-04-18 12:48 | Read:1286 | Comments:0 | Tags:101 attachments BSI TLP virustotal Virus

Italy Investigates Russia's Kaspersky Antivirus Software

Italy's data privacy watchdog said Friday it was investigating the "potential risks" that Russian antivirus software Kaspersky could be used to launch cyberattacks.It followed what it called "alarms sounded by many Italian and European organisations specialised in computer security" over the potential use of Kaspersky software for hacking assaults in the wak
Publish At:2022-03-21 09:02 | Read:1381 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Audits Compliance Risk Managemen

Germany Warns Against Russia's Kaspersky Anti-Virus Software

German cybersecurity agency BSI on Tuesday urged consumers not to use anti-virus software made by Russia's Kaspersky, warning the firm could be implicated in hacking assaults amid Russia's war in Ukraine. Russia's military and intelligence activities in Ukraine, and its threats to EU and NATO allies, particularly Germany, mean there is "a considerable risk o
Publish At:2022-03-16 06:30 | Read:1764 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare Endpoint Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus

German government advises against using Kaspersky antivirus

Kaspersky Lab (Wikipedia, By Alexxsun - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0)Germany's Federal Office for Information Security, BSI, is warning companies against using Kaspersky antivirus products due to threats made by Russia against the EU, NATO, and Germany.Kaspersky is a Moscow-based cybersecurity and antivirus provider founded in 1997, that has a long history of
Publish At:2022-03-15 10:43 | Read:837 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Virus


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