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Phishing Campaign Leads Users to Site Disguised as Email Scanner

A phishing campaign tricked users into visiting a website that masqueraded as an email scanner in an effort to steal their account credentials.Kaspersky Lab found that the campaign began with a scam email containing a fake virus alert.This email claimed to originate from an organization’s “Email Security Team,” but it actually originated fr
Publish At:2020-08-06 09:45 | Read:98 | Comments:0 | Tags:IT Security and Data Protection Latest Security News email P

Difference Between Antivirus and Antimalware + Do I Need Both?

Long before AI, back when you could choose the color of your Mac to match your room, computer viruses were simple. Threat detection was as easy as finding a “creeper system” within a line of code. Today, the original profile of a virus is nearly obsolete while more dangerous forms of malware have taken center stage. While a virus is indeed a type of malware,
Publish At:2020-08-05 13:05 | Read:101 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware advanced cybersecurity Antivirus cybersecurity Virus

How to Know If Your Phone Has a Virus + How to Remove It

When you picture hackers you likely think of two things. Either large scale, enterprise attacks that cause millions in damage, or micro phishing attacks that prey on the most vulnerable internet users. Growing up in the internet age, with the said-to-be indestructible Apple products, it’s hard to fathom a virus wreaking havoc on your phone and mining your da
Publish At:2020-07-31 11:15 | Read:107 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security Android Apple apps Panda Mobile Security sec

Madonna Censured Over Coronavirus Video

Pop icon Madonna has been censured for sharing a video on Instagram in which doctors tout hydroxychloroquine as an effective treatment for individuals infected with coronavirus.The clip shared by the pop star shows members of America's Frontline Doctors speaking at a gathering held outside the US Supreme Court. In it, Houston doctor Stella Imma
Publish At:2020-07-29 14:26 | Read:131 | Comments:0 | Tags: Virus

US Officials: Russia Behind Spread of Virus Disinformation

Russian intelligence services are using a trio of English-language websites to spread disinformation about the coronavirus pandemic, seeking to exploit a crisis that America is struggling to contain ahead of the presidential election in November, U.S. officials said Tuesday.Two Russians who have held senior roles in Moscow’s military intelligence service kno
Publish At:2020-07-29 11:37 | Read:71 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus

Florida Tax Office Blames Data Breach on Virus

A Florida Tax Collector's Office has blamed malware found on an employee's computer for a data breach that affected around 450,000 residents of Polk County. The breach occurred in June at the Tax Collector’s Office for Polk County (TCPC). Information exposed in the attack included Social Security numbers and driver's license numbers.&n
Publish At:2020-07-23 15:35 | Read:79 | Comments:0 | Tags: Virus

China Accuses US of 'Slander' Over Coronavirus Research Hacking Claims

Beijing accused the United States of "slander" on Wednesday after two Chinese nationals were indicted for seeking to steal coronavirus vaccine research and hacking hundreds of companies."The Chinese government is a staunch defender of cyber security, and has always opposed and cracked down on cyber attacks and cyber crime in all forms," said foreign ministry
Publish At:2020-07-22 09:45 | Read:57 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Incident Response Managemen

UK 'Confident' Moscow Helped Hackers Target Virus Vaccine

British Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab said on Sunday he was "absolutely confident" in allegations by the UK and its allies that Russia targeted labs conducting coronavirus research, branding the behaviour "outrageous and reprehensible".Britain, the United States and Canada on Thursday accused a hacking group called APT29 of spearheading the online attacks o
Publish At:2020-07-20 11:28 | Read:99 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus

UK, US, Canada Accuse Russia of Hacking Virus Vaccine Trials

Britain, the United States and Canada accused Russian hackers on Thursday of trying to steal information from researchers seeking a coronavirus vaccine, warning scientists and pharmaceutical companies to be alert for suspicious activity.Intelligence agencies in the three nations alleged that the hacking group APT29, also known as Cozy Bear and said to be par
Publish At:2020-07-16 14:46 | Read:183 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Incident Response Cybercrim

UK Says Russian Hackers Trying to Steal Virus Vaccine Research

Britain's cyber-security agency on Thursday accused a hacking group it said "almost certainly" operates as part of Russian intelligence services of trying to steal research into potential coronavirus vaccines.The National Cyber Security Centre said the attacks by the group APT29 were ongoing but targets have so far included UK, US and Canadian vaccine resear
Publish At:2020-07-16 10:54 | Read:167 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cyberwarfare NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Virus

Announcing Intego Antivirus for Windows

Intego has always been a brand that’s closely associated with the Mac.We launched our first antivirus product for Macintosh in 1997; back then it was called Rival, rather than VirusBarrier, and the operating system of the day was Mac OS 8.At Intego, we love Apple products, and we enjoy the opportunity to make them even better by developing the best too
Publish At:2020-07-10 14:20 | Read:328 | Comments:0 | Tags:Intego Windows Virus

An actual Mac virus, and 1 in 142 passwords is “123456” – Intego Mac Podcast Episode 143

While there is plenty of malware that affects the Mac, actual viruses are rare; but new malware has been found that does meet that description. We talk about how 1 in 142 passwords is “123456,” and we have a special announcement about new Intego software.Announcing Intego Antivirus for WindowsDownload a FREE trial of Intego Antivirus for WindowsB
Publish At:2020-07-10 14:20 | Read:301 | Comments:0 | Tags:Intego Mac Security Podcast Intego Mac Podcast malware Virus

I Have Antivirus; I’m Protected, Right? Mis-steps Customers Make with their Security and Vulnerability Tools

I’ve worked in the IT field for over 30 years. 20 of those years have been spent in the network security field, employed by some of the largest names in the industry. But to my family, I’m still just the guy who “works with computers”.Many of my family are not computer savvy, which is a nice way of saying I had to teach them where the power button is. Howeve
Publish At:2020-07-09 02:16 | Read:290 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Vulnerability Management Security Tools vu

Mac ThiefQuest malware may not be ransomware after all

Editor’s note: The original name for the malware, EvilQuest, has been changed due to a legitimate game of the same name from 2012. The new name, ThiefQuest, is also more fitting for our updated understanding of the malware. The ThiefQuest malware, which was discovered last week, may not actually be ransomware according to new findings. The behaviors
Publish At:2020-07-07 14:23 | Read:224 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mac Apple decryption mac mac antivirus mac malware mac ranso

Do Chromebooks need antivirus protection?

The supervisor handed Jim a Chromebook and said: “Take this home with you and use it to send me updates. We want to minimize the number of visits to the office—anything you can do from home helps keep this place safer. When the pandemic is over, I’d like to have it back in one piece, if possible.” Jim is great at his job, but his reputation with technolo
Publish At:2020-07-01 15:32 | Read:134 | Comments:0 | Tags:Opinion Chromebook chromebook antivirus chromebook security

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