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VirusTotal Data Shows How Malware Distribution Leverages Legitimate Sites, Apps

Google-owned malware analysis service VirusTotal has published a report showing how threat actors abuse trust to bypass defenses and deliver their malware.According to data collected by VirusTotal, legitimate websites and applications are often leveraged for malware delivery.In some cases, legitimate applications and websites are directly abused. For instanc
Publish At:2022-08-04 08:06 | Read:95 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Virus & Threats Virus & Malware

Wolf in sheep’s clothing: how malware tricks users and antivirus

One of the primary methods used by malware distributors to infect devices is by deceiving people into downloading and running malicious files, and to achieve this deception, malware authors are using a variety of tricks.Some of these tricks include masquerading malware executables as legitimate applications, signing them with valid certificates, or compromis
Publish At:2022-08-02 13:46 | Read:309 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Virus

4 Common types of Malware and What’s the Difference (Trojan, Spyware, Viruses, Ransomware)

Malware is malicious code that threat actors use to compromise data collected, stored, processed, or transmitted by mobile devices, computers, servers, or any other internet-connected device or application. As part of an organization’s security and data protection program, it should have a plan in place that, at minimum, mitigates risk to systems and network
Publish At:2022-08-02 10:07 | Read:332 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Malware Mobile Security Mobile Threat Defense malware

Android Viruses Subscribe Users to Paid Services Without Their Knowledge

July 22, 2022 10 0 Author: Amanda Johnson Android Viruses Subscribe Users to Paid Services Without Their Knowledge Android owners a
Publish At:2022-07-22 09:47 | Read:313 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Data Internet Tools Virus android

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:791 | 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:501 | 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:597 | 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:537 | 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:1281 | 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:763 | 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:1448 | 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:1129 | 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:1234 | 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:1265 | 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:940 | Comments:0 | Tags: Virus

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