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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:201 | 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:224 | 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:238 | 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:147 | 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:101 | Comments:0 | Tags:Opinion Chromebook chromebook antivirus chromebook security

Office 365 users that are returning to the workplace targeted with Coronavirus training resources

Experts are warning of a new phishing campaign aimed at Office 365 users that are returning to the workplace with Coronavirus training resources. Threat actors continue to use Coronavirus lures adapting their technique to the current situation. The attack techniques adopted by the threat actors depends on the state of businesses in each region. In places
Publish At:2020-06-29 03:44 | Read:236 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime coronavirus Hacking hacking news i

Old habits vs. New Normal in the Time of Coronavirus

Reading Time: ~ 3 min. It didn’t take long for COVID-19 to completely alter the way we work. Businesses that succeed in this rapidly changing environment will be the ones that adapt with the same velocity. In our second installment from The Future of Work series, you’ll hear from Webroot Product Marketing Director George Anderson, who shares his perspective
Publish At:2020-06-25 08:19 | Read:75 | Comments:0 | Tags:SMBs Virus

Why You Need More than Built-In Antivirus Protection

Reading Time: ~ 3 min. Most major tech blogs have run some variation of the following headline in recent months: Is it worth paying for an antivirus solution anymore? The insinuation, of course, is that built in antivirus solutions for Mac and Windows machines have progressed to such a point that it’s no longer worth reinforcing them with a paid solution
Publish At:2020-06-23 13:51 | Read:74 | Comments:0 | Tags:Home + Mobile antivirus Virus

Amnesty Sounds Alarm Over Gulf, Norway Virus Apps

Amnesty International warned Tuesday that contact-tracing technology developed to contain the novel coronavirus threatens users' privacy, highlighting Bahraini, Kuwaiti and Norwegian apps as "among the most dangerous".Many countries have turned to smartphones to trace people's movements and track their contacts, allowing officials to monitor coronavirus infe
Publish At:2020-06-17 08:07 | Read:212 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Application Secu

Coronavirus Tracing App a Test for Privacy-Minded Germany

Germany launched a coronavirus tracing app Tuesday that officials say is so secure even government ministers can use it.Smartphone apps have been touted as a high-tech tool in the effort to track down potential COVID-19 infections. Experts say finding new cases quickly is key to clamping down on fresh clusters, especially as countries slowly emerge from lock
Publish At:2020-06-16 14:11 | Read:205 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Tracking & Law En

Norway Suspends Virus-Tracing App After Privacy Concerns

Norway's health authorities said on Monday they had suspended an app designed to help trace the spread of the new coronavirus after the national data protection agency said it was too invasive of privacy.Launched in April, the smartphone app Smittestopp ("Infection stop") was set up to collect movement data to help authorities trace the spread of COVID-19, a
Publish At:2020-06-15 17:31 | Read:205 | Comments:0 | Tags:Mobile Security NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Compliance Mobil

Coronavirus-themed attacks May 31 – June 13, 2020

This post includes the details of the Coronavirus-themed attacks launched from May 31 to June 13, 2020. Threat actors exploit the interest in the Coronavirus outbreak while infections increase worldwide, experts are observing new campaigns on a daily bases. Below a list of attacks detected between May 31 and June 13, 2020. June 4, 2020 – North
Publish At:2020-06-14 15:48 | Read:181 | Comments:0 | Tags:Breaking News Cyber Crime Hacking Malware coronavirus hackin

Polymorphic Viruses – Intego Mac Podcast Episode 138

Polymorphic Viruses – Intego Mac Podcast Episode 138We begin by learning how Josh got interesting in computer security. We then discuss Apple patches and flaws, end-to-end encryption, coronavirus scams, a Google lawsuit, and a photo that can crash Android phones. Computer Viruses, Artificial Life and Evolution by Mark LudwigZero-day in Sign in with App
Publish At:2020-06-05 07:16 | Read:360 | Comments:0 | Tags:Intego Mac Security Podcast Virus

French Virus Tracing App Goes Live Amid Debate Over Privacy

France is rolling out an official coronavirus contact-tracing app aimed at containing fresh outbreaks as lockdown restrictions gradually ease, becoming the first major European country to deploy the smartphone technology amid simmering debates over data privacy.The StopCovid app launched Tuesday just as the French government started allowing people to once a
Publish At:2020-06-03 00:31 | Read:181 | Comments:0 | Tags:NEWS & INDUSTRY Privacy Tracking & Law Enforcement P

Coronavirus campaigns lead to surge in malware threats, Labs report finds

In the first three months of 2020, as the world clamped down to limit coronavirus, cyber threats ramped up. Our latest, special edition for our quarterly CTNT report focuses on recent, increased malware threats which all have one, big thing in common—using coronavirus as a lure. Our report, “Cybercrime tactics and techniques: Attack on home base,” analyze
Publish At:2020-06-01 13:35 | Read:255 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cybercrime Malware Reports Scams Social engineering Threat a

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