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Lock and Code S1Ep4: coronavirus and responding to computer viruses with Akshay Bhargava

This week on Lock and Code, we discuss the top security headlines generated right here on Labs and around the Internet. In addition, we talk to Akshay Bhargava, Chief Product Officer of Malwarebytes, about the similarities between coronavirus and computer viruses. We discuss computer virus prevention, detection, and response, and the simple steps that consum
Publish At:2020-04-13 16:54 | Read:569 | Comments:0 | Tags:Podcast Android bad apps computer virus coronavirus covid-19

Infosec Interviews: Graham Cluley – Part 1

This week, I had the pleasure of sitting down with Graham Cluley, an award-winning security blogger on grahamcluley.com, researcher and public speaker. He has been working in the computer security industry since the early 1990s, having been employed by companies such as Sophos, McAfee and Dr Solomon’s. Graham has given talks about computer security for some
Publish At:2015-06-18 01:35 | Read:3817 | Comments:0 | Tags:Featured Articles Off Topic computer virus Dr Solomon's Anti

Hackers Steal Over a Million Japanese Citizens’ Personal Data in Targeted Attack

Approximately 1.25 million personal records were compromised by hackers in a recent targeted attack, confirmed the organization that manages Japan’s universal public pension system.According to the Wall Street Journal, hackers succeeded in compromising the names and pension numbers of 31,000 people in the attack, as well as the names, pension numbers,
Publish At:2015-06-09 12:37 | Read:4267 | Comments:0 | Tags:Latest Security News computer virus cyber defense Hacker Jap

Beebone Botnet Taken Down By International Cybercrime Taskforce

U.S. and European law enforcement agencies have shut down a highly sophisticated piece of the botnet that had infected more than 12,000 computers worldwide, allowing hackers to steal victims’ banking information and other sensitive data.The law enforcement agencies from the United States, United Kingdom and the European Union conducted a joint operat
Publish At:2015-04-11 03:00 | Read:4938 | Comments:0 | Tags:Antivirus botnet Botnet attack botnet detection computer vir

Europol Takes Down RAMNIT Botnet that Infected 3.2 Million Computers

It seems like the world has declared war against the Cyber Criminals. In a recent update, we reported that FBI is offering $3 Million in Reward for the arrest of GameOver Zeus botnet mastermind, and meanwhile British cyber-police has taken down widely-spread RAMNIT botnet.The National Crime Agency (NCA) in a joint operation with Europol's European Cybercri
Publish At:2015-02-26 04:10 | Read:3535 | Comments:0 | Tags:banking Trojan botnet computer virus Europol GameOver Bankin

China-made E-Cigarette Chargers Could Infect Your Computer with Virus

It's better for smokers to quit smoking. Are you using electronic cigarettes (E-cigarettes) instead normal ones?? Still, you should quit your smoking habit, because it not only damages your health, but could pose a danger risk to the health of your computer.E-cigarettes have become the latest vector for hackers to distribute malicious software. E-cigarettes
Publish At:2014-11-27 13:00 | Read:6133 | Comments:0 | Tags:BadUSB Chinese malware computer virus E-Cigarette electronic

Detekt — Free Anti-Malware Tool To Detect Govt. Surveillance Malware

Human rights experts and Privacy International have launched a free tool allowing users to scan their computers for surveillance spyware, typically used by governments and other organizations to spy on human rights activists and journalists around the world.This free-of-charge anti-surveillance tool, called Detekt, is an open source software app released in
Publish At:2014-11-21 08:20 | Read:4137 | Comments:0 | Tags:Best Antivirus BlackShades RAT computer virus Darkcomet RAT

Suspected Wirelurker iOS Malware Creators Arrested in China

It’s been almost two weeks since the WireLurker malware existence was revealed for the first time, and Chinese authorities have arrested three suspects who are allegedly the authors of the Mac- and iOS-based malware that may have infected as many as hundreds of thousands of Apple users.The Beijing Bureau of Public security has announced the arrest of t
Publish At:2014-11-18 12:50 | Read:4299 | Comments:0 | Tags:Chinese Hackers Chinese malware computer virus hacking tools

Limitless Keylogger Optimized with AutoIT Infected thousands of Computers

A new surge of malware has been discovered which goes on to infect hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide and allegedly steals users’ social and banking site credentials.Few days back, a list of 5 million combinations of Gmail addresses and passwords were leaked online. The search engine giant, Google said that Gmail credentials didn’t come
Publish At:2014-09-23 08:30 | Read:4702 | Comments:0 | Tags:Antivirus AutoIT Malware computer virus gmail hacking tool G

Malicious Google DoubleClick Advertisements Distributed Malware to Millions of Computers

Cyber criminals have exploited the power of two online advertising networks, Google's DoubleClick and popular Zedo advertising agency, to deliver malicious advertisements to millions of internet users that could install malware on a user's computer.A recent report published by the researcher of the security vendor Malwarebytes suggests that the cyber crimina
Publish At:2014-09-21 15:10 | Read:4426 | Comments:0 | Tags:advertisement computer virus Cyber Criminal Google Adsense G

POWELIKS — A Persistent Windows Malware Without Any Installer File

Malware is nothing but a malicious files which is stored on an infected computer system in order to damage the system or steal sensitive data from it or perform other malicious activities. But security researchers have uncovered a new and sophisticated piece of malware that infects systems and steals data without installing any file onto the targeted system.
Publish At:2014-08-09 16:19 | Read:4230 | Comments:0 | Tags:Advanced Persistent Threat Antivirus computer virus hacking

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