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Oracle Micros PoS Customers Targeted By MalumPoS Malware
An Oracle point-of-sales (PoS) platform is being threatened by a new form of malware designed to steal customer’s credit card details according to security vendor, Trend Micro. MalumPoS scrapes data from from an infected machine’s RAM and is believed to be targeting the 330,000 customers who interact with Oracle... Read more
Version 43 Is A New Stable Update To Google Chrome
Google Chrome is a popular web browser, thanks to the repeated updates and bug fixes the developers have produced that work to make it run more smoothly and efficiently. As we’re now up to Chrome 43.0, you’d think there wouldn’t be that much more the company can do that... Read more
Deadly New Rombertik Malware Destroys Your Computer And Itself
As a general rule, computer viruses pretty much suck. Most of them sneak in, infiltrate your hard drive, and run quietly in the background so they can do their dirty deeds. But a new malware, Rombertik, automatically self-destructs if it’s detected by your computer or your antivirus protocols, dragging... Read more
New Android Malware Simulates Shutdown and Mines Your Data
If you have an Android phone and have purchased third-party apps from outside of the more well-known app stores, you may have put your device at risk from an ingenious new malware that makes it look like you’ve shut off your phone, but instead has only simulated the shutdown... Read more
Want to Remove Superfish From Your Device? Good Luck
Once news broke about the months-long intentional consumer activity tracking by device manufacturer Lenovo, it wasn’t long before experts began to look for ways to remove it. Despite early warnings that the only surefire way was going to involve a hammer and the hard drive, that doesn’t appear to... Read more
Complex Android Malware Warning
News has emerged from mobile security firm Lookout that a bug called NotCompatible, was the most sophisticated Android bug it had seen. The hackers behind the malware had recently rewritten its core code in order to make it more difficult to defeat. Mobile malware that is specifically aimed at... Read more
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 2.0.3 is Now Available
Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware can detect and remove prevalent threats, which even the most well known anti-virus and anti-malware applications fail to detect. Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware will monitor all processes and stops any malicious processes before it start to affect your system. Malwarebytes’ Anti-Malware Key Features include: Light speed quick scanning. Ability... Read more
The Latest Version of Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit is Now Available
Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit protects you against the security vulnerabilities in the code, which make up your software programs. Your software contains millions of lines of code, which unfortunately some people want to exploit. Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit protects you from these vulnerabilities, which people can manipulate in order to infect your system... Read more
Speed Up Your Android Smartphone in Three Easy Steps
If you’ve noticed that your Android smartphone is not at its best, then we’re here to help you give it a check up. It may be that your handset is running slow or just not performing as well as it used to, either way, don’t put it off any... Read more
CHS Hacked Via Heartbleed Vulnerability
No doubt you will already been made aware of the security breach at Community Health Systems (CHS) that has affected an estimated 4.5 million patients.  The first details emerged through TrustedSec, on how the breach occurred.  It has now come to light, via the same source; the initial attack... Read more
Download Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit
Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit will protect you against security vulnerabilities, which are found in the code that makes up your software programs. All of your software contains millions of lines of code, which unfortunately some people want to exploit. Malwarebytes Anti-Exploit is quality software, which protects you from the vulnerabilities, which... Read more
US Police Disrupt Cryptolocker Infrastructure
Police in the US have said they have the man responsible for the Cryptolocker and GameOver Zeus.  A worldwide police operation has been successful in disabling the infrastructure behind the Cryptolocker ransom malware attack.  Not only that, but they have filed a criminal complaint against the Russian citizen that is alleged to... Read more
WinPatrol Update Now Available
WinPatrol is the perfect addition to your Antivirus protection software.  The software alerts you to malware attacks, critical changes and the possibility that your system has been hijacked. If there has been critical changes made to your computer without your permission, WinPatrol will alert you.  Because the software is a multipurpose... Read more
Uroburos Malware: Russian Intelligence Suspected
Russian government hackers have been suspected of establishing a highly sophisticated piece of malware that is designed to obtain files from digital infrastructure.  The Uroburos malware is named after an ancient symbol, which depicts a dragon eating its own tail. G-Data said of the Uroburos malware that it was “one of the most advanced... Read more
Hackers Pose As Netflix Tech Support To Steal Data & Indentity
According Malwarebytes, the internet security firm, hackers attempted to pose as Netflix tech support in a bid to steal data and identities. The company, which also develops anti-malware software exposed the phishing scam on an official blog, outlining how Jerome Segura of Malwarebytes was directed to call a number... Read more
Rogue Flappy Bird Android Download Contains Malware
After the extremely popular app, Flappy Bird, was officially removed from official app stores, the game sprang up online in various places and has provoked a variety of different clones. But, sadly, along with the copies of Flappy Bird being provided ,there are malware-injected version which have also been discovered.  These rogue... Read more
Must-Have Home Gadgets for 2014
Technological innovation happens at the speed of light these days. That means it can be very difficult to keep up with the newest gadgets on the market, and confusing to figure out which are the ‚Äúmust-haves‚ÄĚ among the thousands available. This list of 6 must have gadgets for 2014... Read more
New Malware Infects PC & Connected Phones
Everybody with a cell phone and a laptop have connected the two together to transfer a file or to root the device, or to simply browse the system in a more convenient way.  People in general view this way as the most secure way of transferring files, particularly since... Read more