malware

  1. Jamie McKane

    Malware-riddled laptop sells at auction for $1.2 million

    Malware-riddled laptop sells at auction for $1.2 million A laptop filled with six of the world’s most dangerous viruses and malware has sold for $1.2 million at auction, The Verge reported. The Samsung NC10 laptop that hosts the malware has been named "The Persistence of Chaos" by its creator...
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    South Africa Has Second Most Android Banking Malware Attacks As Cyber Crime Increases

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/tobyshapshak/2019/05/09/south-africa-has-second-most-android-banking-malware-attacks-as-cyber-crime-increases/
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    Hackers infect 500,000 consumer routers all over the world with malware

    Hackers infect 500,000 consumer routers all over the world with malware
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    Vega Stealer Malware Takes Aim at Chrome, Firefox

    Vega Stealer Malware Takes Aim at Chrome, Firefox
  5. M

    Find proxy address and port number via command prompt

    I need to reset my proxy settings because of malware, but the malware itself is preventing me from accessing my LAN settings in internet options. How do I find out what my proxy address and port number are?
  6. M

    Malware or PUP infection in Chrome

    I've somehow acquired a virus in my browser, and can't get rid of it without Junkware Removal Tool or Adware Cleaner deleting my wifi driver. I've also tried resetting Chrome to no effect. Any idea how to clean it up?
  7. M

    Unknown app keeps popping up

    The past few days I've noticed a small blank app window popping up in the bottom left corner of my screen. It doesn't seem to do anything, but obviously something is happening in the background slowing the computer down. If I move it it changes to this. Does anyone know what it could be?
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    Hackers are using recent Microsoft Office vulnerabilities to distribute malware

    Hackers are using recent Microsoft Office vulnerabilities to distribute malware
  9. Jamie McKane

    Hacker arrested for malware creation after DEF CON 2017

    Hacker arrested for malware creation after DEF CON 2017 A self-taught computer-security researcher credited with stopping a devastating cyberattack that crippled British hospitals in May was arrested on charges that he created malware used to hack banking systems in Canada and Europe, the...
  10. Newsfeed

    Malware suspected in major City of Joburg website downtime

    Malware suspected in major City of Joburg website downtime The City of Johannesburg said it suspects that malware has infected one of the servers hosting its website, causing major downtime.
  11. Newsfeed

    New Android malware steals passwords and credit card details

    New Android malware steals passwords and credit card details A new form of malware, called Android.BankBot.211.origin, has been spotted by security company Dr. Web.
  12. Kevin Lancaster

    Explainer: how malware gets inside your apps

    Explainer: how malware gets inside your apps Malicious software on popular mobile platforms such as iOS and Android is at best a nuisance and at worst a security threat to individuals and businesses. Known as malware, some perpetrators use it to infect apps and get inside your smartphone...
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    New EternalRocks malware is “WannaCry version 2.0”

    New EternalRocks malware is “WannaCry version 2.0” A new form of malware which uses the NSA’s leaked hacking tools has been discovered.
  14. Rickster

    Whats going on here myBB?

    Anyone else getting this alert?
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    MyBroadband RSS and Avast do not like each other this morning

    I've been getting multiple Avast Malware warnings when trying to retrieve MyBB RSS articles. Retrieving the URL's are completely blocked. Anyone else experiencing this?
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    Telkom Mobile - Malware / Adware Question

    Hi, a few days my PC started randomly popping up an internet explorer session to a website called wartune r2games. MalwareBytes, and AdwCleaner did not remove this little thing. I decided to format given it's easy for me as all my data is structurally simple. A full format that is, so...
  17. Kevin Lancaster

    Before decrying the latest cyberbreach, consider your own cyberhygiene

    Before decrying the latest cyberbreach, consider your own cyberhygiene Normal Internet users may be the unintentional insiders who enable cyber attacks to spread
  18. Kevin Lancaster

    Lenovo’s security debacle reveals blurred boundary between adware and malware

    Lenovo’s security debacle reveals blurred boundary between adware and malware While some software such as virus scanners can be useful, Lenovo has discovered just how badly it can backfire when including insufficiently tested – or just plain malicious – software
  19. Kevin Lancaster

    Revenge porn distributor, BlackShades creator plead guilty

    Revenge porn distributor, BlackShades creator plead guilty Federal prosecutors say the operator of a “revenge porn” website who posted stolen nude photos online has agreed to plead guilty
  20. Kevin Lancaster

    Don’t share your smartphone with friends or family

    Don’t share your smartphone with friends of family Sharing your smartphone can have dire consequences, according to research
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