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Microsoft August 2019 Patch fixes 93 security issues

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Microsoft patches 93 vulnerabilities with August 2019 Patch Tuesday update, including four severe bugs.

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Varenyky trojan records screens when users are on sex related websites

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IT security company ESET has uncovered malicious spam campaigns distributing Varenyky malware that records screens when victims watch adult content online.

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North Korea used cyberattacks to generate $2 billion for weapons program

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According to a not yet released UN document, North Korean hackers have illegally raised money to support the country’s weapons programs. The amount raised is estimated at up to $2 billion.

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5 types of extortion scam emails you need to look out for

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Extortion emails are on the rise again, software company Symantec reports. Extortion emails include: sextortion, bomb threats, sex tapes, hitman, and US law enforcement scams.

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Tips to prevent ransomware

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Ransomware is file-encrypting malware that asks for money to recover your files. It’s dangerous malware but can be avoided. Here’s how you can avoid ransomware and protect your files.

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Google Chrome 76 now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux

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Google has released Google Chrome 76.0.3809.87 for Windows, Mac and Linux, and with it comes some changes.  

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Capital One data breach exposes personal data of 106 million people

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Capital One announced a data breach involving personal data of 100 million American and 6 million Canadian customers. The breach exposed a large amount of customer data, including names, addresses, phone numbers, […]

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FaceApp privacy concerns: is the app stealing your photos?

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Is viral aging app FaceApp stealing your photos and sending them to Russia? Probably not. But you should still be concerned.

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What is Citadel malware

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Citadel trojan, based on the Zeus virus and first spotted in 2011, is a data-stealing malware. Citadel malware was used to harvest login credentials, and its sophisticated evasion techniques allowed the malware […]

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Malware 101: what is malware

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Understanding what malware is can be confusing, as it is a very broad term that includes trojans, viruses, spyware, etc. Use this quick guide to learn how to differentiate the different types […]

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What is Citadel malware

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Citadel trojan, based on the Zeus virus and first spotted in 2011, is a data-stealing malware. Citadel malware was used to harvest login credentials, and its sophisticated evasion techniques allowed the malware […]

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How to stay safe when connected to Wi-Fi

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Find out how to safely use public WiFi and configure your private WiFi settings to avoid hacker attacks.

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What is a botnet?

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Botnets (computer zombies) are networks of infected computers, often used to perform malicious activity, such as a DDoS (Distributed Denial-of-Service) attack.

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Cybersecurity tips for traveling

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It’s pretty easy to expose yourself to cyber threats when traveling. If you want to avoid having your data or money stolen, here are 8 cybersecurity tips for traveling.

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Remove TrojanSMS.Boxer

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TrojanSMS.Boxer Vulnerable computer systems and applications: Java Platform for Android OS. Description: TrojanSMS.Boxer is a malicious software code, also known as a Trojan. This trojan targets mobile devices that have SMS functionality. […]

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