Kaspersky, the name that works secretly behind the scenes to help you defend your PC and your children against malware and internet infections has now been busy developing its own secured operating system to be used in industrial information systems. […]
While there are several free online malware scanners available, the most popular among them have been Jotti and VirusTotal. There is now news that Google has acquired VirusTotal. While announcing its acquisition by Google, on its blog, the VirusTotal Team […]
In wake of the recent Flashback botnet which plagued more than 600,000 computers running on Apple’s Mac OS X and the security ‘brouhaha’ that ensued later on, Apple has removed a statement on its website that earlier said that Mac […]
The Apple woes never seem to end as for now. After the various malware attacks, including the recent potent FlashBack attack, we thought maybe the attackers might just want to let it go, having taught Apple an important lesson in […]
If you think that your Mac computer comes with the most advanced security options and prevention strategies, then probably you are living in an unreal world. The Apple product isn’t safe anymore, as underlined in our previous posts. And according to […]
After the recent spate of malware attacks on Mac computers, it is pretty clear Mac computers aren’t exactly immune as was being believed by Mac users. One Mac in every five is infected with some kind of malware, reveals a new […]
If you think that your Mac laptop/desktop is safe, think again! The (misplaced) confidence of Mac users, about the security of its operating system may backfire, as happened again, recently in the case of the BackDoor.Flashback.39, also known simply as Flashback […]
Google launched Chromium Security Rewards program some two years ago. The program was a huge hit since it issued over $300,000 of rewards across hundreds of qualifying bugs. Main objective of the company was to eliminate bugs and other defects […]
Bitdefender has released a faster, smoother version of its free online malware scanner, that allows computer users to scan their computers for malware, in less than a minute. QuickScan has been accessed by 2.9 million users in 2011 and turned […]
If you recollect, we had first broken the story, some time back, on how about how Norton PC Checkup Tool threw up exaggerated and even false findings about the health of your PC, and then tried to sell you some […]
BAM!! Apple is behaving in a strange way. Yes it is. Those who have heard the Charles Miller side of story would definitely agree. Charles Miller who? Okay lets revisit what has had happened. Charles Miller, a computer security researcher with […]
Google recently launched a new website simply called Good To Know, to inform users about Online safety and privacy, and about how to manage online data. Google Good To Know website There are so many fascinating things to do and […]
Kaspersky Labs today announced at a Channel Partners Meet in Mumbai, that the have appointed star cricketer Sachin Tendulkar as its brand ambassador for its Kaspersky brand of security software. Starting this October, Tendulkar will represent the Kaspersky brand in […]
The LinuxFoundation.org, Linux.com and Kernel.org websites have been taken offline. The reason? They appear to have been hacked! While how this has exactly happened has not been explained, it does appear that kernel.org was compromised which gave the hackers root […]
Consider this situation; I wait at the airport lounge for my flight and the person sitting beside me opens up a Mac with Apple Mac OS X with while I binge upon my Acer 5742Z with Windows 7. What would […]
Microsoft Malware Protection Center is opening a new research and response lab in Munich, Germany, its 5th one now! The new lab coming up at Munich complements the existing European antimalware lab in Dublin, Ireland, and will allow Microsoft to […]
Just when a Mac user thought it was safe to go out again, comes more bad news! MacDefender has evolved into a more dangerous variant called MacGuard – all within a day of Apple announcing its prevention plan.
An increase in market share, sure comes at a price in this segment! And that is exactly what Mac users are finding out…at a price! Apple has long claimed that a Mac was secure, whereas this statement was far from […]
Windows users may be used to reading about scareware, but it now appears that scareware has made its way to the Apple Mac computer. A fake antivirus program calling itself the MACDefender is attacking Apple Mac computers.
The Twitter website is being widely exploited by users who have stumbled across a flaw which allows messages to pop-up and third-party websites to open in your browser just by moving your mouse over a link. UPDATE: The flaw has […]
In a press release this morning Intel has announced they will be purchasing the popular security software company McAfee for $7.68 Billion ($48.00 per common share). According to Intel, the purchase will help combine security and hardware to help better protect […]
Attacks on Mac OS X will increase, as the threat landscape will shift away from Windows and focus on platforms that have a smaller market share, believes one of the top security experts from AVAST Software, Ondrej Vlcek CTO AVAST […]
Apple’s 10.6.4 operating system upgrade earlier this week silently updated the anti-virus protection built into Mac OS X to protect against a backdoor Trojan horse that can allow hackers to gain remote control over iMac or MacBook.
Australia announced a police investigation Sunday into whether Google illegally collected private information from wireless networks, becoming at least the second country to probe the Internet giant’s “Street View” mapping service.
Intego, a leading security software provider for Mac, has discovered a spyware application that is installed by a number of freely distributed Mac applications and screen savers found on a variety of websites.
The most popular Web search engine in China, Baidu.com, was attacked by a group of hacktivists identifying themselves as the Iranian Cyber Army. The hackers hijacked the domain’s DNS records and pointed it to a server under their control.