Richard Stallman President and Founder of The Free Software Foundation has claimed that Ubuntu is tracking its users and selling its data. Specifically he called Ubuntu Linux a spyware because it collected data about users searches and sent it to […]
Sophos recently released its Security Threat Report 2013 for public consumption. The report was based on new platforms being developed and the changing threats and such as BlackHole, Java attacks, Polymorphic attacks, Mac malware and Android threats. The security threat […]
Windows 8 is a safe operating system. It safeguards your accounts, helps you defend against viruses and protect yourself. But one can never be really safe on the Internet. Experts have found the Backdoor.Makadocs malware in Windows 8. The creator of […]
Barely had the dust settled over the Windows Phone 8 OS launch – the OS sees its own malware being developed! A teenager and a researcher – part of the Indian National Security Database program – Shantanu Gawade claims to have […]
Photographs and images from your computer could be easily stolen and sent to a remote FTP server. Trend Micro has come across a malware that can do this on all the drives of an infected PC. Called TSPY_PIXSTEAL.A, this malware […]
Public Perceptions can sometimes be truly divorced from reality! Yet another study, this time by NSS Labs, has found that Internet Explorer browser is the best, at blocking malware – blocking near-consistently around 95% of malware, as compared to Chrome […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.