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Information about potential threats to your personal and financial security covering desktops, laptops, and mobile devices.


Samsung device anti-theft security problem and how to fix it.

So what’s the problem exactly? Samsung’s software, designed to protect against thieves by allowing those who own a smartphone to remotely lock the device, see where it’s located and even make it ring even if it’s in silent mode.   Due to a security failure, which does not verify the source of commands sent to […]

From ZERO-DAY attacks to mobile device threats: The five hottest trends in cyber-security

Between remote connection from home, which blurs the distinction between personal and business information, to the increasing ability of hackers to break complex systems, what are the current five major trends in cyber-security? The cyber-security field is one of the hottest areas today because almost every one of us reveals much information on unusually large […]

What can you do to protect yourself from these viruses and others?

Beware: First ransomware for Android has been discovered!

The first ransomware running on Android devices that encrypts files has been discovered – in contrast to earlier discoveries of heretic software also on the Android platform, which prevents access to files but does not encrypt them. During the last several year, the infamous CryptLocker, which runs on Windows Operating System, has been a prolific […]

Security bug: The internet bleeds passwords

A particularly serious security bug was discovered in the code that encrypts the name, password and other information we type in web sites. Major sites have announced they fixed the bug, but many smaller sites may still be affected. The security issue exists in hundreds of thousands to millions of locations worldwide, and provides access […]

Finally! iOS 7 update against the wireless breach

New update for iOS 7, the operating system of iPhone and iPad, revealed the unprecedented scale of exposed passwords of hundreds of millions of users on wireless networks for more than year and a half! Users of Apple’s devices are used to a relatively high pace of updates, hence sometimes they wait a long time […]

A game records your WhatsApp calls!

A new App in Google store named ‘Balloon Pop 2’, is seemingly innocent game that is actually recording user’s WhatsApp calls and publishes them on a website called WhatsAppCopy where anyone can put a phone number and watch the full transcript of the conversation. This is not the first time Android malware creators exploit the […]