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The latest updates on constantly evolving viruses, malware, ransomware, spyware and online threats.


Hackers vs. Researchers: Evasion methods

Innovations that appeared in cyber-crimes over the past years, proving that the ‘trickle-down’ effect, known in marketing and economics, is not just about access to products like tablet devices and space tourism. Just like in the real world, evasion techniques, once the exclusive property of the elite programmers, is flowing at an ever increasing rate […]

Would you like some payment advice?

Sometimes, our customers (from various geographical areas) are getting fake emails from HSBC banking with such a subject.The sender address may vary but this would be definitely spoofed email address.And the text of the email’s body may vary, then the main purpose is to confuse the recipients. For example: this is one of various possible […]

Happy birthday: 31 years to the computer virus

Thirty-one years ago, in a suburb of Pittsburgh, Pa. , a boy in the ninth grade, Richard Skrenta decided it is not enough for him to put glue on lockers of friends or pick on some weaker kid. No, not Skrenta. He wanted to take his antics to a different level. To understand what was […]

False security: Mac users are exposed.

Mac users have always been (and remain) safe for the most part as they use computers with an operating system immune to hacking and viruses, and rightly so, OSX is one of the most secure operating systems available on the market. But it was the security of Mac users and their immunity to viruses that […]

The largest cyber-attack in history

You may not feel it, but during the recent hours the largest cyber-attack in history is occurring.Multiple DDOS type attacks take place between two of the largest European network organizations and so much traffic is going around that it causes a huge load on the global World Wide Web. The attack take place between ‘SpamHaus’, […]