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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 […]

Beware: Chrome malicious plugins

Hackers buy chrome plugins in order to turn them into malware. Virus developers put their hands on legitimate and popular plugins and turn them into hacking tools, specifically because the plugins are considered legitimate, most antivirus programs do not detect their activity. So how can you identify the affected plugins and dispose them? It is […]

Kelihos: A good job for good pay!

Kelihos, is considered the HIV of all malware. This Trojan is really famous, and has been on TV and other media news reports and even has its own Wikipedia entry – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kelihos_botnet . The Kelihos family of Trojans is not only huge, but it is also impossible to conclude all its symptoms nor show all […]

‘Bancos’ goes mobile

A new ‘Bancos’ style threat is trying to get the login information to your bank and steal money from you. The threat is a Trojan that currently threatens online banking users in Europe and Asia by presenting very reliable campaigns related to official organizations. The malware is luring the victims to install and run it […]

A malicious app easily passed Apple’s test track

It turns out that Apple’s strict security system is not entirely free of problems, after security researchers from Georgia Tech managed to load a malicious application to the App Store. The app was loaded with multiple loopholes and was able to take over the device without the user’s knowledge. In contrary to the conventional knowledge […]

Infection and Cleaning in Corporate Environment

The corporate environment is more complicated than home one. There are a number of file servers and many tens to thousands client computers. An antivirus is usually installed on all those machines. In most cases it detects the malware that attacks a company, however there could be cases when malware outsmarts the antivirus , then […]