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Signs and symptoms of system infection.

Signs and symptoms are first things noticed in case of biological virus infection. Doctor’s questions and notifications are about symptoms and signs of the patient. Sign and symptoms are mechanisms to discover an infection as well as distinguish between different infections. While we are talking about cyber infection, things are a little different. Malicious software […]

Flappy Bird goes viral – literally

According to reports, about 80 percent of the clonings of the popular smartphone game ‘Flappy Bird’ contain virus. The viruses were observed sending messages and making phone calls without permission, while their main goal is to call premium numbers in order to steal money from users. Other than that, they can gather information about the […]

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 […]