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July 22, 2014 by Lazesoft

Ransomware attacks Synology NAS devices

"SynoLocker" malware infects through a vulnerability in older versions of their NAS software. The attack demands 0.6 BitCoins (about $350) to decrypt files.

August 5, 2014

Chinese state media labels Windows 8 a 'potential threat'

The Chinese state media attack on US software and hardware continues, with China’s CCTV state network broadcasting a critical report suggesting that Windows 8 is being used to harvest data about the country’s citizens for use by the US government.

June 5, 2014

Adobe warns of license key email scam

The company has issued a warning that a malicious email campaign is underway using Adobe software licenses as a lure. Adobe calls it a phishing attack, but other reports say it contains a malware attachment.

December 20, 2013 by

Fireebok Data Recovery

Fireebok Data Recovery for Mac is an useful utility to recover lost data from any Mac OS X based media. With this advanced data recovery...

May 25, 2014 by Fireebok Studio

PPTX Viewer Tool

PPTX files of Microsoft Outlook contain presentations composed of texts, images, sounds and embedded objects of all sorts. These files...

October 13, 2013 by Viewer Tool

Quick protection for older Macs from the Flashback trojan

Most modern Macs have Java installed, so they could be vulnerable to the Flashback. While Apple posted a security fix for Mac OS X Lion and Mac OS X Snow Leopard, there are many millions of Macs running older software. Still there's an easy way to prevent a Java drive-by attack, besides pulling the plug.

April 8, 2012

'Nitro' attack targets chemical firms

Software "PoisonIvy" stole information from computers operated by these companies, which were not named, in attack that appears to be industrial espionage, reveals new report from security firm Symantec.

October 31, 2011 by

Bing ads lead to more malware; new Mac Trojan in the wild

Malware authors will do just about anything to fool you into installing their software. A popular target is search engine advertising, which one gang is using on Microsoft's search results. In a separate attack, Mac users are being targeted by a Trojan that mimics a Flash installer.

August 8, 2011

Atlassian downed by DDoS attack

A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against Atlassian's hosting provider took the company's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform down for a few hours this morning, with services returning this afternoon.

June 5, 2011 by

New Apple antivirus signatures bypassed within hours by malware authors [Update]

After a month-long Mac Defender/Mac Guard malware attack, Apple has finally released the security update it promised last week. The update takes one more step on the road to turning an obscure security feature into something very close to full-fledged antivirus software, complete with daily checks for new definitions.

May 31, 2011

Microsoft launches attack on OpenOffice

Microsoft has a long-established practice of disarming competition by not acknowledging it, because acknowledging the competition gives it power. Well, the Redmond giant has changed stance when it comes to OpenOffice and launched a video attack on the free alternative to the Office software suite.

October 13, 2010

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