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Android malware samples jump six-fold in Q2

Malware samples which consist mostly of mobile spyware rocketed to over 120,000 last month within three months. The OS's application signing shows further weakness, according to Alcatel-Lucent's Kindsight Security Labs study.

July 24, 2013 by

German states admit using spyware on citizens

Four German states have confessed to using spyware to track people online, days after the Chaos Computer Club hacker group accused German authorities of distributing upgradeable malware.The states of Bavaria, Baden-Württemberg, Brandenburg and Lower Saxony all say they have deployed malware to varying degrees, according to Deutsche Welle.

October 11, 2011 by

Downloading genuine software

Recently during a verbal conversation I was asked what can be done about helping a Windows 7 computer that is slowing down to a crawl. At the time the computer in question wasn't around so I mentioned to download, install, and run Malwarebytes to check for any potential spyware/malware on the system.

September 13, 2011 by

Malware Watch: Free Mac OS X screensavers bundled with spyware

Researchers from Intego have discovered the OSX/OpinionSpy spyware in 29 free Mac OS X screensavers currently online at 7art-screensavers(dot)com. Upon execution it sends data about files it has scanned locally, and also sends e-mail addresses, iChat message headers and URLs, as well as other data.

June 2, 2010 by

The malware hits keep coming. Just as the defenses there are new attacks via spyware, adware, viruses and worms. Keep current with the latest threats, which are increasingly creative.

April 14, 2010

Trojan Killer

You are tired of malware on your PC and haven't any idea how to remove it? It's easy if you have a helper. Especially such as Trojan...

2 days ago by GridinSoft

Get Ride of Security Essential 2010

Security Essential 2010 is a rogue anti-spyware program from the family of Internet Security 2010. This malware is installed in PC by Trojans which pretend to be Flash update claiming to be an essential software to view video online.

April 8, 2010

How to Remove Windows Antivirus 7

Antivirus 7 is a dangerous anti-spyware program which belongs to the family of Antivir rogue malwares. In a way, this antivirus is a complementary malware for Microsoft’s latest operating system Windows 7, alike its past versions Pro XP Antivirus and Pro Vista Antivirus.

April 1, 2010

SuperAntiSpyware Free Edition

SuperAntiSpyware will remove all the spyware, not just the easy ones. Quick, complete and custom scanning of hard drives, removable...

3 days ago by SUPERAntiSpyware

The most dangerous celebrities to search for in 2009

Searching for which celebrity has the highest probability of tricking you into visiting a malware-friendly web site?Last year it was Brad Pitt, but according to this year's McAfee report "Riskiest Celebrities to Search on the Web", it's Jessica Biel related searches that have "one in five chance of landing at a Web site that’s tested positive for online threats, such as spyware, adware, spam, phishing, viruses and other malware".

August 27, 2009 by

The most "dangerous" celebrities to search for in 2008

Searching for details regarding the latest celebrity gossip may expose you to everything the IT underground has to offer - from adware and spyware to misleading offers and fake newsletters enticing you to opt-in into a spammer's campaign. McAfee owned SiteAdvisor has recently released the 2008 list of the celebrity names that are most actively abused by malicious attackers in order to attract legitimate traffic to their malicious sites.

September 17, 2008 by

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