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Mobile Security

QRAT Malware Targets Visa Applicants on Skype

Skype has become a part of our online video communication. It is a popular software application that provides text chat, video chat and voice call services. While there are other similar products, it has features and functionality that are comparatively…

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Sharp Drop in Ransomware Attacks Raises Eyebrows

The law-abiding cyber community might finally have some good news coming their way. As the first half of 2016 comes to a close, internet security researchers are observing a decline in malware’s – partciularly ransomware’s – activities. According to reports,…

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Protect Your Privacy on OS X

Mac users believe that they are safe, safer than users of other operating systems. They have believed that they were invulnerable…that no one could get past the security provided by OS X. They were right, yes, but are also wrong……

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Malware That Hits You Through a Microsoft Word Document

Malware strikes and data breaches have become common; some of us may even tend to think that malware strikes, data breaches etc are no longer news. Well, to an extent, yes, it’s no longer news. We hear of data breaches…

Cloud antivirus

7 Cloud IT Security Risks and How to Overcome Them

With the upsurge in cloud computing and the emerging technology of cloud as a Service (Paas, SaaS IaaS), the concern surrounding IT security in cloud is at its fever pitch. Opponents of cloud security often accuse the platform as being…

Security Flaw Found in Facebook Messenger

A team of researchers have recently revealed a vulnerability in Facebook’s Messenger app that gave cybercriminals an advantage to tamper a user’s chat content and inject malware in the messages. Researchers from Check Point security firm found that security flaw…

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LinkedIn Admits 2012 Data Breach Incident, Rolls Out Emails to Assure Protection

On Wednesday, 25th May, many people opened their emails to find a mail from LinkedIn sitting in their inbox. But unlike other times, this wasn’t a mail that suggested the users about relevant job openings that they qualified for, or…

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Purge your PC of Malware

So, now you have malware on your PC. You are not alone, so you don’t have to worry alone. There are hell-a-lot of different types of malware, and each need its own fix. However, remember that “Prevention is better than…

Whats app Gold malware

WhatsApp Gold is Malware! Watch out!

WhatsApp has not released any “Gold” or premium versions of its widely popular messenger service. The WhatsApp Gold app that is presently in the news is malware, and if you ever receive or have received a message or pop-up regarding…

Mac Antivirus

Small Businesses Lag Behind in Cybersecurity, Employee Training

Businesses have long been a favorite target for scammers, and in the recent decades, more so among cybercriminals. Every week there is are news about websites being hacked, servers being compromised or database being destroyed; one thing common between all…

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