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Mobile Security

Lone Hacker Claims to Have Breached Pornhub, Sold Database for $1000

Less than a week after one of internet’s most visited adult entertainment website, PornHub, announced a Bug Bounty program to test its internet security, a hacker claims to have breached the website server and sold its database. PornHub released a…

Cloud Antiviurs

Cloud Antivirus Machine Learning Can Upgrade IoT Security

Would you live in a house that has doors with faulty bolts? And would you go to a gunfight without a gun? Or worse, would you risk your privacy in exchange of a coffee-maker that knows your espresso preference by…

Comodo Antivirus

Virus Scan Stops Medical Device to Crash During Major Heart Surgery

Jokes about forgetful doctors leaving scalpels inside their patients’ guts are becoming cliched now. In today’s “connected” world, where technology is fast replacing jobs, computers too can cause unthinkable goof ups. In a rare turn of events, an antivirus software…

Mac Antivirus

VirusTotal Access to be Limited: Google

Google has recently made announcements to limit the access to its virus database website, VirusTotal, in an attempt to ostracise companies from the system who do not contribute to the website’s analytics. The news comes as a major blow to…

ransomware

Multi-layered security approach against ransomware

Ransomware – the name spells disaster for businesses sometimes. Many are the business ventures worldwide that have had to face disastrous losses following ransomware strikes. Hence, combating ransomware is something that entrepreneurs all the world around accord top priority at…

Malware

Dynamer Malware Exploits Microsoft’s God Mode

Since nearly a decade now, Microsoft Operating Systems (OS) have this unique feature called “God Mode” that allows users to create a folder with a certain name and access the control panels from within a single folder. But Microsoft is…

Android Antivirus

New Overlay Malware Targets Android Mobile Devices

( Update: check the latest version of Comodo’s mobile security app) A new type of malware that tricks its victims in to sharing their login credentials in mobile apps has been found affecting Android smartphones. The malware family, dubbed as…

Antivirus for android

Why we need to understand the difference between antivirus and anti-malware

There are many people who get confused with the terms antivirus and anti-malware and fail to understand the difference between them. A few years ago it was just viruses that computer users were worried about and simple, free antivirus software…

Antivirus Protection

How to protect your websites and visitors against eval(base64_decode ( ))

Wordpress is perhaps very popular as a CMS among those who are not that tech savvy. It’s easy to use and of course inexpensive too. But many who use WordPress never realize that this easy, inexpensive CMS is quite dangerous…

Internet security

Malware Strike in the Form of Fake Speeding Tickets

The Malware A very innovative kind of malware has struck and taken people by surprise in the suburbs of Philadelphia. Some residents of the Philadelphia suburb Tredyffrin have reportedly received speeding tickets on email with instructions to pay the fine…

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