Malware

what is phishing

What is Phishing?  

No doubt you have wondered and asked yourself on more than one occasion, what is phishing and how can it affect you. All of us know that it is some type of scam, although perhaps there are many who don’t know exactly what it is or the techniques...

PandaLabs Anual Report 2013

Twenty percent of all malware appeared in 2013

Twenty percent of all malware ever known first appeared in 2013; some 30 million new strains were created, that’s around 82,000 a day. According to PandaLabs’ Annual Report 2013, the amount of malware created last year has broken all records....

Five reasons to protect your Mac

Five reasons to protect your Mac

“There are no Mac viruses”, “I have a Mac, I don’t need an antivirus”, “It is not possible for a Mac to get a virus”. Do any of these statements sound familiar? Five reasons to protect your Mac Apple’s success. Hackers’ objective...

PowerLocker

PowerLocker, also called PrisonLocker, is a new family of ransomware which in addition to encrypting files on the victim’s computer (as with other such malware) threatens to block users’ computers until they pay a ransom (like the ‘Police...

mac-flashback

Mac Flashback Trojan infects 650,000 users around the world

  If a few weeks ago we were talking about the need to install an antivirus for Mac, today we will refer to a malware specimen that has created much havoc among users. Have you heard of Flashback? Flashback, a Trojan for Mac systems  ...

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