Malware

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  ...

New malware attack through Google Play

Update 17/02/2014: All 4 apps have been removed from Google Play. These are the SHA1 hashes belonging to the 4 apps in case any security researchers need them: b83a180a92fb706e6f120f36cca6ddc43670d55c fce9824f02f6bfb57c685d85a43d4c5c051cc498...

Windows Efficiency Master

Swedish news site compromised spreading fake antivirus

Today a Swedish and well-visited news site, AftonBladet, was compromised as it was serving visitors a fake antivirus or rogueware. In fact, there was a malicious code targeting only Internet Explorer (IE) browser users. When the user visited...

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