New Malware Shamoon Wrecks Computer After Stealing Data

New Malware Shamoon Wrecks Computer After Stealing Data

Most malware in recent days have been intended as tools to steal financial information or other important data. We saw that in the case of Flame and the more recent Gauss malwares. Now, security firms have discovered yet another malware which is not as sophisticated but it tries to make your computer unusable. It is being touted as ‘Shamoon.’

By On August 18, 2012 Respond
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300,000 DNSChanger Malware Infected Computers Will No Longer Be Able To Access Internet From Monday

300,000 DNSChanger Malware Infected Computers Will No Longer Be Able To Access Internet From Monday

DNSChanger malware is a malware that has been around for many years, roughly since 2007. It had been created by six Estonian people and had been used to automatically redirect the traffic of affected computers to different websites with paid advertisements. Although the creators of the trojan have been arrested, the malware continues to take its toll on computers.

By On July 7, 2012 Respond
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‘Ghost’ Launched By Honeynet Project To Capture USB Malware

‘Ghost’ Launched By Honeynet Project To Capture USB Malware

USBs are a very popular medium of the spreading of malware and different kinds of virus. Many malware authors tend to rely on this medium because security in many computers is quite strong and it is difficult to sneak into such computers. USBs, on the other hand, are a convenient way of sneaking into such computers and wrecking havoc.

By On June 15, 2012 Respond
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SwaggSec Hacks China Telecom, Warner Bros. Network

SwaggSec Hacks China Telecom, Warner Bros. Network

An Internet hacking group named SwaggSec has claimed that they have hacked the networks of Warner Bros. and China Telecom. They have published documents and login credentials purportedly looted in the cleaves. This hacker group is known as Swagg Security, flashed the hacking news on its Twitter page and revealed a statement on Pastebin, providing the links to the purloined files posted on The Pirate Bay. This hacker group has been actively working since early this year. The group came into limelight earlier for stealing user names and passwords for an ordering system associating to the contract manufacturer Foxconn, which make devices for technology companies including Apple.

By On June 4, 2012 Respond
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Cisco CEO Accuses Huawei Of Not Always Playing By The Rules

Cisco CEO Accuses Huawei Of Not Always Playing By The Rules

Huawei has been under a lot of criticism of late. The company has been accused of links to Chinese government as well as of a lack of transparency in its operations. Huawei is a direct rival to Cisco as the supplier of networking equipment around the world. Now, the CEO of Cisco, John Chambers, has stated that Huawei doesn’t always play by the rules when it comes to protection of intellectual property and computer security.

By On April 8, 2012 Respond
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MacBook, The Next Target Of The Hackers?

MacBook, The Next Target Of The Hackers?

A few months ago a considerable amount of Mac users were plagued by Mac Defender malware, but a new security researcher is reporting the battery in most Apple laptops has a serious vulnerability as well and the microcontroller inside the batteries for Macbook, Macbook Pro, and Macbook Air laptops are all vulnerable to the security hole. That change began in 2009 with the 17-inch MacBook Pro and trickled down to the other models, resulting in considerable battery life gains at the expense of easy replacement………..

By On July 24, 2011 Respond
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Google Search Can Now Tell You if Your PC is Infected With Malware

Google Search Can Now Tell You if Your PC is Infected With Malware

Google has decided to harness their powers for the good of the people, and they are doing it in a very interesting way. So here is the scenario. You are browsing the web on your PC and you decide to use Google Search. As you enter your search term, a big yellow warning appears that says your computer is infected with malware. I know your first thought is probably that the malware itself has redirected to a page and wants you to buy their “antivirus” scanner for a chunk of change. But this isnt the case at all.

By On July 23, 2011 Respond
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Booz Allen Hamilton Data Hacked

Booz Allen Hamilton Data Hacked

Hacker outfit Anonymous has published 90,000 military e-mail addresses and passwords as part of a project called Military Meltdown Monday, now they exposed Booz Allen Hamilton data. It released an approximately 190MB data torrent, which contained login information of personnel from US CENTCOM, SOCOM, the Marine Corps, Air Force facilities, Department of Homeland Security, Department of State and other private sector contractors……………..

By On July 12, 2011 1 Response
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Anti-Virus Compatibility with Windows 7

Anti-Virus Compatibility with Windows 7

This is a very important issue for windows user that, what Anti-Virus software they should install in Windows 7. Since this seems like such an important topic, here is a list of packages that helps you to maintain security level in windows 7. Our Recommendation If you want something that’s going to work really well, […]

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