Tag Archives: CyberCrime
The US has charged a Russian man with being behind a major cybercrime operation that affected individuals and businesses worldwide. Evgeniy Bogachev, said to be known as “lucky12345″ and “slavik”, is accused of being involved in attacks on more than … Continue reading
What happens when a computer is infected with the malicious software, and what should you do to protect your files? Cryptolocker is back in the headlines, thanks to a coordinated effort to take down the computers and criminals that run … Continue reading
We added a Multi-OS section, with one of the best pieces of software I think I’ve seen come along for a while now. PREY – Prey lets you keep track of your laptop, phone and tablet whenever missing, whether you’re … Continue reading
Over the past several weeks, a handful of frantic Microsoft Windows users have written in to ask what they might do to recover from PC infections from “CryptoLocker,” the generic name for an increasingly prevalent and nasty strain of malicious … Continue reading
Security researchers tonight are poring over a piece of malicious software that takes advantage of a Firefox security vulnerability to identify some users of the privacy-protecting Tor anonymity network.
Smartphones are susceptible to malware and carriers have enabled NSA snooping, but the prevailing wisdom has it there’s still one part of your mobile phone that remains safe and un-hackable: your SIM card.
For years, Windows users have been plagued by ransomware demanding several hundred dollars to unlock their computers.
Leave it to the quantum physicists at Los Alamos National Labs to have run for the past two years something that sounded like science fiction: a quantum Internet that promises perfectly secure online communications.