Tag Archives: Malware

N.S.A. Devises Radio Pathway Into Computers

WASHINGTON — The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world that allows the United States to conduct surveillance on those machines and can also create a digital highway for launching cyberattacks.

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Malware communicates at a distance of 65 feet using built-in mics and speakers.

Computer scientists have developed a malware prototype that uses inaudible audio signals to communicate, a capability that allows the malware to covertly transmit keystrokes and other sensitive data even when infected machines have no network connection.

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FBI Ransomware Now Targeting Apple’s Mac OS X Users

For years, Windows users have been plagued by ransomware demanding several hundred dollars to unlock their computers. 

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Angry Birds Malware arrives on Android watch you BILL.

A firm has been fined £50,000 ($77,055) after Trojan versions of popular Android apps secretly sent expensive SMS messages to premium rate numbers. 

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Operation “GHOST CHANGE”, answers for what’s to come.

DNS is in the news as the FBI will be shutting down Internet use for a large amount of U.S. based users this July, so we wanted to take a moment to bring some clarity to the situation especially if … Continue reading

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Keylogging threat could lead to more attacks, say researchers

Internet browser users are going to have to deal with a new threat soon and it’s not related to JavaScript. There is an unusual vulnerability in some Mozilla products (including Firefox) that run on the Gecko engine. This vulnerability allows … Continue reading

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Is your firewall up to the task? – Computeractive – PC help

Is your firewall up to the task? – Computeractive – PC help. Good article on Firewalls… Is YOURS up to the task?

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C|Net Download.Com is now bundling Nmap with malware!

C|Net Download.Com is now bundling Nmap with malware! |Nmap Hackers. Thanks Ken for this link, it appears that folks using this service are just now catching on to what alot that did computer work in the industry have know for … Continue reading

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