Malware

Despite claims to the contrary, the App Store isn’t loaded with malware

A report is being circulated as proof that the App Store has been infected by malware apps that could steal your data one day. Only, AppleInsider has been examining the research for some time, and it is baseless exaggeration, riddled with inaccuracies. Security firm Wandera claims multiple apps by AppAspect Technologies contained “clicker Trojan” code …

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New cryptomining malware uses WAV audio files to conceal its tracks

A new campaign discovered by security researchers shows that cybercriminals are hiding malware inside WAV audio files. This technique of obfuscating malicious code in plain sight — a method called steganography — was uncovered by BlackBerry’s cybersecurity subsidiary Cylance. “When played, some of the WAV files produced music that had no discernible quality issues or …

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How to Protect Your Mac from Malware – Techcolite

Malware is a real & emerging threat that is causing harm to users around the world. It is spreading in various forms & types jeopardizing data security to greater extent. In addition to following certain security measures, one should also think of using best anti-malware software for effective security. In this article, we have reviewed …

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What is Malware and How Can It Hurt your Small Business?

It’s the 21st century. Businesses are moving online and with terabytes of data. According to a study, the big four companies Microsoft, Google, Amazon, and Facebook store 1,200 petabytes between them, which is equivalent to 1.2 million terabytes, where one terabyte is 1,000 gigabytes. The huge amount of data has made cyber attacks an imminent …

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SecTor 2019: The past, present, and future of malware

The evolution of malware has come a long way. From the Creeper Worm, the first known computer virus, which was designed in 1971 by Robert H. Thomas, to where we are today is night and day. It is a constantly evolving science. Bad actors adapt to the newest security practises; finding new ways to exploit …

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Destructive Malware Botnet “Emotet” Is Making A Comeback

Emotet, a deadly malware botnet, has started a new spam email campaign after being underground for nearly four months, a security researcher confirmed to ZDNet. According to Raashid Bhat, Emotet is sending spam emails that are laced with malware attachments and/or download links to malware embedded files. Emotet is fully back in action and spamming. …

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