323,000 pieces of malware detected daily

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

According to Kaspersky Lab, the number of new malware files detected by its products in 2016 increased to 323,000 per day. This is an increase of 13,000 from the amount in 2015, and a significant jump from the 70,000 files per day identified in 2011. The number of cyberthreats appearing every ...

Google Chrome will start blocking all Flash content next month

Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

Flash was an integral part of the internet in years past, but it has also been a drag on performance and the source of a great many security vulnerabilities. Today, HTML5 is a better way to get the same sort of interactive content running on the web, and it works ...

EduCrypt ransomware teaches you a lesson about computer security

Thursday, June 30th, 2016

Ransomware has been infamously known to be nasty pieces of malware that takes a computer's files hostage, and then demands a ransom, which can vary in cost. Countless variants have been discovered, which differ in how they are programmed, but all demand money in the end. However, a new variant recently ...

New Security Flaw Found in Lenovo Solution Center Software

Friday, May 6th, 2016

A new vulnerability has been discovered in Lenovo’s much-maligned Lenovo Solution Center (LSC) software. The vulnerability allows attackers with local network access to a PC to execute arbitrary code, said researchers at Trustwave SpiderLabs. The flaw allows an attacker to elevate privileges and is tied to the LSC application’s backend. It opens the door ...

Google makes it mandatory for Chrome Apps to tell Users what Data they collect

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Around 40 percent of all Google Chrome users have some kind of browser extensions, plugins or add-ons installed, but how safe are they? The company plans to enforce developers starting this summer, to "ensure transparent use of the data in a way that is consistent with the wishes and expectations of ...

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