New fileless malware found in the wild

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Since the discovery of the Poweliks fileless Trojan in August 2014, researchers have been expecting other similar malware to pop up. The wait is over: Phasebot malware, which also has fileless infection as part of its routine, is being sold online. "Unlike most malware, fileless malware hides itself in locations that are ...

Study Uncovers 40,000 Malicious Mobile Banking Apps

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

Mobile banking is an increasingly popular way to stay on top of one’s finances, with the ability to check balances, transfer money and even deposit checks virtually. Unfortunately, the sector is also a rich tapestry of criminal activity, with 11% of mobile banking apps categorized as “suspicious.” According to research findings ...

Here’s What Happens When You Install the Top 10 Download.com Apps

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

We installed the top 10 apps from Download.com, and you’ll never believe what happened! Well… I guess maybe you might have a good guess. Awful things. Awful things are what happens. Join us for the fun! We’ve been railing against freeware download recommendations for years, and recently we taught you how ...

Stop Trying to Clean Your Infected Computer! Just Nuke it and Reinstall Windows

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Some people spend hours — maybe even days — trying to clean an infected Windows system and ensuring it’s actually clean and safe afterward. It’s usually not a good idea to do this — just reinstall Windows and start over. This may seem like a daunting task, especially if you don’t ...

New Citadel Trojan Targets Your Password Managers

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Unless we are a human supercomputer, remembering password is not an easy task and that too, if you have a different password for every different site. But luckily to make the whole process easy, there is a growing market for password managers which provides an extra layer of protection. Wait! ...

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