Malware Tool That Has Your Back

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

Security researchers at Symantec have been tracking a malware tool that, for a change, most victims wouldn’t actually mind have infecting their systems--or almost, anyway. The threat dubbed Linux.Wifatch compromises home routers and other Internet-connected consumer devices. But unlike other malware, this one does not steal data, snoop silently on victims, ...

Adding a Right-Click Menu Item for Shred In Linux Mint (Nemo)

Friday, October 2nd, 2015

I see this documented around the interwebs quite a bit and always with the same limitation of only working correctly with files that contain no spaces in the filename.  This is an easy fix so I'll go over it all again below. Create a new file in /usr/share/nemo/actions (you must maintain ...

7 Ways to Secure Your Web Browser Against Attacks

Monday, September 21st, 2015

Your web browser is under attack. Aside from simply tricking you into downloading and running malicious software, attackers mainly target flaws in your browser and its plug-ins to compromise your PC. Use these tips to secure your web browser from attackers, whether they’re using malvertising attacks, compromising websites, or just directing you to malicious ...

Very useful system management and/or forensics platform for Windows

Friday, September 18th, 2015

WSCC is a free, portable program that allows you to install, update, execute and organize the utilities from various system utility suites. WSCC can install and update the supported utilities automatically. Alternatively, WSCC can use the http protocol to download and run the programs. WSCC is portable, installation is not ...

230,000 new malware samples detected each day

Wednesday, September 16th, 2015

PandaLabs has confirmed a record increase in the creation of new malware samples. In the second quarter of 2015 alone there were an average of 230,000 new malware samples detected each day, which means a total of 21 million new types in these three months. Compared to the same period last ...