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Syndicate uses computer virus to break into ATMs, a first in Malaysia

THE Latin American syndicate, behind the theft of more than RM1 million from ATM machines in Johor, Selangor and Malacca in the last 48 hours, used a computer virus to “infect” the system before emptying the machines, said the police. 444 more words


What is a computer virus?

Almost every computer user dreads the words ‘you have a virus’, however it is likely to happen to us all over time.

Let’s learn a little bit about what computer viruses are and how we can avoid them. 202 more words



The only sound on Saturday night. I can hear my wrist watch. She’s in the next room. Sitting on the floor. Her back against the wall. 1,987 more words

Bash Software Bug May Potentially Be A Bigger Threat Than Heartbleed

Recently a security bug has been discovered that effects a widely used Linux software known as Bash. Earlier this year in April we were exposed to the Heartbleed bug which allowed attackers to capture bits of information passing through but have no access to the system itself. 465 more words

Macs now at risk of bug more dangerous than Heartbleed

Article By: Meghan DeMaria

Forget accidentally bending your new iPhone — your Mac could be infected with a bug more dangerous than Heartbleed.

The new bug, Shellshock, creates a vulnerability in the “Bash” software that’s found in Mac and Linux operating systems. 163 more words


Half of us at risk of cyber-attacks if we don’t have anti-virus on laptops and phones

According to the National Crime Agency (NCA), by not installing anti-virus and security software on devices such as laptops and mobiles, half of us are at risk from cyber attacks. 138 more words


Cyber-Security Experts Warn Of New Threat In "Bash" Software

New ‘Bash’ Software Bug May Pose Bigger Threat Than ‘Heartbleed’

” A newly discovered security bug in a widely used piece of Linux software, known as “Bash,” could pose a bigger threat to computer users than the “Heartbleed” bug that surfaced in April, cyber experts warned on Wednesday.

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