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New Mac malware: Fruitfly, or OSX.Backdoor.Quimitchin

Malwarebyte Labs has just reported newly-detected malware which can affect most versions of OS X / macOS, and probably dates back to before Yosemite. It appears to have been used very little, and mainly in targeted attacks, so is currently considered to be a low risk to the ordinary Mac user. 147 more words


Student keylogger creator faces jail after pleading guilty

A college student who made and marketed keylogger malware while he was still in high school in Northern Virginia pleaded guilty at the end of last week and is facing potential prison time. 752 more words


Stuxnet general pardoned by Obama - but deeper questions remain

President Obama has pardoned former US general James E Cartwright, who faced a prison term for lying to investigators about whether he had discussed the Stuxnet… 480 more words

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What to Expect from these Big Threats To Business Data Security

Cyber crime is big business, and legitimate businesses face daily threats from these opportunists. These threats can be indiscriminate, in the case of mass emails attempting to spread malicious software to anyone who opens them, or carefully targeted and coordinated attacks against a specific business. 752 more words

Data Security

Episode 54: Disparity amongst CEOs, live suicides, malware for Macs, and epic editorial fails

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Perhaps it was eventual for a generation who live their entire lives online but a young girl committed suicide on live on Live.me, and now, it seems impossible to remove from the internet. 164 more words


Wi-Fi security: When the router is the weak link

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Routers are supposed to be the first line of defence against hackers and malware. But, sometimes, they turn out to be the weak link and recent news headlines showed that even the latest routers can come with security flaws. 549 more words

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