A new type of desktop shortcut malware changes the destination a desktop shortcut is pointing to so it executes malware on click.
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The FBI has been warning the public about the router-based malware VPNFilter. This is what you need to know about VPNFilter and how to protect yourself.
Facebook has seen a lot of attacks in the past, but the recent malware, referred to as “Nigelthorn,” is particularly nasty for Chrome users.
New hackers now turn their gaze towards mobile phones which boast a decent amount of performance for their chips. It’s time to arm yourself to combat the issue.
In Minecraft you can easily change how the character looks in the game with a PNG file. This method of customization, however, has recently come under attack by a MInecraft malware that is buried within the PNG files themselves.
A hacking group has released a new malware set to attack those using Windows with Internet Explorer once they open an Office file. Here’s what you can do to protect yourself.
While Chrome extensions have allowed us to have a great deal of flexibility to customize the browser, beware, as you might have installed a fake ad-blocker extension you thought would protect you!
What if malware apps can skirt around the Play Store’s virus detection system? This is the case of the malware called “Andr/HiddnAd-AJ,” which managed to sneak its way onto the app store and infect 500,000 devices before it was caught.
Recently, we’ve seen a spike in an interesting method of spreading malware – by not using files at all! Here is what you need to know about fileless malware and how to protect yourself.
Recently there’s been a nasty spike of malware found in a large number of low-cost Android phones. This Triada malware is installed during the manufacturing process of the phone, and you can’t just uninstall it.
Yet another malware attack has been discovered, but the good news is Windows Defender did its job and prevented 400,000 attacks within a short amount of time.
For decades the clipboard has been an everyday occurrence of the computing experience. But now attackers have found their way to your clipboard so that they can insert malware that will steal your cryptocurrency.
Malware developers are now able to fool the system and sneak malicious code into the Android Play Store that can dodge security checks. Find out how you can identify a fake Android app that’s trying to impersonate a real one.
While Uber is a great service, the latest Android.Fakeapp malware variant steals important factors of Uber to make you think you’re using the Uber app when you’re really using the malware which is stealing your data.
The “Troubleshooter” malware scam creates convincing-looking blue screens to trick and panic users to pay up. Here is how you can fix the Troubleshooter malware without spending any money.
Even if it’s not prevalent, your Mac can still be infected by malware. If you suspect your Mac has malware, here’s how to detect and remove malware from Mac.
Online advertising can be annoying, as well as dangerous, as is the case with malvertising. Find out what malvertising is and what you can do about it.