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.
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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.
Equifax suffered another setback when their website was hacked to redirect people to a malware site. What can you do when faced with redirect attacks?
Linux systems are not immune to malware. To protect yourself, you can use Maldet to detect and clean malware from a Linux server.
“GhostCtrl” is a new Android virus that comes with a wide variety of terrifying features. Find out what GhostCtrl can do and how you can combat it.
Pharming can redirect your computer from a legitimate URL to a fake copy and steal your login credentials. Find out what pharming is and how to prevent it.
Text files are usually not associated with malware, but the recent subtitles malware will change this perception. Learn what subtitles malware is and how to avoid it.
The WannaCry ransomware managed to infect an unprecedented 230,000 systems spread across 150 countries. Find out what it is and how you can combat it.
Recently it was discovered that a strand of Android malware, called FalseGuide, managed to infect up to 2 million Android phones. How did it do this, and what does it mean for apps as a whole?
Some Android phones were found to have preinstalled malware, even before the customer receives the phone. Here is how you can tackle preinstalled malware on your Android phone.