Why Do “Thousands Of Systems Remain Affected Or At Risk” From Gameover Zeus And Cryptolocker?

The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) has warned that thousands of computer systems are still susceptible to the twin risks of Gameover Zeus (a variant of the Zeus banking Trojan) and Cryptolocker (ransomware that encrypts files and demands payment in return for the key to unlock them), even though users were advised to take action [...]

The Threat of Cross-Platform Malware #Infographic

Malware

Just a few years ago I remember reading many articles and comment sections on a number of blogs and websites where opinions about operating systems and malware were interesting to say the least. Back in the day, many seemed to think that Windows was the only operating system that had a problem with viruses and [...]

Criminal Organisations Using Malware To Spy On People

Prism

We all know that Hollywood tends to stereotype people. We see it all of the time when we watch movies. They do not care whether the stereotype is accurate or not, they will go with it because that is what people are used to seeing. Just look at the stereotypes that they use when it [...]

How Worms In Web Applications Are Able To Spread So Quickly

worms

Worms can be quite a problem if you are running a corporate network. They are able to spread so quickly because they target that network in particular. Once they have found a way then it is able to spread and do its damage. So make sure if you are running a corporate network that you are able to see the signs of a worm right away.

When Malware Tries To Escape Detection You Might Want To Use A Different Method Of Attack

malware-detection

Dealing with malware that hides is no fun. Make sure you do not panic and try to right tools for the job.