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Antivirus Software: No Match For Potential Cybercrime

Antivirus Software: No Match For Potential Cybercrime

By Ashley Olds February 13, 2014

“There are only two kinds of companies: those who have been breached and those who will be breached.” Such is the claim of Cynthia James, director of business development for Kaspersky Lab, a leading antivirus and Internet security firm. Her …

Facebook Profile Viewer Scam Is Still a Thing Facebook Profile Viewer Scam Is Still a Thing

Guys, we need to talk. It appears that people still think that there’s some way to see who has viewed their Facebook profiles. Scammers keep designing bogus apps to capitalize on this belief, and there’s a new one in town …

Lily Collins Named “Most Dangerous” Cyber Celebrity Lily Collins Named “Most Dangerous” Cyber Celebrity

Lily Collins, daughter of 80′s pop-rock artist Phil Collins and star of “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones”, found herself at the top of a list no celebrity would seemingly want to be part of (unless they are just really …

App Verification Comes To Google Play App Verification Comes To Google Play

Malware is a serious concern for mobile devices. Android devices are especially vulnerable thanks to the platform’s open nature. Now Google is making sure almost every Android device owner is adequately protected from malicious apps. Computer World reports that Google …

Malware Makes Man Turn Himself in for Child Porn Malware Makes Man Turn Himself in for Child Porn

A Virginia man has been arrested and held without bond after he turned himself in to police for viewing child porn. The story is a bit more complicated than it sounds, mainly due to the fact that it was a …

Aquaman Is The King of Malware Sites Aquaman Is The King of Malware Sites

Do you ever wonder what superhero has the most threatening websites related to a search conducted for their particular name? No, me neither, but the folks at McAfee did, and just because it may not be something you first think …

Google Adds Unsafe Sites Data to Transparency Report Google Adds Unsafe Sites Data to Transparency Report
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Google is adding a new section to its online Transparency Report, which currently documents data requests from the government, content removal requests, and just recently, National Security Letter information. Starting now, Google will show information on malware and phishing attacks …

Facebook's AV Marketplace Supports 7 New Languages Facebook's AV Marketplace Supports 7 New Languages
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Facebook has just announced that their antivirus marketplace has been opened up to 7 new languages: French, Italian, German, Spanish, Korean, Japanese, and Portugese. “Last October we expanded our AV Marketplace to include new vendors in order to provide even …

Apple Hacked with Same Attack That Hit Facebook Apple Hacked with Same Attack That Hit Facebook

Facebook isn’t the only high-profile tech company reporting that hackers have targeted them. This time, it’s Apple. According to Reuters, Apple was hit with the same Java exploit that targeted Facebook employees last month (although the company didn’t release that …

Adobe PDF Reader Hit By Zero-Day Exploit Adobe PDF Reader Hit By Zero-Day Exploit

Adobe Flash was recently hit by two zero-day exploits that the company quickly worked to patch up. Now one of Adobe’s other popular Web plugins – Reader – has been hit. Computer security company FireEye found yesterday that Adobe Reader …

Firefox Adding More Plugins To Click To Play Firefox Adding More Plugins To Click To Play

Java has had a bit of a rough year so far with it falling victim to a zero day attack, and then having a second, potentially more devastating attack, auctioned off to unknown hackers. To prevent attacks like these from …

Here's Some Helpful Tips About Internet Safety Here's Some Helpful Tips About Internet Safety
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Malware, phishing scams and other dangerous entities are all over the Web these days. A report from earlier this month said 2013 was going to be even worse than 2012 in regards to the proliferation of malware across the net. …

Internet Explorer Zero-Day Exploit Gets Fixed Today Internet Explorer Zero-Day Exploit Gets Fixed Today

Earlier this month, Internet Explorer 8 was hit with a pretty nasty zero-day exploit. Microsoft sprung to action with a quick fix, but there wasn’t a permanent patch solution available just yet. That day has finally come with the patch …

Java Hit With Another Zero-Day Exploit Java Hit With Another Zero-Day Exploit
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2012 was not a good year for Oracle. After losing a major lawsuit against Google, the company had to deal with a dangerous zero-day exploit that was found in Java. It fixed the problem, but a new exploit is always …

Your Computer And Mobile Device Remain At Risk Your Computer And Mobile Device Remain At Risk
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Cybersecurity is a serious issue, and one that needs to be taken up by everybody. It’s not just a matter of some state hackers breaking into servers owned by a rival government. Cybersecurity affects you as well when a for-profit …

Facebook Donates $250,000 to Cybercrime Researchers Facebook Donates $250,000 to Cybercrime Researchers
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October is National Cyber Security Awareness month, and in light of that Facebook has just made a sizable donation to one of the country’s best cybercrime research programs. Facebook has donated $250,000 to The Center for Information Assurance and Joint …

Facebook Beefs Up Anti-Virus Marketplace Facebook Beefs Up Anti-Virus Marketplace

Earlier this year, Facebook debuted their Anti-Virus Marketplace which allows users to download free trials of various anti-virus software. The original partners included names like Microsoft, McAfee, Sophos, and Symantec. Today, Facebook is announcing an expansion of the Anti-Virus Marketplace …