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Beware of World Cup 2014 Online Streaming Services

 June 30, 2014

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Early this month, we had warned our readers about various FIFA World Cup scams. And as the football fever is rising frantically, hackers are now using fake online streaming services as the ultimate bait to trick fans into installing adware, spyware, Trojans and other malware on their devices. While many...

FIFA World Cup malware threats – Don’t ‘Risk Everything’!

 June 17, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

With the FIFA World Cup well and truly underway now, hackers and spam artists are having a field day too. While we enjoy the samba action and watch an exciting sequence of matches unfold, these malicious parties are busy cooking up ways to catch unsuspecting users off-guard with innovative World...

World Cup scams, trustworthy Twitter & other IT security news

 June 14, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Now that the FIFA World Cup is well and truly underway, something that a shell-shocked Spanish team would hesitantly affirm, it’s time for security vendors and users to come to arms as well. With a well-stocked arsenal of information about dangerous apps to avoid, phishing links to not click on...

Android Ransomware, Risky World Cup Searches and other IT Security News

 June 7, 2014

Estimated reading time: 4 minutes

Last week witnessed a gruesome act of attempted murder on a 12-year-old because of a misinterpreted fictional character on the Internet. It also saw the rise of what could be the first ever Android ransomware. Let’s take a look at each of these news and other IT security news as...

FIFA World Cup 2014: Watch out for Malware Attacks and Scams!

 May 30, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Around the world, while billions of fans are anticipating the biggest sporting event in the world, malware artists are webbing plans to turn soccer fans into victims. The FIFA World Cup 2014 is two weeks away, and scammers are all prepped up to launch a fresh wave of attacks. Who’s...

Aftereffects of Heartbleed: Have You Changed these Passwords?

 April 25, 2014

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Last week we wrote a blog about Heartbleed, the latest security bug that turned up around the world and caused global mayhem. The bug targeted the SSL encryption of web services that used OpenSSL, and this meant pretty much every major web service was affected. Moreover, security researchers subsequently found...

3 Important Things You Should Know About Heartbleed

 April 14, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

Password leaks and targeted attacks are nothing new and the latest security bug related to a massive loss of passwords across the world is ‘Heartbleed’. This bug has received a lot of media coverage over the last few days, so there is a lot of confusion about what it is...

Leaked passwords, Android malware and Google sued – Latest security news

 March 22, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

With another week gone by, there are several noteworthy developments that have taken place in the security and tech world. Here are some relevant stories that will interest and worry you at the same time. 4.6 million Snapchat user IDs leaked online Snapchat, a photo messaging app for Android and...

Latest IT Security News and Updates for the Week

 March 15, 2014

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes

With the second week of March wrapping up, a new hoax is doing the rounds in Facebook. And this time, it is about the unfortunate incident of the missing Malaysian Airline MH370. Scroll on to read more about this and other news about IT security. Malicious spam videos claiming to...

This Week’s Latest IT Security News and Updates

 February 7, 2014

Estimated reading time: 2 minutes

Beware of Emails Containing Free FIFA Tickets Malware artists sure are opportunistic. News are up that they are using the FIFA bait to lure their victims. Reportedly, users are receiving emails notifying them that they have won free tickets to 20th FIFA World Cup. The emails contain links to a...