MIRUS – a cryptomining virus

Cryptocurrencies are all the vogue now. This has resulted in the emergence of increasing cryptocurrency mining activities. Several platforms…

Virus Infectors: a perpetual attack vector – A report by Quick Heal Security Labs

2017 was the year of ransomware and cryptocurrency miners but we are still seeing infectors posing as a…

5 Common Myths that Stop People from Using an Antivirus

While this may seem like a bit of an odd subject to venture into, in this blog post…

1.2 billion passwords stolen and other IT security news

A massive data breach was discovered in Russia recently wherein more than 1.2 billion passwords have been stolen….

Meet Chameleon – The Wi-Fi Virus that Spreads Like the Common Cold!

Chameleon is a new virus in town that spreads between unprotected or poorly protected Wi-Fi access points (wireless…

How to Recover from a Malware Infection

Avoiding and preventing malware on a computer is far simpler than removing it from an infected machine. Nevertheless,…

Security news and updates from the last week

India – Where most of the world’s spam originates from A large amount of email spam originates in…

Malware Alert! The risk of image searches on Google and Bing

When was the last time you carried out an image search on Google Images? Did you check the…

The first computer virus was designed for an Apple computer, by a 15 year old

Contrary to popular belief, the first widespread computer virus that actively spread ‘in-the-wild’ was designed to target Apple…

A history of Mac malware: The Apple of a virus developer’s eye

Apple Macs are falsely believed to be invincible and completely safe against malware threats and security breaches. But…