As part of these attacks, bogus Adobe updaters go on to legitimately update Flash Player and throw users to an official website on completion. Unfortunately, they also embed an "XMRig" mining bot in the process.
Cyberattackers are changing how they target victims through email scams. Rather than sending malicious emails embedded with malware, attackers are now using social engineering, like phishing campaigns, to extract information.
Even when downloading apps from a trusted source, like the Mac App Store, you should be cautious. Security researchers discovered a spyware app on Apple's App Store that posed as a utility to protect against malware.
Malware protection is more important than ever, even if you eschew Windows in favor of Apple's desktop platform. Thankfully, protecting your machine is as easy as picking from the best free antivirus for Mac suites.
Malware, spyware, and adware is never fun to find on your PC. Check out our picks for the best free antivirus software, so you can rid your system of any dangerous software that might be lurking around.
Cylance Smart Antivirus is a brand new consumer protection application that claims to only need its AI machine learning algorithm to protect you. Can ditching signatures really make for a safer future?
A report from Positive Technologies reveals an extremely high demand for malware creation on the dark web: Three times greater than the current supply. It's based on 25 Russian and English-based dark web sites.
A new botnet called MyloBot is on the rise packing the largest arsenal to date, targeting Windows-based PCs to steal data, shut down networks, and more. The underlying malware can evade detection and deliver numerous payloads.
You need to reboot your router immediately, the FBI warns, to mitigate the effects of the VPNFilter malware. All home and small businesses should reboot or perform a factory reset to keep their network and devices safe.
The Department of Homeland Security and the FBI claim North Korea has been silently infiltrating the media, aerospace, financial, and critical infrastructure sectors both in and out of the United States.
An unpleasant piece of malware has been discovered hiding inside the firmware of hundreds of Android devices. Luckily, it's unlikely your device is affected, and there is an easy way to avoid it in the future.
McAfee researchers have discovered that hackers with links to the North Korean regime managed to make Google complicit in stealing information from defectors from the nation, as per a recent blog post.
New malware used by hackers to mine digital coins is now aggressively infecting PCs. It attaches itself to critical system services in Windows, thus any manual attempt to stop the mining will trigger the Blue Screen of Death.
Visitors to Chili's restaurants may have had their payment card data stolen. The firm says the payment systems at "some" of its restaurants were compromised by malware in March and April, and warned customers to be vigilant.