New Android malware could damage phones

A new malware strain could cause some headaches for Android users.

Google Play store assaulted by malicious app uploads

There are more woes in store for Google’s Android as cybersecurity companies gear up to release reports of an extensive malware attack happening in the Google Play Store.

Hacking group targeting cybersecurity professionals

A hacking group known as Group 74 is targeting professionals in the cybersecurity community with a fake conference document.

Popular malware scanner compromised by malware

When you spend your time fighting monsters, beware you don’t become a monster yourself. If you’ve been using CCleaner for 32-bit Windows machines, you might want to evaluate those systems and run an actual malware scan.

Wikileaks file dump contains malware: Report

Whether you side with Wikileaks or not in its mission to spill secrets, here’s some advice most people can get behind: If you’re going to release documents for public consumption, maybe check them for viruses first.

Got ransomware? These free tools might help

Up until recently, if you were infected with ransomware, chances were you were out of luck. Today, it’s more accurate to say, if you’re infected with ransomware, you’re probably out of luck … but maybe, just maybe, not. 

Malware could already be on devices when you buy them

Some people take great pleasure out of opening the box on a new phone, tablet or PC. For others, it’s just the start of their problems. 

Android malware waits … and waits … to trick users

Usually if a user downloads a malicious app, it’s pretty clear right away that something is seriously amiss. For that reason, attackers are getting smarter, according to recent findings. 

Shocking: Cyberattacks went down over the holidays

Conventional wisdom is that as the holidays approach, hackers start to ramp up their attacks. While this holiday season had some rough developments, for the most part, it wasn’t as bad as 2013’s. But the number of attacks is only one measure of their damage. 

The cost of cyberattacks just keeps climbing

Cyberattacks are going to cost companies some serious cash. The only really question is how much it will be and what steps you need to take to prepare for these devastating incidents.