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Stay safe online - 2018-05-23

Why updates are so important (1)

A lot of people ask me why software updates are so important and why do they need to update if their current setup works just fine? More
General News   2007-01-25

Figure it out first. Then take a decision. Not vice versa!

Modern web depends on a variety of technologies - Flash, Java, ActiveX, etc. More

Storm Worm evolves and continues spreading

Storm Worm , a trojan spreading by e-mail through socially engineered messages with infected files attached, has evolved. More
News Viruses and parasites   2007-01-22

Storm Worm

A storm in Europe isn't over yet. A natural disaster dubbed Kyrill has already claimed 41 lives in Britain, Germany, Netherlands, Czech Republic, France and Poland. More
News Viruses and parasites   2007-01-20

40 years in prison for spyware infection (1)

The title might sound stupid and unreal, but it's actually true. More

Acer laptop vulnerability fixed

Acer released a patch that fixes critical security vulnerability recently discovered in ActiveX control shipped with all Acer laptops. More
News Vulnerabilities   2007-01-17

A warning to owners of Acer laptops

According to a recent research, all Acer laptops manufactured from 1998 to 2006 have a security flaw that allows attackers to gain unauthorized access to the system and control it remotely via the Internet. More
News Vulnerabilities   2007-01-11

AntiVermins == AntiVerminser (1)

AntiVermins, corrupt illegally distributed spyware remover, has been renamed to AntiVerminser. More
News Viruses and parasites   2007-01-07

Internet Explorer in 2006

Did you browse the Internet with the world's most popular web browser last year? More
News Web browsers   2007-01-05

Flash phishing (1)

Sadly, every year we see new forms of spyware, malware and spam. More
News Spam and phishing   2007-01-03

Malware pushers like Web 2.0

Everyone is crazy about Web 2.0. Everyone likes new social services with bright colors, smooth text and pretty logos, so it's not surprising that malware pushers like Web 2.0 too. More
General News   2006-12-22

AntiVermins – new wave of corrupt anti-spyware infections

We receive reports from people infected with AntiVermins - a clone of Spyware Quake and the others. More
News Viruses and parasites   2006-12-22

The mysterious jupk.com infection

What do we know about jupk.com? 1. It is some kind of a trojan or a similar malware that changes default DNS servers to certain IP addresses . More
News Viruses and parasites   2006-12-03

Silver, Gold, but not Platinum. Or how to stop fake codecs

Fake video codecs are now among the top sources of spyware and malware infections. More
General News   2006-11-28

Firefox vulnerability can be used to steal confidential information

New security vulnerability in the second most popular web browser Mozilla Firefox has been discovered yesterday. More
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