‘SimBad’ Android adware was downloaded nearly 150 million times

As much as Google has done to keep malware out of the Play Store, some notable examples still get through. Google has pulled 210 apps from the store after Check Point researchers discovered that they were infected with the same strain of adware. Ni...

5 Steps to Protect PC from Malware and Hackers

Computers are vulnerable to attacks and malware. When pc security has been compromised, hackers can get access to your personal information. Data recovery service may restore information that has been damaged or deleted, however, the threat of data breaches goes beyond losing data. It is important and a must, therefore, […]

NSA will release a free tool for reverse engineering malware

The NSA has frequently been accused of holding on to info that could potentially improve security, but this time it's being a little less secretive. The agency is planning to release a free reverse engineering tool, GHIDRA, in tandem with the RSA Co...

Malware stalls delivery of LA Times and other major US newspapers

If you still look forward to reading a physical newspaper now and then, you might have been in for a rude surprise this weekend. An unspecified malware strain has attacked Tribune Publishing's network, delaying the release of Saturday editions of at...

FBI and Google dismantle multi-million dollar ad fraud scheme

A massive ad-fraud operation that hijacked nearly two million devices and involved 5,000 counterfeit websites has been dismantled by the FBI, Google and bot-detection firm White Ops. The eight men involved in the scheme are facing charges -- three ha...

Windows’ built-in antivirus tool can run in a secure sandbox

Antivirus programs, by their nature, introduce a degree of risk. Since they have to scan malicious data to stop attacks (and thus need extensive permissions), a piece of malware that exploits antivirus flaws can typically run with impunity. That co...