21-year-old goes to jail for creating RAT software

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The United States Department of Justice has said that the 21-year-old Colton Grubbs had little to no respect for the country’s laws. Colton Grubbs, a man living in Kentucky who had previously admitted to first creating and then selling a RAT or Remote Access Trojan that went by the name of LuminosityLink, now has been …

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Sophos Home Free Review (The Complete Edition With Pictures)

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Pros Free Reasonably good scores in tests related to malicious URL blocking Excellent performance in various phishing protection tests. Above average independent lab results features such as remote management available for users for up to three Mac machines or Windows computers Download protection Cons Lab test results are not up to date and hence old. …

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Do Unaware Malware Victims Exist? In Turkey They Do

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In an always online world, it might seem hard to believe that there are people in this day and age (most of whom live in Turkey, for now) who are incognizant of the fact that their machines have been infected with malware. In other words, they have become unaware malware victims. Recent reports published in …

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Is Ransomware The Biggest Threat To Everyone? Even To Big Tech Companies?

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Well, if a Europol report is to be believed then ransomware is an ugly manifestation of the biggest cyber threat to everyone on the planet. Europol published its annual Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment (IOCTA) report on Thursday and according to the vast research conducted by Europol, it has been revealed that the agency considers …

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12 Million Baht Stolen in the ATM Hack in Thailand

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Financial institutions have always been one of the primary targets for hackers. Cyber criminals and hackers routinely launch massive, organized attacks on financial institutions in an attempt to steal data and money. Most financial institutions, no matter how sophisticated their security network is, are vulnerable to such attacks on a global level. Thailand recently became …

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Latest Cyber Security Threats To look Out For

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Cyber Security Cyber security is an important topic these days, thanks to cyber threats that come in myriad forms: worms, malware, ghostware, machine to machine attacks, jailbreaking and many others. Given the fact that a lot is at stake for whosoever may be affected by these, the fear is understandable as hackers have more sophisticated …

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Top 3 Security Threats to Watch Out Online

Top 3 Security Threats to Watch Out

The way individuals and organizations use connected technologies day-to-day is evolving all of the time. As the inevitable march of digital progression continues, hackers and cyber criminals identify more ways to access our data, sabotage systems and generally cause havoc. With this in mind, it’s unsurprising that 2015 was the worst year on record for …

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How to Prevent Mobile Malware

How to prevent mobile 'Malware'

Malware is short for Malicious softWare, which is designed to damage or even disrupt the computer. The array of malware ranges from spyware to key loggers; some are for financial malware and includes ransomware. Protection against Malware is ‘anti-malware’ products in the simplistic terms, and there we have it.  Not much of an article though …

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Singapore banking users on Android hit by hidden malware in WhatsApp update

50 Android users hit by the hidden malware in WhatsApp update in Singapore

A warning has been issued by the ABS (Association of Banks in Singapore) regarding an application update for the popular messaging app WhatsApp, not instigated by the application maker, that is pointing to the smartphone banking customers. On Tuesday morning (Dec 1), ABS stated in a briefing, over the past three months, almost 50 Android …

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Protecting Elderly from Scams, Malware and Other Online Threats

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It is needless to state that the elderly (let it be parents or grandparents) are not that much capable of dealing with technology as the younger people in the world today. This leads to significant problems occurring, as elderly try to cope with the demands of technology and bump into huge walls. As they’re not …

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