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Avast app earns top marks, 138 others called out as deceptive

Avast earned 100%, but these 138 other security apps are considered “risky.”

22 March 2019 min read

Malware with more might and other weekly security news

perex__ An infamous cybergang, a notorious botnet, and new phishing scams continue to do their best to ruin your day.

An infamous cybergang, a notorious botnet, and new phishing scams continue to do their best to ruin your day.

22 March 2019 min read

Gearbest might be the worst

perex__ Payment info and other personal data belonging to millions of e-commerce customers have been found unsecured on the web.

Payment info and other personal data belonging to millions of e-commerce customers have been found unsecured on the web.

15 March 2019 min read

ICE under fire, SimBad the epic malware, and more weekly news

perex__ The ACLU accuses ICE of skirting the law, over 200 malware-infected Android apps are discovered, a bank bot gets a major evil upgrade, and more.

The ACLU accuses ICE of skirting the law, over 200 malware-infected Android apps are discovered, a bank bot gets a major evil upgrade, and more.

15 March 2019 min read

Phishing scam fakes Facebook

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This tricky scam is at large and fooling iOS users — stay alert and don’t fall for it.

12 March 2019 min read

The End of Coinhive; The end of cryptojacking?

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Will Coinhive’s end lead to the end of browser-based cryptomining and cryptojacking?

8 March 2019 min read

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New cybersecurity tools take a bite out of cybercrime

perex__ Chronicle teams up with Avast on a new platform and the NSA gives a gift to the cybersecurity community plus more security news.

Chronicle teams up with Avast on a new platform and the NSA gives a gift to the cybersecurity community plus more security news.

8 March 2019 min read

Chronicle, a new Alphabet Company, partners with Avast

perex__ The power of joining forces to tackle the most difficult cybersecurity problems

The power of joining forces to tackle the most difficult cybersecurity problems

4 March 2019 min read

Coinhive buzzes off

perex__ The most popular cryptomining service closes its virtual doors over drops in coin value and other industry changes.

The most popular cryptomining service closes its virtual doors over drops in coin value and other industry changes.

1 March 2019 min read

Data breach chaos and a new spooky Spectre

perex__ In this week’s cybernews, TurboTax responds to breach claims, your WebEx meeting could be at risk, and a new threat haunts processing chips.

In this week’s cybernews, TurboTax responds to breach claims, your WebEx meeting could be at risk, and a new threat haunts processing chips.

1 March 2019 min read

Internet infrastructure under attack

perex__ ICANN warns that attackers are working to undermine the DNS infrastructure of the internet.

ICANN warns that attackers are working to undermine the DNS infrastructure of the internet.

26 February 2019 min read

Triple breach week

perex__ Not one, not two, but three data breaches this week...plus some real bad ads.

Not one, not two, but three data breaches this week...plus some real bad ads.

22 February 2019 min read