GoldenEye Ransomware – a game changer

GoldenEye Ransomware – a game changer

Ransomware is vicious malware that locks users out of their devices or blocks access to files until a sum of money or ransom is paid. Ransomware attacks cause downtime, data loss, possible intellectual property theft, and in particular industries, a ransomware attack...
CloudFlare warns of another massive botnet

CloudFlare warns of another massive botnet

DDoS attacks on the horizon as White House cybersecurity report issues recommendations CloudFlare has warned of another massive botnet that appears to be ramping up and targeting the US West Coast. In a blog post, the content delivery network said it has been watching...
Find out if your Google account has been hacked

Find out if your Google account has been hacked

Check to see if your Android device has been hit by Gooligan and what to do if it has. The Gooligan malware attack targeting Android devices has infected more than a million Google accounts and growing by 13,000 new users a day. It affects devices running Android 4...
Steps to Avoid a CryptoWall or CryptoLocker Infection

Steps to Avoid a CryptoWall or CryptoLocker Infection

The big words in malware these days are CryptoLocker and CryptoWall, the two variants of an emerging group of malware known as “ransomware.” That term is a very apt categorization of what this type of malicious software does: it holds your data and files hostage,...
Hackers steal millions of Minecraft passwords

Hackers steal millions of Minecraft passwords

Hackers have stolen login data for more than seven million members of the Minecraft site Lifeboat. Lifeboat lets members run servers for customized, multiplayer maps for the smartphone edition of Minecraft. There is evidence that the stolen information, including...