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Most Banned Cities: Skylines Mods Did Not Have Malware, Dev Says

Colossal Order has put out a statement addressing a number of recently banned Cities: Skylines mods that were recently removed from the Steam Workshop. Cities: Skylines is one of the better city-…

February 14, 2022 | 03:16 EST

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Video Games Infected With Malware By Tools Infecting Players

In a story from Wired's Andy Greenberg, the website reported a concerning development in cybersecurity. Rather than target a lone device or network, hackers are targeting companies distributing codes…

April 25, 2019 | 04:04 EDT

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Wannacry Ransomware Decrypters WannaKey & WannaKiwi Released

Two separate decryption tools to get around the encryption scheme used in the Wannacry ransomware have been released as reported by The Hacker News. WannaCry (also known as Wcry or Wanna) makes use…

May 19, 2017 | 08:52 EDT

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NSA-Derived Ransomware WannaCry Shuts Down Computers Worldwide

A ransomware derived in part from NSA tools publicly leaked last month has shut down computers around the world recently. The ransomware is known as WannaCry, WCry, or simply Wanna. According to an…

May 14, 2017 | 12:00 EDT

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Ransomeware Turns Your Files Into The High Score Prize In Anime Shoot-'em-up

What's worse than having your files held hostage by ransomware? Having them held hostage until you can score 200,000,000 points in an anime shoot-'em-up is probably not the answer you had in mind,…

April 8, 2017 | 09:30 EDT


Spotify Free Ads Briefly Contained Malware

Malicious software is a genuine threat people have to deal with when they go online. While most virus scanners usually offer more than enough protection from the more nefarious viruses, there are…

October 6, 2016 | 10:30 EDT

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Skycure Report Shows Rising Threat to Enterprise Devices

The mobile security firm Skycure has released its Mobile Threat Intelligence report for Q1 2016. The report shows that malware and other threats directed at mobile devices are on the rise. Skycure…

June 30, 2016 | 09:00 EDT

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Malwarebytes is blocking access to two torrent sites

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is an application designed to keep your computer secure by scanning for and removing malware as well as monitoring incoming data so that any threats can be eliminated before…

July 20, 2015 | 11:31 EDT


Android Malware on the Rise, 4,900 New Malware Strains Discovered Daily

A new report released by G Data Software reveals the astounding rise of malware on the Android platform. During the first quarter of 2015, analysts at G Data discovered 440,267 new strains of malware…

July 9, 2015 | 12:25 EDT

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Malware Can Spy on You When Your Phone Is Turned Off

A new piece of malware is spreading through Chinese app stores, reports AVG, and has already infected tens of thousands of Android devices. This malware, called the PowerOffHijack, can perform many…

February 23, 2015 | 04:45 EST


Kaspersky Lab Publishes Malware Report

Kaspersky Lab published a report in February on a set of malware utilized by a “sophisticated threat actor” code named the Equation Group. The threat actor earned the name Equation Group based on its…

February 19, 2015 | 09:15 EST

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Android app scams users out of real money

Millions of Android users visit the Google Play store daily, and if you’re one of them (which is likely), it would be best to take heed of a recent Avast malware detection. According to Avast’s…

March 11, 2014 | 06:31 EDT

Microsoft Extends Windows XP Support...again [Corrected]

This time Microsoft is in fact not extending support for the Operating System itself, but for its security suite, Microsoft Security Essentials (MSE). Previously, we and other sites reported it was…

January 16, 2014 | 03:49 EST