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Relive Your 90s Technology Catastrophes In The Malware Museum

The early internet was truly a technological frontier, ripe with amazing ideas and equally amazing malware. Now, pesky code that used to attack your plastic, beige internet box is safely stored in The Malware Museum. Best part? Admission is free.


Scared Of Cryptolocker? Install Malwarebytes' New Anti-Ransomware Software

If you’re a computer professional, or even just the girl or guy that sits in front of a screen all day, then ransomware is one of the most annoying developments in your life over the last four or five years. Malware like CryptoLocker and CryptoWall can lock you out of your computer and its files entirely, until you pay up — and it’s hard to combat. Malwarebytes has a new piece of anti-ransomware software in beta that should stop your system from becoming infected.


Ukraine Power Outages Caused By Malware, Say Researchers

On December 23, a large swathe of Ukraine suffered a massive power outage. This week, it’s come to the light that it could have been the result of destructive malware.


Hyatt Admits To Finding Malware On Its Payment Systems

If you’ve stayed at a Hyatt recently, you may want to check your bank statements. The chain has admitted that it’s identified malware on the computers that are used to operate payment processing for its hotels.


Most Complex Cash Register Malware Ever Is Out To Steal Your Money And ID

A new kind of point-of-sale malware, which uses multiple layers of obfuscation and encryption to cover its tracks, has been identified by security researchers — and is being help up as the most complex software of its kind yet to be identified in the wild.


Comcast Blames Customers After Apparent Hack

Comcast, American multinational company and owner of NBC, is one of the most hated companies in America. What’s worse is that it can’t stop doing infuriating things. This week in Reasons Comcast Sucks, an apparent hack led about 200,000 customers accounts showing up for sale online.


Newly Discovered Breed Of Android Malware Is Almost Impossible To Remove

Security researchers have come across a new kind of Android malware, which purports to be a well-known app but then exposes your phone to root attacks — and is virtually impossible to remove.


The Grey Area In Grey Imports: How I Bought A OnePlus 2 From Kogan That Was Loaded With Malware

The story of how I found malware on my ‘brand new’ OnePlus 2 from Kogan.


Can Malware Do Good?

Rather than doing harm, new malware Linux.Wifatch has actually infected and upgraded the security in 10,000+ routers. It even prompts users to update weak passwords. But is it totally above board or is there more going on?


Apple Is Cleaning The App Store Of Its First Major Malware Attack

Apple cleaned the App Store of apps containing malware today, having discovered a long con that saw developers using infected software tools, inadvertently turning their legit apps into data-collection tools for hackers.


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