Category Archives: Adware & Spyware

Did you know that 34% of all malware that has ever existed was created in 2010 alone? A recent annual report includes startling facts like these, as well as other insight into the status of malware in the year 2010.

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As people look for information or video online, it’s important that they understand that cyber-criminals may be using this opportunity to find more victims. This is just another example of how cybercriminals capitalize on global events or major news stories … Continue reading

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Malware production has increased and web-based PDF attacks are on the rise, according to the Symantec Global Internet Threat Report for 2009. This important report “provides an annual overview and detailed analysis of Internet threat activity, malicious code, and known … Continue reading

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Any social interaction online can make someone the target of a predator looking to make a profit, and online gaming is no exception, despite the close-knit community of users. There are a number of ways to manipulate gamers, compromising both … Continue reading

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Evgeny Legerov is wrapping up his month of 0day awareness. We are mid-way through his week of database 0day on the Intevydis blog: “[January 25 - February 1] – week of database bugs, inspired by our research for DBJIT Toolset, … Continue reading

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There is an infinite number of ways to calculate 2010, here is a fairly fun list of some of them. The past year showed massive numbers of malware being run on systems across the globe. Behind the malware was an … Continue reading

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There may be some copyright issues with this spoof, but it’s nice to see that they are putting security first:

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PCMag.com published a review of Threatfire alongside a handful of other competing “non-signature anti-malware” products. They gave us the “PCMag Editors’ Choice” award and 4.5 stars out of five. I love seeing statements like this one from reviewer Neil Rubenking: … Continue reading

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