Be careful, it is The Season for Cyber Criminals

With the end of the year, the volume of internet sales increases drastically due to Black Friday, Cyber Monday, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve. Cyber criminals also increase their activity on these dates, as they want to go unnoticed in the high number of transactions.

The Season for Cyber Criminals

For that reason, you must be aware of the threats you are exposed to in …

 

Experts Offer Tips To Avoid Hackers

Avoid Hackers Tips To Avoid Hackers & Viruses from Local Computer Experts Offer
Rafael Moreno, Texas A&M University Computer Science Major and organizer of TAMUHack, one of the largest “hackathons” to ever take place on the Texas A&M University campus says hacking isn’t as complicated as many may think. “One of the ways I …
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Android Trojan – Android malware locks up mobile data and demands a ransom

Simplocker Android malware,  New strain of criminal software asks for payment to unlock files on SD cards, but is so far confined to Ukrainian region

Android Trojan

Simplocker is targeting Android owners in the Ukraine. Photograph: ESET

A fresh strain of criminal software has been discovered encrypting the data of Android smartphone owners, then demanding payment to unlock it.

The Simplocker ransomware …

 

Linksys Router Users Malware (worm) Warning

The following routers may be vulnerable depending on firmware version: E4200, E3200, E3000, E2500, E2100L, E2000, E1550, E1500, E1200, E1000,E900

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A malicious new worm has been detected in more than 1,000 Linksys home and small-office routers, according to researchers at the SANS Institute of Bethesda, Md.

Nicknamed “TheMoon” because its code includes HTML pages referring to the 2009 science-fiction movie …

 

Personal Computer Security, The Threats and Solutions

personalcomputersecurityWhen it comes to computer security, many of us live in a bubble of blissful ignorance. We might be vigilant and never open email attachments from people we don’t know, we might take care to make sure an eCommerce site is secure before entering our credit card information, or we might even go so far as to install a standard …