Millions Exposed To Ads That Use Images Infected By Malicious Scripts

Antivirus provider ESET released a report on Tuesday stating that its researchers have discovered malicious code residing within advertisements that are currently in rotation on many “reputable” news websites. Since the beginning of October, these malicious ads have been exposed to millions of web surfers who still use Microsoft’s Internet Explorer …

 

Eset Tool to Create a Bootable Antivirus Rescue CD or USB key

ESET SysRescue Live Creator is a handy tool for creating a bootable antivirus rescue CD or USB key.

ESET

There’s no shortage of competition in this area, of course, but Live Creator has one or two useful touches that you might appreciate.

This starts with the download itself. There’s no bulky ISO …

 

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, …