Categories

Monthly Archives: April 2014

Sideloading Apps is a Dangerous Game

Want to play a game on your Kindle that’s not in the Amazon App Store? Downloading the APK file outside of the Store will surely give you malware.

Automating Malware Analysis with Cuckoo Sandbox

Cuckoo Sandbox is a powerful tool used for rapid analysis of malicious files.

Cyber-crooks continue to use Microsoft Azure’s web hosting service to house phishing websites, like this one targeting Apple users.

A Week in Security (April 20 – 26)

The top security news for the week of April 20 to 26.

A new zero-day affecting Internet Explorer 6 to 11 on all Windows OS discovered. It’s also the first ‘official’ Zero-Day post Windows XP’s EOL.

Return of the Illuminati Spam Mails…of Doom!

More Illuminati-themed spam.

Brows(er)ing for Updates

Updating software is important to keep your PC safe and secure, but programs don’t tend to tell you to update inside a web browser.

“The Smart Girl’s Guide To Privacy”— A Review

It’s World Book Day. And what better way to celebrate then to review a book about online privacy and how to keep your private info private.

A Penguin in XP’s Clothing

Got an aging computer? Still on Windows XP? No problem. Here’s an alternative that still allows you to keep that lovable XP theme.

Dwayne Johnson – AKA The Rock – is being targeted by a rather grim Facebook scam.

25 Years and our computers are still…

From Ghostball to the nVir virus to Reveton and CryptoLocker, here’s a look back at the last 25 years in cyber security.

Fake World Cup emails will drag you into a 419 scam. Stay on the ball.

Reviewing last week’s security blog posts and news.

Phishers Bypass Steam Guard Protection

Scammers have come up with a somewhat novel way to try and get around Steam Guard to steal your account.

Informing their users about a potential breach is the right thing to do. However, GearBox executed it poorly by including a direct reset link within the email.

A fake CNN account spams you with weight loss “news”

The infamous Netflix scam resurfaces again along with a AOL, Comcast, CenturyLink, etc phishing pages urging the user to call a 1-800 number.

Scammers take advantage of World of Warcraft’s alpha testing of their new Warlords of Draenor likely to bait very eager victims of the series.

Apple ID Phish Goes Horribly Wrong

Sometimes scammers get it right and pull off extremely clever, subtle phish attacks. Other times it’s so wrong that you’re left scratching your head.

A Week in Security (April 6 – 12)

In case you missed it, here’s a week’s worth of security news for April 6-12.

1 2

Subscribe to our YouTube Channel