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Second US town pays up to ransomware hackers  BBC · 3 minutes
Lake City becomes the second Florida town in two weeks to pay up after a ransomware attack. more
Google Play Spotted With More Than 2,000 Malware-Laden Counterfeit Apps: Report  Gadgets 360 · 21 hours
Google Play was seen with over 2,000 apps that were both malware-laden and counterfeits, according to researchers from the University of Sydney and CSIRO’s Data61. more
How a ransomware attack cost one firm £45m  BBC · 1 day
When malicious hackers disable a business and demand a ransom, many firms pay up. But should they? more
Microsoft Warns Users of New Malware Attack via a Disguised Excel Attachment  Gadgets 360 · 1 day
According to security firm Proofpoint, the malicious campaign has been started by a group called TA505. more
The ultimate guide to a clean installation of Windows 10  Windows Central · 6 days
The best way to reinstall, upgrade, or set up a new device with Windows 10 is using a clean installation. Here's the reason why and every step you... more
Bitdefender Antivirus Plus: Quickly stops malware, but is there a catch?  Windows Central · 6 days
Bitdefender stops malware before it has a chance to start downloading. Bitdefender is one of the best antivirus solutions available. It consistently earns near-perfect scores in... more
Protect your PC against malware with this AI-powered software, now just $40  Windows Central · 1 week
Multi-layered, AI-powered protection keeps viruses and malware away from your sensitive data. The Internet is a dangerous place. With just a few lines of... more
Homeland Security has tested a working BlueKeep remote code execution exploit  TechCrunch · 1 week
Homeland Security’s cyber agency says it has tested a working exploit for the BlueKeep vulnerability, capable of achieving remote code execution on a vulnerable device. To... more
Ransomware cyber attacks are targeting large companies and demanding huge payments.  BBC · 1 week
A Norwegian aluminium producer is recovering after hackers took thousands of computers offline and demanded a ransom. more
US Cyber Command powers up attacks against Russia's electrical grid - CNET  CNET · 2 weeks
Aggressive moves to implant malware are both a warning and an effort to enable crippling attacks if necessary, says The New York Times. more
Norton's new AntiVirus Plus impresses by not bogging down your PC  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Symantec's malware protection designed to stop attacks without guzzling your resources. We haven't had a chance to fully test Norton's new 360 computer protection programs, including... more
Protect your PC with this $20 three-year subscription to Zemana AntiMalware  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Detect and remove malware, adware, and ransomware in real time with Zemana AntiMalware. If you own or use a PC, you're faced with the constant threat... more
SecureAnywhere AntiVirus stops 99 percent of malware, but at what cost?  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Features typically not included with antivirus software are present in SecureAnywhere SecureAnywhere AntiVirus by Webroot isn't consistently tested by third-party security labs, but we tested it... more
More than price separates antivirus from internet security software  Windows Central · 2 weeks
Best answer: Both antivirus and internet security programs protect your computer from malware, especially files attempting to download from online, but differ in terms of features. Internet security programs include... more
Baltimore IT head apologizes for ransomware attack response  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Baltimore's chief information technology official has apologized to city leaders for the response to a cyberattack that has crippled the city for a month more
ESET NOD32 Antivirus stops zero-day threats, but does have some setbacks.  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Stops new threats quickly, even if they aren't yet in all the virus databases. ESET NOD32 Antivirus stopped most of the threats we used during our... more
In a rare advisory, NSA urges users to patch BlueKeep flaw  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
The National Security Agency has issued a rare advisory warning users to update their systems to protect against BlueKeep, a new security vulnerability with the capacity... more
Officials probe Baltimore cyberattack, claim of leaked files  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
The city of Baltimore and federal authorities are investigating whether documents posted online are connected to a ransomware attack that hobbled the city's computer network more
McAfee AntiVirus 2019 is excellent malware protection, but it's very basic.  Windows Central · 3 weeks
Stops malware with perfect accuracy without causing slowdown. In the past, McAfee has gotten some slack for being a real resource guzzler and creating a lot... more
Quest Diagnostics says 11.9 million credit cards and medical records skimmed by hackers  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Medical testing giant Quest Diagnostics has confirmed a third-party billing company has been hit by a data breach affecting 11.9 million patients.... more
How Marcin Kleczynski went from message boards to founding anti-malware startup Malwarebytes  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Marcin Kleczynski is a shining example of the American dream. A Polish-born immigrant turned naturalized citizen, Kleczynski grew up in the Chicago suburbs spending... more
Apple macOS security protections can easily bypassed with ‘synthetic’ clicks, researcher finds  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
A security researcher has disclosed a new flaw that undermines a core macOS security feature designed to prevent apps — or malware — from... more
1 Million Computers Still Vulnerable to Major Windows Security Exploit  Gadgets 360 · 4 weeks
Microsoft has warned that nearly one million computers globally are still at risk of malware attack similar to WannaCry that spread worldwide in 2017 causing billions of dollars... more
Microsoft warns users to patch as exploits for ‘wormable’ BlueKeep bug appear  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
Microsoft has issued its second advisory this month urging users to update their systems to prevent a re-run of attacks similar to WannaCry. The... more
Malware-ridden laptop artwork sold for $1.3m  BBC · 4 weeks
The computer contains six well-known strains of malware and was bought by an anonymous bidder. more
Trend Micro Antivirus review: Excellent protection at the cost of usability  Windows Central · 4 weeks
Web reputation technology steers you clear of malicious sites. Trend Micro Antivirus+ Security stopped every malicious file we attempted to download and blocked every phishing scheme... more
Baltimore ransomware attack: NSA faces questions  BBC · 4 weeks
Politicians seek briefings from the US cyber-agency over claims it has links to a ransomware breach. more
‘World's Most Dangerous Laptop’ Is On Sale for $1.2 Million  Gadgets 360 · 1 month
An artist has put up an old laptop, loaded with six of the most dangerous malware known so far, on auction in New York. more
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Fortnite season 9: Chug Splash, Neon Triangle and new Drum Gun leaked - CNET
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Starz’s new series The Rook lacks the magic of the book it adapts
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BMW's most powerful car is an EV prototype named 'Lucy' - Roadshow
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I went to Australia to test out Tesla’s vision of the future
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Why we had to wait for USB-C to get a reversible plug: co-inventor explains
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OxygenOS Open beta for OnePlus 6/6T improves Screen Recorder, Weather, more
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macOS Gatekeeper vulnerability has now been exploited by adware company
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Icelanders tire of disrespectful Instagram influencers
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Original USB plug wasn’t reversible because being cheap was more important
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Apple doubles planned Seattle expansion to 2,000 employees
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Russell T. Davies’ miniseries Years and Years is Black Mirror with a heart
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How to fix missing contacts on Apple Watch
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Raspberry Pi 4 hits the scene with 4K support, ample I/O, still $35
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Why the third launch of SpaceX’s Falcon Heavy rocket has the highest stakes yet
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Latest Apple ads carry message of caring for consumers and the planet [Video]
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Report: Microsoft’s next dual-screen Surface may be able to run Android apps
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Bill Gates says his ‘greatest mistake ever’ was Microsoft losing to Android
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