Archive for the 'Spyware' Category

More Scareware going around–Fake disk errors and hidden files.

More security news. There is another round of Scareware/Trojans going around that trick users into infecting their machines http://bit.ly/zqaBJK and then ransoming a fix for money. This new threat, named "Trojan.HiddenFilesFraud.A" by Bitdefender’s researchers, hides all files and folders on your machine and disables some standard keyboard shortcuts so you can’t un-hide them. To further […]

Your iPhone Is Secretly Tracking Everywhere You’ve Been

I am not sure how many have heard about or actually even care. But, this does sound scary as sh*t to me! It’s time that we as consumers have more choice on what information we choose to ‘share’ with providers and vendors. Things like this should be disclosed to consumers. “Security researchers have discovered that […]

Mac OS X Trojan catches Sophos’ eye

Two very recent article point out what most security people know and the rest should know – NO technology, especially computers connected to any network, are completely secure! An article here points this out: "It appears there is a new backdoor Trojan in town and it targets users of Mac OS X. As even the malware […]