Tag Archives: Security

Gooligan virus attacks Android users

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If you own an older Android, you might have already experienced the impact of the Gooligan Malware virus. Since August, the infection has struck an estimated 1.3 million Android phones, and it shows no signs of stopping. For those unaware of the Gooligan strain, here are a few key details you need to know right […]

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Gooligan malware wreaks havoc on Android

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Google has to contend with yet another malware attack that targets older Android users. Gooligan is a variation of the very successful Ghost Push malware that infected more than four million phones in 2015. This time the point of attack is the Google account. The malware does not attempt to glean info, but rather to […]

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Predicting cyber-threats in 2017

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As 2017 rolls in, the threat of more formidable cyber attacks looms large. Hackers and the cyber police will spend a lot of time outsmarting each other, while consumers of technology, individuals and businesses alike, anticipate the best security plan that can guarantee they sleep soundly at night. When it comes to defending against cyber-attacks, […]

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New year, new cyber-threats

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Have you had to deal with security issues in the past year? Brace yourself, as there are more to come. For this reason, security experts have become indispensable members of society, who guard tech-dependent individuals and businesses against malicious attacks that pose threats to their privacy and livelihood. As you ring in the new year, […]

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New cyber-threats in 2017 to watch out for

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The New Year is upon us, and with it comes a new batch of cyber threats. As advances are made in the world of technology, businesses anticipate changes that can make life more convenient. But, like snakes slithering into your home, cyber attackers also keep up with technological changes for their own nefarious ends. Knowing […]

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Beware of this iPhone-crashing video

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iPhone users should be careful about opening suspicious videos circulating in the web. Recently, a bug in the form of a five-second MP4 clip has been passed around in online forums and video sharing websites. The brief video seems harmless at first, but when iPhone users unwittingly click on the video link, their phones begin […]

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Protect yourself from this iPhone video bug

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Although iPhone bugs and malware are typically unheard of, there’s one circulating the web that you should be aware of right now. The bug, which was discovered in Reddit, is a brief, five-second video that when played causes your iPhone to freeze and ultimately crash. So far the malicious video’s intentions are still unknown, but […]

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iPhone video bug crashes Apple devices

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Apple iOS users beware — there’s a five-second video that can harm your iPhone. In late November, the brief MP4 clip seemed innocent enough. But after iPhone users played the video, their iPhones began to slow down and eventually crash. Details of the iPhone-killing bug are still being investigated, but here’s what we know so […]

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Android users’ information at risk?

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Android users may have been inadvertently exposed to a major data breach that could have tracked and transmitted a vast amount of information and data from Android devices to hubs and users in China. Some of this data includes call histories and text messages, and various other data that most users would prefer be kept […]

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Android backdoor poses huge security risk

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An issue has recently been identified with Android devices that may put users at risk of being exposed to a massive data security breach. A backdoor in Android devices and operating software makes it possible for personal data to be transmitted and viewed by people in China. So what created this vulnerability? Android devices are […]

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