Ransomware – Shadowlock Trojan requires users to fill out survey

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Almost all Ransomware attacks require users to pay money to unlock their computer (unless preferably a removal tool is used from an AV Vendor).   With the new Shadowlock Trojan horse, users must fill out a survey to “unlock” their computer.  The author also created an Easter Egg at the end of the process that plays the musical tones from […]

Facebook – Graphic App Privacy Warning Hoax

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Security researcher Graham Cluley notes a popular hoax circulating on Facebook. Just like email hoaxes, when the message asks you to share this warning with all your friends, it is usually a hoax.  http://grahamcluley.com/2013/07/facebook-graphic-app-privacy-hoax/ QUOTE: More and more Facebook users have been sharing a message warning of a change in Facebook’s privacy settings, and how […]

Mobile Security – Number of Malicious applications grew 614% over past year

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Better protection of mobile devices is an important focal point for corporate and home safety http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9240772/Mobile_malware_mainly_aimed_at_Android_devices_jumps_614_in_a_year The number of mobile malware apps has jumped 614% in the last year, according to studies conducted by McAfee and Juniper Networks.  The Juniper study — its third annual Mobile Threats Report — showed that the majority of attacks […]


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