Tagged With Malware

Google Chrome is getting a new feature that blocks misleading and intrusive website notifications


Google blocked an average of 18 million daily malicious coronavirus messages to Gmail users in the past week as hackers try to capitalise on fear and less secure remote-work setups


Facebook just filed a lawsuit against a software engineer who it says was helping scammers dodge its ad-review system and post ads related to coronavirus, cryptocurrency and diet pills



A fake coronavirus tracking app is actually ransomware that threatens to leak social media accounts and delete a phone's storage unless a victim pays $100 in bitcoin


Elon Musk just made a dig at WhatsApp's recent security scandals


A university had to hand out paper passwords to 38,000 students and staff after being hacked



Facebook is suing a Hong Kong ad firm, claiming it hijacked people's accounts to run millions of dollars of deceptive ads


Stop charging your phone like this at the airport, it's not safe


Apple removed 18 harmful apps from the App Store, but some of them are still available for Android users without adware


'Can a Samsung Galaxy S10 get viruses?': Here's what you need to know, and how to troubleshoot an infected device


Chinese officials are forcing tourists to install an invasive app that downloads their texts and scans their phones at the border of one of the most surveilled regions in the country


A Florida city was forced to use pen and paper and pay a $500,000 ransom after hackers took control of its computers



Samsung revealed that it's possible for your smart TV to get a virus, just like a computer. Here's how to make sure your TV isn't infected.


A Windows bug is so bad that even the NSA is urging PC users to update


A scary new hack created by researchers can accurately guess your password by listening to the sound of your fingers tapping the phone screen


A laptop infected with 6 of the most dangerous computer viruses in history was sold at auction to an anonymous buyer for $1.345 million — here's what each virus can do



Can iPads get viruses? Here's what you need to know


How to diagnose and remove any virus from your iPhone


Can iPhones get viruses? Here's what you need to know


More than 500,000 people downloaded games on the Google Play Store that were infected with nasty malware — here are the 13 apps affected