Mobile security company F-Secure has recently released a report on the status of mobile threats in 2012. The report covers a lot of ground, but the most striking result is that Android is the main platform being targeted by hackers. From the get go, the executive summary of the report picks out Android. Android malware [...]
182 percent. Remember that number if you’re a Windows 7 user. Microsoft themselves announced that Windows 7′s malware infection rate has increased by 182 percent this year. While they are rather specific with the figures, they are not too sure about the underlying reasons.
Tired of all the malware circulating on the Internet? Who isn’t, really? As a Windows user for the longest time (as countless other people), I have learned to deal with these things by making sure the security programs are updated regularly and not being stupid by indiscriminately clicking. Having switched to Mac several years ago, [...]
I’ve heard of malware, but scareware? Apparently, scammers are now playing on the fears of Windows users – fear of viruses and other malware. In order to make money, they dupe people into thinking that their system is suffering from a relentless malware attack, hence the term scareware. As the scammers prey upon those fears, [...]
How worried are you about your security when you go online? AVG, one of the most recognized names in anti-virus protection and Internet security in general, recently conducted a study on the state of online security in various countries. Involved in the study were 144 countries and 127 million systems. AVG collected data relating to [...]