A Florida city agreed to pay $600,000 in ransom to hackers who took over its computer system, the latest in thousands of attacks worldwide aimed at extorting money from governments and businesses.
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.
The most recent Windows patch, released April 9, seems to have done something (still to be determined) that’s causing problems with anti-malware software.
A powerful form of malware which can be used to distribute threats including Trojans, ransomware and malicious cryptocurrency mining software has been updated with a new technique which has rarely been seen in the wild.
A group of researchers from the University of Washington has shown for the first time that it’s possible to encode malicious software into physical strands of DNA.
Amid a desperate situation on Friday in which hundred of thousands of WannaCry ransomware attacks pelted computers in nearly 100 countries, one stroke of good fortune hit, too. As the malware analysis expert who calls himself MalwareTech rushed to examine the so-called WannaCry strain, he stumbled on a way to stop it from locking computers and slow its spread. All it took was ten bucks, and a little luck.