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Apple approved malware to run within its walled garden
Published in News


For Jobs beheld the serpent and saw that it was good

While the Tame Apple Press likes to bang on how secure Apple’s walled garden of delights is, it turns out that Jobs’s Mob gave high security clearance to a lump of malware.

FBI and NSA reveal Russia’s Linux malware
Published in News


Been developed and deployed

The FBI and NSA have published a joint security alert containing details about a new strain of Linux malware that the two agencies say was developed and deployed in real-world attacks by Russia's military hackers.

Intel bakes malware protection onto its CPU
Published in PC Hardware


Control-Flow Enforcement Technology has been developed with Microsoft

Intel is baking some security into its CPUs that’s designed to thwart software exploits that execute malicious code on vulnerable computers.

Recycling Mac malware makes good sense
Published in News
Tuesday, 03 March 2020 11:57

Recycling Mac malware makes good sense


Saves you lots of time

While Apple fanboys insist that there is no Mac malware out there, a former  National Security Agency former hacker has been recycling mac malware to carry out new missions.

AT&T employees were bribed to plant malware
Published in News
Wednesday, 07 August 2019 11:12

AT&T employees were bribed to plant malware


Unlocked millions of iPhones

The US DoJ has said that AT&T employees took bribes to unlock millions of "super secure" iPhones and to install malware and unauthorised hardware on the company's network.

Shamoon takes out 10 percent of Saipem
Published in News
Friday, 14 December 2018 12:26

Shamoon takes out 10 percent of Saipem


Really dangerous malware

A new variant of the Shamoon malware was discovered on the network of Italian oil and gas contractor Saipem, where it destroyed files on about ten percent of the company's PCs.

Government snoopers deploy malware
Published in News
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 11:53

Government snoopers deploy malware


Spotted in 45 countries

Security researchers have found evidence that a piece of malware peddled as "lawful intercept" software to government agencies has been deployed against victims located in 45 countries.

Bug in Intel chips threatens security
Published in News
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 18:28

Bug in Intel chips threatens security

Wooden flaw

Researchers claim that they have discovered a bug in Intel chips that could compromise system securities.

Wikileaks issues malware claiming it is Turkish expose
Published in News


Looks like this cache is not up to much either

Julian Assange’s Wikileaks is getting so desperate for attention that it is releasing malware claiming that it contains emails from Turkey's ruling AKP political party.

Android Nougat will not boot if you have malware
Published in Mobiles


Compulsory boot check

The newest version of Android has a compulsory boot check which will prevent you starting your phone if you have malware installed.