Computer Viruses

May 10, 2018
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Security newsround: May 2018

We round up reporting and research from across the web about the latest security news and developments. This month: police success against cyber villains, the value […]
April 3, 2018

Ransomware reminders force focus on prevention and planning

Ransomware reared its ugly head again recently, with some stark reminders that it’s still a serious business risk. A household name suffered what seemed a major […]
March 7, 2018
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Security newsround: March 2018

We round up reporting and research from across the web about the latest security news. This month: cryptomining attacks increase, data breaches rise in Ireland, the […]
January 5, 2018

Meltdown and Spectre vulnerability guidance

On January 3rd 2018, researchers at Google’s Project Zero team announced vulnerabilities, dubbed Spectre and Meltdown, in modern computer processors (CPUs) which could allow an attacker […]
October 2, 2017
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Local government faces security risks from ransomware, phishing and malicious threats

Local government agencies are firmly in cybercriminals’ sights. Between June 2016 and June 2017, almost nine out of ten (87 per cent) local authorities in the […]
May 6, 2015

This Rombertik-Infested PC Will Self-Destruct In 5 Seconds… Or Not

The guys over at IMF (that’s the Impossible Mission Force, not the financial institution) would, I’m sure, love a piece of malware that could literally destroy the […]
October 17, 2014

Brain And The Next 28 Years Of Malware (Infographic)

Part of getting older is looking at the next generation and marveling at how easy they have things, or their lack of knowledge of key things […]
February 7, 2014

Stand And Deliver, Your Bandwidth And Our Bitcoins

Ransomware is a fairly new phenomenon but one that is becoming increasingly prevalent. Just this morning Brian wrote about how some companies are being held to […]