Gooligan Affects More than 1 Million Google Accounts, Here is How you Can Stay Safe

Gooligan Affects More than 1 Million Google Accounts, Here is How you Can Stay Safe

After Stagefright and Quadrooter it’s now Gooligans turn to haunt the Android users. The latest malware has already affected a total of one million Google accounts and it breaches the security of Android by automatically rooting your phone, stealing email addresses and also the authentication tokens associated with it. Coming to think of it the attackers can access a multitude […]

     
 
 

3.2-Million Debit Cards Allegedly Compromised in India due to a Malware Attack

3.2-Million Debit Cards Allegedly Compromised in India due to a Malware Attack

The threat of Malware always lurks around us smartphone and PC users but what if the Malware manages to steal your Debit card details right at the ATM. Well, this is exactly what happened after a new wave of Malware attack has successfully breached into 3.2 million debit cards. Expected to be the country’s biggest breach of financial credentials yet. […]

     
 
 

Android Encryption is Vulnerable and Google Isn’t the One to Blame

Android Encryption is Vulnerable and Google Isn’t the One to Blame

The one topic of criticism Android could never outrun despite Google’s constant efforts has to be security and user data integrity. Threats have always managed to break into the most popular mobile operating system impacting, as a result, privacy at an exceedingly large scale. Whether it’s Hummingbird installing deceptive apps on over 10 Million devices or Stagefright relinquishing control over […]

 
     
 
 

Apple is Cleaning up the App Store in Wake of a Major Malware Attack

Apple is Cleaning up the App Store in Wake of a Major Malware Attack

Apple has been always perceived to have set a greater degree of security measures and policies when it comes to app publishers on App Store. In fact, security is one of the reasons some buyers skip Android and go for an Apple product. This belief has taken a beating as Apple has disclosed, after several Cyber security firms aptly pointed […]

     
 
 

Yahoo Website Eclipsed With One of the Largest Malvertising Attack

Yahoo Website Eclipsed With One of the Largest Malvertising Attack

Just when we thought that we have heard enough about malware and ransomware, Yahoo’s advertising network is reportedly hit by a malware. Hackers seem to have exploited an Adobe Flash bug in order to gain access to Yahoo’s ad network and install malware on the computers of users that visited Yahoo sites. According to Siliconrepublic, the malware was planted across […]

     
 
 

Windows 10 Malware Holds the User’s System for Ransom

Windows 10 Malware Holds the User’s System for Ransom

Microsoft’s Windows 10 can easily qualify as the hottest thing in the tech right now and as a matter of fact, it is already being targeted by hackers. Cisco security researchers have been warning users against opening the e-mail attachments which reportedly appear as if sent by Microsoft. Malwares are nothing new for Windows users but this one boasts of […]

     
 
 

Facebook Partners with Kaspersky to Launch a new Malware Removal Tool

Facebook Partners with Kaspersky to Launch a new Malware Removal Tool

Facebook is the world’s largest online social network, which makes it a very attractive target for hackers and other malevolent parties. We’ve talked about quite a few Facebook scams here on Technology Personalized, so by now you probably know that these are quite serious, as there is a big risk of getting your computer infected with malware if you fall prey. There […]

     
 
 

Can your Webcam be Hacked and Overtaken?

Even cops can be spied

Not long ago I believed that those being paranoid around their webcams are simply crazy. There was no reason in the world to convince me that laptop webcams, or even plain units attached could have been silently hacked and used as spying toys, for the amusement or malevolence of others. In my simple mind, such process should have required brute […]

     
 
 

How to Recover your PC After Malware Infection

How to Recover your PC After Malware Infection

The Internet is a dangerous place, and if you are not careful, you can infect your computer with all sorts of viruses, worms or other harmful programs. And if you browse lots of websites and download lots of files, chances are that you have infected your computer at least once before. It’s common knowledge that it is far easier to […]

 
     
 
 

How to Remove Deep Rooted Viruses on Windows

How to Remove Deep Rooted Viruses on Windows

There are a lot of viruses that manage to mess the day for thousands of users, even after usual cleaning methods, like resorting to an anti-malware or anti-virus kit. Usually, this specific category of infections integrates root viruses, because they can be found in the root of the operating system and they cannot be cleansed with usual methods. Today, we are going […]