If You’re Not Using Antivirus Software, You’re Not Paying Attention – Tempemail

Stop tempting fate and take a look at our picks for the best antivirus programs on the market today. Every year there are billions of malware attacks worldwide. And these threats are constantly evolving. So if you are not currently using antivirus software, or you still rely on some free Continue Reading

Beware of Fake Amnesty International Antivirus for Pegasus that Hacks PCs with Malware – Tempemail

In yet another indicator of how hacking groups are quick to capitalize on world events and improvise their attack campaigns for maximum impact, threat actors have been discovered impersonating Amnesty International to distribute malware that purports to be security software designed to safeguard against NSO Group’s Pegasus surveillanceware. “Adversaries have Continue Reading

Antivirus Pioneer John McAfee Found Dead in Spanish Jail – Tempemail

Controversial mogul and antivirus pioneer John McAfee on Wednesday died by suicide in a jail cell in Barcelona, hours after reports that he would be extradited to face federal charges in the U.S. McAfee was 75. He is said to have died by hanging “as his nine months in prison Continue Reading

DroidMorph Shows Popular Android Antivirus Fail to Detect Cloned Malicious Apps – Tempemail

A new research published by a group of academics has found that anti-virus programs for Android continue to remain vulnerable against different permutations of malware, in what could pose a serious risk as malicious actors evolve their toolsets to better evade analysis. “Malware writers use stealthy mutations (morphing/obfuscations) to continuously Continue Reading

Malware Can Use This Trick to Bypass Ransomware Defense in Antivirus Solutions – Tempemail

Researchers have disclosed significant security weaknesses in popular software applications that could be abused to deactivate their protections and take control of allow-listed applications to perform nefarious operations on behalf of the malware to defeat anti-ransomware defenses. The twin attacks, detailed by academics from the University of Luxembourg and the Continue Reading

New Flaws in Top Antivirus Software Could Make Computers More Vulnerable – Tempemail

Cybersecurity researchers today disclosed details of security vulnerabilities found in popular antivirus solutions that could enable attackers to elevate their privileges, thereby helping malware sustain its foothold on the compromised systems. According to a report published by CyberArk Labs today and shared with The Hacker News, the high privileges often Continue Reading

Microsoft Brings Defender Antivirus for Linux, Coming Soon for Android and iOS – Tempemail

Almost within a year after releasing Microsoft Defender Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) for macOS computers, Microsoft today announced a public preview of its antivirus software for various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, RHEL, CentOS and Debian. If this news hasn’t gotten you excited yet… Microsoft is also planning to soon release Continue Reading

Anti-virus maker Avast shutters data harvester Jumpshot – Security- Tempemail

Czech multinational  Avast has decided to wind down its data harvesting subsidiary Jumpshot after mounting concerns over the latter company’s business of on-selling user information, some of which was gathered from the security vendor’s software. Avast chief executive Ondrej Vlcek apologised for hurting people’s feelings and putting in doubt whether Continue Reading

Avast’s free antivirus solution tracks users online to mine data for companies like Microsoft, Pepsi, and Google

Why it matters: Most people use antivirus software to make sure they get some much needed privacy and security protections while using their PCs online. However, free security suites can sometimes hoard your browsing data and other details and sell them to third parties. This is the case even with Continue Reading

Snatch Ransomware Reboots Windows in Safe Mode to Bypass Antivirus

Cybersecurity researchers have spotted a new variant of the Snatch ransomware that first reboots infected Windows computers into Safe Mode and only then encrypts victims’ files to avoid antivirus detection. Unlike traditional malware, the new Snatch ransomware chooses to run in Safe Mode because in the diagnostic mode Windows operating Continue Reading