Be Careful Downloading Clubhouse App On Android

Clubhouse has taken the internet by storm. Or rather, it has taken the iOS ecosystem by storm, since the company has yet to release an Android version of their increasingly popular app. If you’re not sure what all the fuss is about, Clubhouse is an audio chat app that is invitation only. If you get an invite, you can listen …

Another Malware Evolves To Gain Access To More Systems

One of the more disturbing trends this year is that worms are becoming popular among the hackers of the world again. We’ve seen a handful of new malware strains introduced in recent months with worm modules added to their code, allowing them to scan and infect Windows systems connected to the initial source of the infection. That’s bad news for …

Internet Browsers Blocking Some Ports Due To Security Vulnerabilities

If you rely on TCP port 554, you’ll probably want to do a bit of reconfiguration. Last year, security researchers discovered a new version of the NAT Slipstream vulnerability that allowed hackers to deploy malicious scripts in order to bypass a website visitor’s NAT firewall and access any TCP/UDP port on the visitor’s internal network. If this issue sounds vaguely …

Microsoft Expanding Fight Against Macros Based Malware

Macros have been a simple, effective means of spreading malware since the 1990’s, and some hackers still rely on them heavily to ensnare and infect unsuspecting users. It’s a long standing issue that many companies have attempted to address over the years. Now, it seems that it’s Microsoft’s turn at bat again. Recently, the Redmond Giant announced a new integration …

This WordPress Plugin May Have Exposed Websites To Hacks

Is your company’s website built around WordPress? It wouldn’t be much of a surprise if that were the case. 24As the most popular platform on the web, there are tens of millions of WordPress sites out there, both personal and business. One of the things that makes WordPress so attractive is that it’s insanely easy to customize. That is because …

This Malware Might Be Undetectable To Some Antivirus Programs

For a time, a few months ago, it seemed like the gang behind the dreaded Trickbot network and malware was on the ropes. Law enforcement had rocked the group back on its heels and confiscated or shut down large swaths of its network and it appeared that the group wasn’t long for the world. Rumors of their death, it seems, …

Update To Popular Android App Included Malware Infection

Do you use the popular Android app, “Barcode Scanner?” If so, you’re certainly not alone. The app has racked up more than 10 million downloads on Google’s Play Store and is one of the most popular apps in its class. It’s a simple, straightforward bit of code that does exactly what it sounds like it does, which is why so …

Rogue Malware Is An Android Users Worst Nightmare

Security researchers at Check Point have recently identified a new strain of malware that seems to be a Frankenstein’s Monster created by combining two older strains. Dubbed ‘Rogue RAT,’ this deceptively simple bit of malicious code gives anyone who uses it the ability to record your calls, steal your passwords, read all of your messages (text or email) and more. …

Latest Malware Is Targeting Macs And Is Hard To Detect

There was a time when Apple was a niche player in the technology market. As such, one thing Apple users could count on was the fact that they didn’t have to worry much about viruses or malware. Hackers didn’t bother targeting them because there was so much low hanging fruit in the Windows market. Times have changed, and Apple is …

This New Malware Has A Unique Email Offer

The Quaverse Remote Access Trojan–affectionately dubbed QRat–has been with us since at least 2015. It’s a good piece of malware because it’s notoriously difficult to detect and it provides high value information like passwords, sensitive files, screenshots and more. In addition to remotely offloading files, hackers can assume complete control over any infected system. In the malware world, it doesn’t …