DoubleClick, Zedo Found Serving Malware: Last.fm, Other Publishers Infected

by Alex - on Sep 22nd 2014 - Comments Off
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Researchers at Malwarebytes have identified malicious code serving through advertisements from Google’s DoubleClick ad servers and the Zedo advertising platform. The Times of Israel and The Jerusalem Post ads were among the sites serving infected advertisements with the Zemot malware, along with the music site Last.fm. Advertisements...

PlayOnLinux 4.2.5 Brings Debian 8 Compatibility and More

by Alex - on Sep 22nd 2014 - Comments Off
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PlayOnLinux, a software that uses Wine (Wine is not an emulator) and that allows users to easily install and use numerous games and apps designed to run with Microsoft Windows, has been updated to version 4.2.5 and comes with a few very important improvements. PlayOnLinux serves the same purpose as Wine, although it uses a much friendlier...

Emma Watson Threatened with Intimate Photos Leaked by Hackers

by Alex - on Sep 22nd 2014 - Comments Off
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Emma Watson is the actress famous for playing Hermione in the “Harry Potter” movies. Over the years, she’s forged an image as a talented yet humble actress, who is very beautiful and very classy. She has also gained cult following on the internet and she is one of the most sought-after actresses in terms of intimate leaks, simply...

“Transformers: Age of Extinction” Becomes Most Pirated Movie of the Week

by Alex - on Sep 22nd 2014 - Comments Off
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We have a new ruler of the most pirated movies list. After “Maleficent” managed to take the lead once more, it’s now time for “Transformers: Age of Extinction” to take over. This is the first new entry of the week and tells a lot about the interest people show in Michael Bay’s movies, even if this is the fourth in the series...

British hackers as young as 16 calling themselves ISIS face extradition to U.S.

by Alex - on Sep 22nd 2014 - Comments Off
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A team of British computer hackers as young as 16 who call themselves ‘Isis’ were today facing extradition to the US for allegedly threatening to carry out school massacres. Investigators suspect three people in the UK – two of whom are said to be in Scotland – are linked to more than 12 hoax calls threatening mass murder, hostage...

Windows 9 Beta Could Crash Apple’s Mac OS X Yosemite Launch Party

by Alex - on Sep 22nd 2014 - Comments Off
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October is going to be a really important date for the operating system industry as the two most important companies in the desktop OS industry are planning to bring their latest products to the market and show the world the latest features they have been working on. Microsoft is set to host its very first Windows 9 event on September...

Cybercrime costs $445 billion a year but that might be the least of it

by Alex - on Sep 4th 2014 - Comments Off
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Cybercrime cost the global economy a staggering-sounding $445 billion in economic losses in 2013, a McAfee-sponsored report from the Center for Stategic and International Studies (CSIS) has estimated, yet another depressing and quotable benchmark telling us that things aren’t going well. Despite the imposing numbers, the CSIS analysis...

Stealthy Malware Leaves No File on the System

by Alex - on Sep 3rd 2014 - Comments Off
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A new cyber-attack has been spotted to be launched by Angler exploit kit, a memory-residing malware that creates no file on the victim’s computer. The threat is delivered via a drive-by download and the code is injected straight into the web browser process, leaving no trace of the infection. French malware researcher Kafeine discovered...