I recently conducted an informal survey among ten of my Mac-user friends. The results revealed a truth both unsurprising and frightening at the same time. I was asking how many had ever taken steps to secure their home networks. The answer, I learned, …
Wednesday’s Mr. Robot episode, eps3.7_dont-delete-me.ko, lacked hacks, but delivered a side of Elliot we we’ve never really seen before, a more compassionate Elliot. The episode’s theme was deletion.
Hackers have wormed their way into the Google Play Store, as evidenced by the recent BankBot malware trickery. Simple dummy apps doubled as Trojan horses, and once an unsuspecting user downloaded these flashlight or solitaire apps, they also downloaded…
In today’s business climate, SMBs (small and medium-sized businesses) are relying more heavily than ever on their managed services providers (MSPs). Keeping the company’s network running in tiptop shape is still the prime directive, but the methods to maintain it have evolved. Cybersecurity services have become a necessary part of the equation. Some MSPs have already adapted to this growing trend and discovered that delivering managed security services has enhanced their own business just as much as their client’s.
By now we’ve demystified the myth that Macs are impervious to harm. The cybercrime world has caught up to the technology, and no computer — PC nor Mac — is safe. We have recently discussed some growing Mac concerns, like the rise in adware attacks and a full system slowdown caused by too much clutter, but now we need to talk about something even more malicious: Ransomware.
If you’re reading the Avast blog, chances are you’re not the type to sleep off your tryptophan coma camped outside of Walmart the night of Thanksgiving . . . AKA Black Friday Eve. We’re guessing you feel most at home shopping online, because, well, you’re still at home. (Quick public service message—never do your online shopping over public Wi-Fi. Keep your private details on your private network. If you MUST shop over public Wi-Fi, use a VPN to keep you safe.)
I don’t know about you guys, but this episode was an emotional one for me. As happy as I was to see Leon back, chatting away about Frasier and Knight Rider, I knew no good could come out of him being back.
Last month, AV-Comparatives recognized our new Antivirus Pro Plus software as effective protection against malware and as an ideal fit for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs). This high-level of threat detection is also standard in each of our new…
A little late, but better than never: Avast’s Mr. Robot Review eps3.5_kill-pr0cess.inc.
Co-authored with Niels Croese (SfyLabs) and Lukas Stefanko (ESET)