Posts Tagged 'malware'

The word hacker has a pretty negative connotation. It brings to mind other words like cybercriminal, thief, and malicious. It’s easy to see why hacker has a bad rep. The news is full of stories about hackers stealing data from large companies and the government. Hackers are the bad guys. But are they? Tesla just […]

Some applications go too far in their attempt to get installed on users systems. Many of these fall into the potential unwanted program (PUP) category. One of these is MegaRapido, which primarily targets Brazilians. A recent sample we tested tries to connect to protectmedia.net, which is already marked as suspicious by McAfee SiteAdvisor. Instead of […]

Where certain flamboyant IPOs and mergers might lead one to think advanced malware was a solved problem, Black Hat demonstrated just the opposite. This year, we uncovered that security experts are still spending days and weeks of each month dealing with advanced malware. In response to this realization, they acknowledge they need more than a […]

August may mean the last days of summer vacation and start of back to school for some, but for die hard NFL fans it also means the return of football (American football that is). And for many this also means the start of their fantasy football league. And though these fantasy teams are not real, […]

Hey guys! I’m Bradi, and this is the Scan, bringing you the security news you need to become popular and successful. StubHub Thieves Snubbed Six men are facing money laundering, identity theft and other charges for ripping off StubHub for a million dollars’ worth of fraudulent e-tickets. The thieves used stolen account info and stolen […]