Zscaler’s ThreatLabZ team recently uncovered 17 adware apps in Google Play. These are apps that run unwanted ads on your device and collect your data for marketing purposes. Unfortunately, these apps were downloaded around 120,000 times before Google was able to remove them. Here’s a list of the adware apps that have been identified, and […]
Because the Android operating system is open source, it’s easy for programmers to customize it and develop apps for it. But its main strength is also a weakness — criminals can easily access programming codes, find vulnerabilities, and distribute malware through Android apps. Fortunately, there are ways to rid your Android devices of malware should […]
Every year, the number of malware attacks on small businesses increases. Symantec’s 2018 Internet Security Threat Report found that between 2017 and 2018, malware increased by 54%.
The term “malware” covers a number of different malicious programs, including ransomware, spyware, viruses, worms, Trojan horses and more.
Through the years, Apple products have shown resistance to different kinds of malware that Microsoft computers weren’t able to dodge. This, however, does not mean that Macs are invulnerable. Here are some threats you should watch out for to keep your Mac protected. What are the threats that can affect your Mac? There are several […]
Just because you don’t hear much about cyberthreats involving smartphones doesn’t mean they don’t exist. At a time when phones are being used for an increasing variety of business and everyday tasks, ignoring the possibility of a mobile cyberattack could be disastrous. Mobile malware MO Mobile malware can be just as harmful to a business’s […]
Amidst the current climate of malware, hacks, and phishing scams, companies must take precautions when accessing the internet. Without safeguards, browsers that you or your employees use are vulnerable to cyberattacks that may cripple productivity and profit. Here are steps that your company should take to browse the net safely. Prevent browser tracking If you […]
Fifteen apps were recently removed from Google Play following a Sophos report that identified them to contain malicious adware code. These apps are designed to serve users with unwanted advertisements and collect marketing-type data about them. If you think you’re one of the 1.3 million users worldwide who downloaded at least one of these apps, […]
The big idea behind jailbreaking an iPad is to go around the restrictions Apple imposes on how you can use and control your device. Jailbreaking your iPad can be a rewarding experience, as it boosts your device’s functionality in many ways. However, it does have some serious disadvantages that you should consider before you decide to […]
Slow performance and bugs are telltale signs that your Mac is infected with malware. If left unchecked, malware can give hackers a backdoor into your system, steal data, and cause irreparable damage to your company. The best thing you can do against a malware attack is to address it as quickly as possible. Here’s how. […]
In these times of internet fraud, phishing scams, and high-profile hacks, you can never be too careful. Even if you think you have enough precautions in place, it always helps to take another look at your online safety. Here are some browser extensions you can add to improve your online security. Prevent browser tracking If […]