Email Phishing Scam

Beware of extortion scam stating they have hacked your webcam and they will release it on adult websites. Reports are coming in regarding a new extortion scam where scammers email you stating they have hacked into your computer webcam and have a screen recording of you that they will release on adult video websites unless you pay …

Warning! Russian Malware attacking routers.

"Turn off your router now," says FBI. According to the FBI Russian malware called Fancy Bear has infected thousands of routers and has the potential to spread quickly. The malware can allow the perpetrators to collect information by reading people's internet activity, like email, web browsing, passwords etc.. The FBI states people should turn off their routers …

Netflix Scam

There is a new assault on Netflix subscribers by scammers, that isn't so new. However, it is more sophisticated than in past attempts. The latest email scam specifically targets Netflix subscribers and it is particularly clever, which is to say that it’s especially dangerous. According to a report from Deadline, scammers are firing off emails with the …

‘Xagent’- Another malware scare? Is it a real threat?

In the last few weeks there have been two new announcements of malware for Macs, MacDownloader and Xagent. If you listen to the security experts, they are to be feared and you should buy anit-virus and anti-malware software, which coincidentally many of these same companies sell. The question is, are they real threats to the …

URGENT! Update your Apple Device Immediately!

Apple's recent updates to iOS, OS X, tvOS and watchOS patch a previously unknown security flaw that allows the secretive gathering of sensitive data with a simple text message, an OS-level bug which bears a strong similarity to last year's Stagefright exploit on Google's Android platform. Just like Stagefright, the iOS vulnerability discovered by Cisco Talos engineer Tyler Bohan involves …

Malware hits Mac

First known malware found on Mac. If you downloaded the BitTorrent client app called Transmission (ver. 2.9) on Friday or Saturday (March 5th & 6th) you should update it to version 2.92 IMMEDIATELY! Be sure to do some directly from app developer's website. OS X users have been targeted with the first known case of Mac ‘ransomware’ malware. …