Vaccine for future versions of Locky, Teslacrypt, and CTB-Locker ransomware released

Security researchers at Bitdefender have released a free new tool that they claim can help protect users against known and possible future versions of the Locky, Teslacrypt, and CTB-Locker ransomware.

David Bisson reports.

That leaked Emma Watson Facebook video could infect your PC with malware

Emma Watson’s leaked naked video? Seriously, if you’re in the market for such a thing it’s no wonder that your computer is going to get infected with malware.

Are apps in the Android and Apple markets really secure?

Security researchers looked at over 800,000 apps available for download from the Android and iOS App Stores – and were depressed to find that many were being reckless with users’ privacy and security.

Angry Birds write their own anti-virus. Call it BitDefender. Sell it in Windows Store. But beware…

It may claim to be BitDefender AntiVirus 2013, written by Angry Birds with help from Kaspersky. But it isn’t.

Microsoft needs to police the Windows Store with greater vigour.