scareware

Use Safari on your Mac? Make sure you change the default settings

Every Mac user should check their settings in Safari – as changing the defaults could help avoid them being exposed to a malware infection.


6 sec read

Malware on your Mac? Don’t expect AppleCare to help you remove it

Technology writer Ed Bott has interviewed an AppleCare support representative, who reveals that the overwhelming majority of calls they are receiving are about malware.. on Mac computers.


7 sec read

Mac fake anti-virus attack gets dirty to ensnare victims

The latest variants of the new Mac malware use particularly dirty tricks to catch out unsuspecting users.


5 sec read

Mac fake anti-virus attack adopts new disguise

New versions of the latest malware to hit Mac OS X users have come to light, following the discovery earlier this week of fake anti-virus attacks being spread by SEO poisoning.


8 sec read

FBI says you’ve been visiting illegal websites? It’s a malware attack

Cybercriminals have spammed out a malicious attack, posing as a notification from the FBI that you have been visiting illegal websites.


6 sec read

Naked pictures from Emily carry fake anti-virus surprise

Computer technology is becoming more sophisticated all the time, but it seems that their users are still neanderthals when it comes to being duped by simple social engineering tricks like the promise of naked pictures.


9 sec read

Fake anti-virus attack spreads on Twitter via goo.gl links

Thousands of Twitter users are finding that their accounts have been tweeting out malicious links without their permission, pointing to a fake anti-virus attack.

The common denominator? The goo.gl short url service.


8 sec read

Out-of-the-blue empty emails bring redirecting malware danger

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


1 sec read

Malicious spammers launch major fake anti-virus attack

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


1 sec read

Shocking real crimes on Google Streets? No, it’s another viral Facebook scam

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


1 sec read

Fake anti-virus poses as free McAfee VirusScan

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


1 sec read

Google ‘malware’ sponsored advert delivers fake anti-virus

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


1 sec read

Scareware hackers exploit McAfee false positive problem

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


1 sec read

“Please attention!” fake DHL delivery emails contain malware

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


1 sec read

Malicious messages of love spammed out by hackers

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


1 sec read

Farm Town virus warning: Malvertising at work?

Read more in my article at Naked Security.


1 sec read