Category Archives: Security News

What Is the Difference Between 64-bit & 32-bit Windows?

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Less experienced computer users might be confused when they have to choose between two versions of Windows operating systems, the 32-bit and the 64-bit. These numbers and letters might not mean much to most but it is something every user should be aware of as you might not be using your computer to its full capabilities if you choose the wrong one. The more widely used operating system is the 32-bit and it is more suitable for everyday home use. It is meant for those users who use their computers for simple tasks, although it can perform most operations. In comparison, 64-bit is meant for more difficult operations. This version of Windows is used more by professionals and businesses as they use more complex software and require higher computer performance. Continue reading

Vitaly rules – Google Analytics Spam

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Vitaly rules google ☆*:。゜゚・*ヽ(^ᴗ^)ノ*・゜゚。:*☆ ¯\_(ツ)_/¯(ಠ益ಠ)(ಥ‿ಥ)(ʘ‿ʘ)ლ(ಠ_ಠლ)( ͡° ͜ʖ ͡°)ヽ(゚Д゚)ノʕ•̫͡•ʔᶘ ᵒᴥᵒᶅ(=^ ^=)oO is a type of ghost spam that can be noticed in Google Analytics. Essentially, it bypasses your website and goes straight to Google Analytics. It is not malicious and will not do damage to your website, it will only contaminate your Google Analytics. Continue reading

What to expect from cyber crime in 2017

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Cyber crime has been on the rise this year, and we have seen it all, from Trojans stealing bank details to new ransomware families demanding thousands of dollars for data decryption. In the expense of many people, 2016 has been the most profitable for ransomware. We have witnessed the appearances of such threats as Locky and Cerber and they have been causing quite a stir around the Internet. Continue reading

A couple of seconds is all it takes to hack your sleeping Mac

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This Is How a Sleeping Mac Can Be Hacked in Just a Few Seconds

When users think of malicious viruses and hackings, they automatically think  of Windows computers. There is little talk about Macs being in danger as well. Therefore, Mac users are led to believe that their computers are invincible. Well, that has been proven to not be the case yet again. Ulf Frisk, a security expert from Sweden, has developed a hacking device that allows him to get access to a Mac in mere second. Continue reading

New ransomware is offering free file decryption for those willing to infect other people

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Ransomware is one of those nasty viruses that you really do not want to have on your computer. It encrypts files and then demands money if victim want to get them back. However, users are increasingly becoming aware of how ransomware infects computers. Due to this, less computers get infected, and developers get less money. Therefore, ransomware developers have thought of a different way to achieve their goal. A new ransomware, known as Popcorn Time, is making headlines all over Internet because of its new way of spreading itself, and it is quite nasty. Continue reading