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Free tool unlocks CryptoLocker files held for ransom

A new service is helping computer users unlock files recently held for ransom by the CryptoLocker malware.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 02:25am EDT

Tags: CryptoLocker, FireEye, Fox-IT, Neal Augenstein

Experts: Only two weeks to protect your computer

Computer security experts are encouraging users to take several steps quickly, to ensure their machines haven't been infected by two hacker networks.

Friday - 06/06/2014, 03:15am EDT

Tags: Priya Anand, Marketwatch, CryptoLocker, Gameover Zeus, Neal Augenstein,

Signs BlackShades infected your computer

The malware uses an obfuscation technique that constantly changes its appearance to avoid detection, but there are indicators your computer is infected.

Wednesday - 05/21/2014, 10:44am EDT

Tags: Ken Colburn, Data Doctors, BlackShades,

Do Android smartphones need malware protection?

Mobile malware is a serious issue and it does exist, however, it's nothing like the risk we face on our computers so it's a lot easier to avoid.

Monday - 04/07/2014, 07:41am EDT

Tags: Data Doctors, Ken Colburn, Android,

Virus victim: I had no choice, I had to pay the ransom

Computer experts are warning about the quickly spreading and vicious malware that locks down files and demands a ransom. A victim of CryptoLocker tells her story.

Thursday - 11/14/2013, 08:27am EST

Tags: Mari Jo Clark, CryptoLocker, Ken Colburn, Data Doctors

Govt. warns Android vulnerable to mobile hacks

A memo by the Department of Homeland Security shows most mobile malware targets the popular Android operating system.

Tuesday - 08/27/2013, 07:08am EDT

Tags: Android, Apple, DHS

FBI warns Android users about malware attacks

The FBI is warning Android owners to beware of malware that is targeting the operating system.

Wednesday - 10/17/2012, 04:31am EDT

Tags: Android, FBI, Hank Silverberg,

Olympics email scam alleges Gabby scandal, contains malware

The Olympics aren't even over and an email scam has surfaced, posing as a video detailing a scandal on the U.S. gymnastics team.

Monday - 08/06/2012, 11:46am EDT

Tags: Gabby Douglas, laboratory regulations, U.S. women, Olympics, scam, Max Smith

Expert: Apple users lost immunity to Internet viruses

Only 64,000 computers were affected by the FBI procedure to kill dangerous malware that has plagued the Web. This is a relatively small percentage when compared to the hundreds of thousands of computers in the U.S., but a slightly larger number for Steve Jobs disciples who previously thought themselves immune.

Monday - 07/09/2012, 02:41pm EDT

Tags: FBI, virus, Apple, Mac

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A little help from the FBI

I am going to let you in on a little secret.

Friday - 06/08/2012, 12:39pm EDT

Tags: Shirley Rooker, Call for Action, FBI,

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