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File infectors are malware that are capable of attaching themselves to executable files, e.g. “calc.exe” and “notepad.exe”. When we run an infected file, we don’t notice that “calc.exe” is infected, since it still shows the calculator running properly. But, behind the scenes, the malware is doing its malicious activities. In this post, we will look […]

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Last week Google announced a weakness in the Android platform that left users of certain BitCoin wallet applications at risk and potentially allowing the theft of funds. Upon further examination, it emerged that the Android implementation of Java SecureRandom class contains a vulnerability that prevents the generation of secure random numbers to protect the wallet […]

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Some people are saying that it is cost-effective to not purchase any security products and just use Linux. Is it safe? It is not true that by using Linux you’re completely safe and you don’t need any security solution at all. It is true though, that Linux is not as targeted as Windows is. Many […]

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