rootkit

What is a Rootkit?

Rootkits have been around for nearly 20 years now, allowing attackers to get access to and steal data from users’ machines without being detected for long periods of time. The ter...
FB_poll_malware

The Importance of Destroying Malware

No one likes malware. In fact, pretty much everyone hates it. But it’s not the worst problem facing the world right now either. The problems in the online world pale in comparison...
hacker

How Attackers Actually Steal Data

Most people are aware that there is a seemingly infinite sea of hackers out there whose goal in life is to steal sensitive data from corporate networks. And while tomes have been ...
malware-2012

In 2012, Malware Reigned Supreme

Hackers spent much of 2012 laying the groundwork for what they have in store for not only big business and strategic government and military targets, but consumers as well in 2013...
scareware

Seven Steps to Recover from Scareware

Scareware is the catch-all name used for any of the numerous programs that weasel their way into computers and then pepper users with frightening pop-ups telling them their system...