Sophisticated iPhone and Android malware is spying on Hong Kong protesters | The Verge. It is important to note this only happens to jailbroken devices. So many jailbroken devices are affected by malware. Clearly it is best to not do jailbreaking.
Apple iOS malware gets onto 75,000 iPhones, steals ad clicks | Naked Security. The very important thing here is that it only affects jailbroken devices. Another reason to avoid jailbreaking.
White-Hat Hackers Create A Service To Save Files Hacked By CryptoLocker Malware – StumbleUpon. I had a friend who got bitten by Cryptolocker but fortunately he used an online backup service so he is just stuck restoring his files. He is lucky. Many people don’t do online backup so they would have been stuck.
This is really tough. Your credit card isn’t safe even with a reputable merchant. Now we have to use cash right? Is there any way to be safe?
via Stealthy new malware snatching credit cards from retailer’s POS systems | Ars Technica.
The Safe Mac Â» Mac Malware Guide : How does Mac OS X protect me?. This is Thomas @thomasareed site who is a knowledgeable and helpful macintosh expert. I always learn things from him. He has some nice summaries of how to protect your computer from malware.
How to Remove appbario16 Toolbar and search.conduit.com Redirect from IE/FF/Chrome?- AnviSoft. I had a friend have this problem today. In his case the name of the installed program was Search Toolbar by Conduit. Toolbars are the worst ways that Windows users get malware. You will be happier avoiding them.