Are Macs invincible? – Five known threats

There have been many occasions when you have asked us about viruses on Mac. Although these systems were free from viruses and malware in the past, nowadays, no operating system is threat-proof. Apple’s ...

Five reasons to protect your Mac

“There are no Mac viruses”, “I have a Mac, I don’t need an antivirus”, “It is not possible for a Mac to get a virus”. Do any of these statements sound familiar? Five reasons to protect your Mac ...

Mac Flashback Trojan infects 650,000 users around the world

  If a few weeks ago we were talking about the need to install an antivirus for Mac, today we will refer to a malware specimen that has created much havoc among users. Have you heard of Flashback? Flashback, ...

6 tips to avoid Valentine’s Day cyber scams

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and we all know what that means: red roses, heart-shaped boxes… and viruses. Unfortunately, special events and holidays like this are often used by cyber-criminals ...

Swedish news site compromised spreading fake antivirus

Today a Swedish and well-visited news site, AftonBladet, was compromised as it was serving visitors a fake antivirus or rogueware. In fact, there was a malicious code targeting only Internet Explorer (IE) browser ...

How does social engineering work?

Social engineering is a technique used by criminals and cyber-crooks to trick users into revealing confidential information. The data obtained is then used to gain access to systems and carry out actions to the ...

Neymar used as bait to install malware

Have you received an email with the subject “Mostra tudo Video intimo de Neymar e Bruna Marquezinel!!”? Well, if you have, be careful! PandaLabs has detected a malicious attack that uses the name of the FC ...

The Most Infamous Viruses of All Time: Conficker.C

  After having covered Melissa.A, Friday the 13th, Blaster and ILoveYou, it’s time to take a look at Conficker.C, a worm that emerged in October 2008 and spread by exploiting a Windows Server Service ...

Security Predictions for 2014

    Virus creation in 2013 set new records, and despite the year 2014 has just begun, here at Panda Security we have already identified what we believe will be the top security trends to watch for in the ...

The Most Famous Virus in History: Blaster

We are still reviewing the history the most famous viruses… Remember Melissa and Friday the 13th? Well now it’s time to talk about Blaster, also known as Lovsan or LoveSan 3a1. This worm came from United ...