Malware

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A Brief History of Computer Viruses

For nearly 50 years, computers have been getting infected with worms and viruses, programs designed to spread from machine to machine. In this video, we take a look at how these digital diseases got their start, alongside more unique examples of self-replicating software.

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Security

BonziBuddy – The Internet Spyware That Plagued Windows (Demonstration)

BonziBuddy (or “Bonzi Buddy”) was a piece of internet spyware masquerading as a virtual assistant. It was created by Bonzi Software, a company that was once one of the most visited sites on the web but, through subsequent events, ended up meeting its massive downfall.

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Security

Malware Uses Ancient Encryption to Avoid Detection

Everything old is new again. Time stamps: 0:00 The Raids 0:44 The Lure 1:38 Mekotio’s Features 3:32 Obfuscation 4:16 Super Cool BadUSBs

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Security

US Bans Sale Of Hacking Tools

Looks like things are heating up in cybersecurity, but why now? Time stamps: 0:00 Intro 0:24 Why Now? 0:56 The New Rules Are Complicated! 2:20 Why This Is Probably Pointless 3:42 Pegasus Spyware 4:36 Protect Your Passwords!

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GermanWiper isn’t ransomware. It’s worse than that
Security

What Makes GermanWiper Worse Than Ransomware?

Recently, the tech press is full of stories about “a new ransomware strain” called GermanWiper, that has hit German businesses hard in the last week. Rather like a typical ransomware attack vector, GermanWiper, arrives in your inbox in the form of an email. Worse yet, it’s not ransomware. Ransomware at least provides a slim glimer […]

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