ILOVEYOU: The Love Bug virus 20 years on – could it happen again?

  by Paul Ducklin The Love Bug computer was a virus 20 years old today,…


Google fights spammy extensions with new Chrome Web Store policy

by Lisa Vaas Developers use a number of ways to breed extensions like a…


Sextortion emails and porn scams are back – don’t let them scare you!

by Paul Ducklin We’ve seen a recent surge of concern about sextortion emails…


Facebook accidentally blocks genuine COVID-19 news

by Lisa Vaas Fake news, bogus miracle cures: Facebook has been dealing with…


Necurs zombie botnet disrupted by Microsoft

by Lisa Vaas Microsoft announced that it was in on the busting-up of Necurs:…


Coronavirus warning spreads computer virus

by Paul Ducklin Earlier this month, we reported on a phishing scam in which…


Fresh phish! Stripe scam baked and delivered in under an hour

by Paul Ducklin We receive our fair share of phishing scams. It means we see…


Facebook bans Coronavirus ‘miracle cure’ ads

by Lisa Vaas Does drinking bleach cure the coronavirus? NO.  Not unless by…


Google purges 600 Android apps for “disruptive” pop-up ads

` by Lisa Vaas You know those ads that obscure your whole screen when you’re…


Google’s Chrome 80 clamps down on cookies and notification spam

by Danny Bradbury Version 80 of the Chrome browser is out with some new…