Police Warn Of Recent Cryptocurrency Scams

Police Warn Of Recent Cryptocurrency Scams

Saint John police are warning residents about recent cryptocurrency scams in the community. Police say they have responded to at least five instances of bitcoin-related scams since early May. According to a news release, the scams have resulted in tens of thousands of dollars in losses. “As a reminder, banking institutions, police officers, or representatives … Read more

Afraid Someone Is Spying on Your iPhone, Samsung? 4 Ways to Protect Your Device

Afraid Someone Is Spying on Your iPhone, Samsung?  4 Ways to Protect Your Device

Hackers are getting more and more creative with different types of viruses, spyware and malware. Hacking tools are constantly evolving, making security breaches more commonplace. Hacking is a serious threat to anyone’s safety. Financial fraud, identity theft, and other serious problems can arise from a breached phone. With that said, find out how you can … Read more

Android users could be spied on with dangerous new ‘ALIEN PREDATOR’ virus, Google warns

Android users could be spied on with dangerous new 'ALIEN PREDATOR' virus, Google warns

Android users are at risk of installing a dangerous new spyware called ALIEN, which can load a ‘PREDATOR’ virus that hijacks their device. Google’s Threat Analysis Group has said that Android devices around the world are being targeted by the spyware, which they alleged was developed by a company called Cytrox in North Macedonia. The … Read more

How to remove viruses and malware from your iPhone or iPad

How to remove viruses and malware from your iPhone or iPad

While Apple’s highly contained ecosystem has a reputation for malware resistance, that doesn’t mean it’s completely immune. Devices like iPhones and iPads can still experience viruses or hacking attempts, especially if a user downloads a file with malware or selects a hostile link. If you think that some kind of malware may have been downloaded … Read more

What are viruses, malware, DDoS doxing and trojans?

What are viruses, malware, DDoS doxing and trojans?

Once silently installed, a trojan can have a number of different payloads – including letting hackers install additional malicious software, which expands the access these hackers have to your machine. Much of the confusion around the different types threat arise from the difference between focusing on what each one is and what each one does. … Read more

A new Android spyware masquerades as a ‘system update’ – TechCrunch

A new Android spyware masquerades as a 'system update' – TechCrunch

Security researchers say a powerful new Android malware masquerading as a critical system update can take complete control of a victim’s device and steal their data. The malware was found bundled in an app called “System Update” that had to be installed outside of Google Play, the app store for Android devices. Once installed by … Read more