Tag Archives: Meltdown

Watch out for phishing emails linking to fake Meltdown and Spectre patches

Now is a good time to double down on safe computing practices, and to remind family and friends to do the same. That's because fake patches for Meltdown and Spectre that contain malware have created a need to be extra cautious. It was only a matter of time before this happened. According to … Anti-malware Google […]

This app tells you if your PC is vulnerable to the Spectre and Meltdown CPU flaws

While there have been no reports of Spectre or Meltdown being exploited in the wild by hackers, opportunistic cyber criminals have been creating fake patches loaded with malware to exploit any paranoia over the security risks the CPU flaws could pose. And Gibson Research also warns people keen to … Anti-malware Google Alert – Malware

Why Raspberry Pi Isn't Vulnerable to Spectre or Meltdown

It was made clear by Apple recently that all Mac and iOS devices had been affected by the malware and will release a security fix for Safari in coming days. An attack can trick users into accessing a website with malicious JavaScript, can deliver JavaScript via advertising networks to millions of users at … Anti-malware Google […]

Jio Plans Price Cut, Meltdown, Spectre, Android Malware, Honor View 10, and More News This Week

Named 'Android.banker.A9480', the malware targets 232 banking apps worldwide, including several apps in India; these include apps by the likes of Axis Bank, SBI, HDFC Bank, IDBI Bank, and Union Bank, among others. The Android malware can steal login data to the banking apps, contacts, SMSes, … Anti-malware Google Alert – Malware

Microsoft patches Windows to cool off Intel's Meltdown – wait, antivirus? Slow your roll

Microsoft has released updates for Windows to block attempts by hackers and malware to exploit the Meltdown vulnerability in Intel x86-64 processors … The patch introduces a significant change to the design of Windows' internal memory management, and this is probably tripping up anti–malware tools, … Anti-malware Google Alert – Anti-malware