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Monthly Archives: May 2013

How to enable two-factor authentication for Twitter

Not a week passes without seeing in the press that some Twitter account have been hacked (as in used without authorization). Twitter tried to create more awareness about creating secure passwords and educating the users to not fall for the … Continue reading

Emails containing fake invoices from Zalando and Deutsche Bahn distribute malware

We wrote before about the smart methods of fooling users to do things (execute files) which they would not normally do. Two weeks ago we’ve seen a mass mailing in the German language containing malicious payload pretending to be invoices … Continue reading

Avira Server Security is Windows Server 2012 certified

Following the certification of Avira Free Antivirus and Avira Premium Security, we are happy to announce you that the Avira Server Security obtained the certification for Windows Server 2012.   You can download and test the product from here.   Sorin … Continue reading

A new ransomware trojan variant with children pornography

We wrote about the ransomware trojan (aka BKA Trojan) and its new methods of blackmailing people to pay: claim in the name of an official institution that the user did something illegal, like storing children pornography pictures on his computer. The new … Continue reading

How to protect your social media account

You’ve heard in the press that many celebrities and companies got their social media accounts hacked. Twitter even issued an official warning to all press agencies to protect their accounts better. Here are useful tips how to easily protect your … Continue reading

Avira Premium Antivirus is Windows 8 certified

As previously announced, we continue to improve the compatibility with Windows 8 of our products. After the Free Antivirus certification, we are happy to inform you that Avira Antivirus Premium is the next Avira product which is Windows 8 certified.   The certification of … Continue reading

Planned cyberattack attack against the USA infrastructure (Updated)

After the #OpIsrael against Israel cyberspace, anonymous hackers called themselves “N4m3le55 Cr3w” announced that they have scheduled another cyber attack on USA based websites and servers on 07/05/2013. In the above mentioned text it is also explain what the reason for the attack is: “war crimes … Continue reading

New movies, same old malware tricks

  You probably don’t live on this planet if you haven’t seen at least the trailers from these two movies. And, from curiosity, there is only one step to social engineering for the masses. Iron Man 3 and Star Trek … Continue reading