Tag Archives: Malware

Millennium Bug #2? Dare you take the risk?

Starting 2 June, the UK public has a two-week opportunity to get rid of and shield themselves from two types of malware (GOZeuS and Cryptolocker) that attack computers running any version of Windows. This opportunity is a result of action taken by the National Crime Agency (NCA) as part of a concerted multi-national effort. In one of the largest industry and law […]

Internet Explorer’s Use-after-free Vulnerability

Just a couple of weeks after news about the Heartbleed bug wreaked havoc in the Internet security world, another serious vulnerability has been discovered, this time affecting Microsoft’s Internet Explorer (IE). This particular flaw is a ‘use-after-free’ vulnerability, allowing hackers to inject malware into certain websites and then trick users into visiting those websites through spam emails […]