Hackers Marketing ‘Most Sophisticated’ Mac Malware Ever

Hackers with their targets set on devices running Apple’s MacOS are selling access to new, sophisticated attacks that can infect machines and hold them for ransom. The attacks, which include a malware-as-a-service (MaaS) known as MacSpy and a ransomware-as-a-service called MacRansom — both of which attackers can purchase to use to direct at a target— are… Continue reading “Hackers Marketing ‘Most Sophisticated’ Mac Malware Ever”

Chinese Malware ‘Fireball’ Has Infected 250 Million Devices

A malware attack dubbed Fireball has infected more than 250 million computers worldwide and is redirecting web browsers on compromised machines to generate revenue for its attackers. First discovered by cybersecurity firm Check Point Threat Intelligence, the browser-hijacking malware attack of Chinese origin has reportedly spread to 20 percent of corporate computer networks. Read: Android Malware:… Continue reading “Chinese Malware ‘Fireball’ Has Infected 250 Million Devices”

Intel’s new chip puts a teraflop in your desktop. Here’s what that means

It’s as fast as a turn-of-the-century supercomputer. Intel’s Core i9 Extreme Edition processor costs about $2,000. Intel Corporation Earlier this week in Taipei, Intel announced the most powerful desktop chip for consumers that it has ever sold and is capable to work better with the newest gaming hardware, like graphic cards and the latest monitors from Armchair Empire. With 18 cores and a price tag of $1,999, the processor is known as a teraflop chip, meaning it… Continue reading “Intel’s new chip puts a teraflop in your desktop. Here’s what that means”