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18 04, 2017

Common phishing scams and how to prevent them

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I think by now we’ve all been contacted by a Nigerian prince looking for someone to help him move his wealth out of the country in return for a share of his fortune. We all know it’s a scam, but did you know a whopping 30% of you still click on phishing scam links? Phishing [...]

13 04, 2017

AhelioTech is at The Lima Regional Information Technology Alliance Conference

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11 04, 2017

Mobile malware targets Android users

By |April 11th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Mobile malware targets Android users

Your mobile phone is a journal containing the deepest secrets of your digital life. Who is reading yours? Your mobile device follows you everywhere. It can tell you where you need to go, when and how. It knows who you contact frequently, maybe even who you love the most. Your personal photos are always at [...]

4 04, 2017

Remove Cry9 ransomware with Emsisoft’s free decrypter

By |April 4th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Remove Cry9 ransomware with Emsisoft’s free decrypter

Today, Emsisoft CTO and Malware researcher Fabian Wosar released a free decrypter for the most recent strain from CryptON ransomware family, ‘Cry9.’ Victims can now decrypt files.. for free! Variants of the Russian-originated CryptON ransomware, such as X3M and Nemesis, started to appear on the Bleeping Computer forums from December 2016. All of them seem to [...]

4 04, 2017

How-to: Administrator’s guide to remote management of Emsisoft Anti-Malware

By |April 4th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on How-to: Administrator’s guide to remote management of Emsisoft Anti-Malware

Whether you are an administrator for your organization’s IT infrastructure, a value-added reseller (VAR) or simply an enthusiast who is forced to maintain your parents’ computer, you will enjoy the new convenience features that our development team implemented during the past year. Efficiency is key, and so we aim to optimize your malware protection workflows to [...]

30 03, 2017

Spotlight on Ransomware: Common infection methods

By |March 30th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Spotlight on Ransomware: Common infection methods

Ransomware remains a growing threat with new families cropping up every week. For this reason, we have put together a dedicated series that will focus on the stages of a ransomware attack to offer you protection at every possible level. Being the first post in the series, this post will tackle the first point of contact your [...]

28 03, 2017

Emsisoft explores the worst passwords of 2016

By |March 28th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Emsisoft explores the worst passwords of 2016

Trying to remember any one of the 500 passwords you need to function in today’s digital society is one of life’s many frustrations. But, opting for convenience over security is basically a written invitation to hackers. Cyber security experts continue to urge users to become better informed about online threats and the importance of using [...]

9 03, 2017

Concerned about the Wikileaks Vault 7 revelations? Here is everything we know.

By |March 9th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Concerned about the Wikileaks Vault 7 revelations? Here is everything we know.

By now you may have read that whistleblowers WikiLeaks have released a cache of documents code-named ‘Vault 7’, which contain details of hacking tools claimed to be used by the CIA. One of the highlighted documents details bypass techniques for 21 security software products and ways in which they could be exploited to invade the privacy of their [...]

28 02, 2017

New in 2017.2: Faster software startup and more

By |February 28th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on New in 2017.2: Faster software startup and more

Providing you with first class anti-malware without slowing down your system is a key promise for us at Emsisoft. So for our February product update (2017.2), our developers have been busy to further optimize several areas of our anti-malware software solutions to get you an even smoother experience. Below are the key highlights: Emsisoft Anti-Malware & Emsisoft Internet [...]

10 01, 2017

From Darknet with Love: Meet Spora Ransomware

By |January 10th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on From Darknet with Love: Meet Spora Ransomware

Ransomware has been a growing threat, with new families cropping up every week. Emsisoft researchers are often involved in the discovery and analysis of new threats, and this ransomware is no different. Originally spotted on ID-Ransomware earlier today, it caught our attention due to a few unique features and the high level of professionalism in both implementation [...]