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The Ten Basic Tips to Keep your Computer Virus-Free

Written on August 25, 2011 by Avlya Jaie

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Here are the ten key steps to computer safety.

It is quite surprising that there are still a lot of people out there who does not take computer security seriously. What they didn’t know is that such viruses coming from online applications and unknown files might attack their precious PC documents, and might even leave their computer hardware damaged.

Keeping your PC virus-free is a matter that should not be ignored. With numerous online threats hovering around every corner to date, there is a big need for you to follow these ten basic steps in protecting your computer.

Learn how to keep your PC virus-free by taking a leap.

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New Android Trojan Records Your Phone Conversations

Written on August 03, 2011 by Adam Eve

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Before disclosing any personal identification via phone conversations on your Android device, you might want to see if you have any eavesdropping Trojan on your handset.

A new Android Trojan is in town, recording all your phone conversations.

As reported by Dinesh Venkatesan of CA Technologies, the malware drops a configuration file on the victim’s device. Then, it will record and store phone conversations as AMR format on the user’s SD card. It is also assumed that the Tojan can upload these conversations to a remote server maintained by the malware’s author.

However, Dinesh Venkatesan did not disclose how he came across the Android Trojan. But he explained that he tested the malicious eavesdropping software in “a controlled environment with two mobile emulators running along with simulated Internet services.”

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