Computer security

Professor Evans & his Essay On the Impossibility of Virus Detection

Why Is Computer Security So Hard? On the Impossibility of Virus Detection Professor Dave Evans teaches Computer Science at the University of Virginia. His current research seeks to enable the cost-effective production of complex computer systems that can be trusted…

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Comodo Gains More than Half of SSL Market Share for First Time Ever

Read the infographic to find out why Comodo gained more than half of the SSL market in the history of the Netcraft Secure Server Survey.

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Alan Turing, undecidable problems, and malware

In 2003, Oxford University Philosophy Professor Nick Bostrom posed the following question: what if an artificial intelligence (AI) machine were given just one task: to create as many paper clips as possible? If you think about it, this AI machine…

Android security

Comodo Threat Research Labs Warns Android Users of “Tordow v2.0” outbreak

In late November 2016, Comodo Threat Research Labs discovered samples of the Android malware “Tordow v2.0” affecting clients in Russia. Tordow is the first mobile banking Trojan for the Android operating system that seeks to gain root privileges on infected…

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Comodo Detects New Family of Sophisticated Financial Malware

Comodo Threat Research Labs (CTRL) has announced that it has detected a new family of financial malware dubbed as “Gugi/Fanta/Lime”. It is a sophisticated Banking Trojan that can bypass the standard security protocols of an Android operating system (version 6),…

ransomware

Comodo Senior Research Scientist Dr. Kenneth Geers Discusses Ransomware

Ransomware has now become a very common thing. Companies and organizations all the world over are getting attacked by ransomware, following which they have to face lots of serious issues including loss of money. Comodo’s Senior Research Scientist Dr. Kenneth…

vulnerability scanning

Massive Internet Outage Powered by IoT Devices

Using hacked “Internet of Things” (IoT) devices, cyber criminals had launched a massive internet attack on the Internet infrastructure company – Dyn, leading to a mammoth internet outage that affected major websites like Twitter, Reddit, Netflix, Spotify, Tumblr and Amazon.…

Artificial intelligence

SECURITY IN THE TIMES OF IoT

IoT: Unprecedented expansion Internet of Things (IoT) is now part of our daily life. The internet has pervaded our day-to-day lives like never before and internet connectivity is now used in all kinds of household and consumer gadgets too. We…

zero-day vulnerability

Project Sauron Malware has been Spying Government PC’s for Five Years

Project Sauron- that’s the name of the sinister malware that has been spying on government computers and computers at major organizations for over five years. Researchers who have detected this malware have given it the name Project Sauron because of…

pos security

Samsung Pay flaw that could be exploited by hackers

Samsung Pay reportedly has security flaws, as serious as POS security flaws, that could help hackers skim credit cards wirelessly and make fraudulent transactions. Security researcher Salvador Mendoza, who has discovered the limitations in Samsung Pay’s security, has explained that…

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