A widespread malware delivery campaign in the form of fake "undelivered courier item" emails is targeting both Windows and OS X users, warns Sophos.
The recent revelations about NSA surveillance efforts, and especially the claims that the agency has been persuading or forcing software developers to put in backdoors into their offerings and has prevented them from talking about it publicly, has left many users wondering how they can be sure that the software they plan to use will not be used against them.
The appearance of Browlock ransomware earlier this year demonstrates that this type of malware does not need to wreak much havoc on the targets' computer to be taken seriously.
Mozilla released Firefox 26 which includes five critical, three high, three moderate, and three low security updates.
The fuller schedules and longer to-do lists of the holiday season often mean multi-tasking and stress.