Beware of Android iMessage Chat

Daniel Zweigart, a third party app developer, created iMessage Chat for Android that is available on Google Play. This app allows Android users the ability to use Apple’s proprietary messaging service iMessage by impersonating a Mac Mini. The app does not connect directly to Apple’s servers, but instead processes its traffic through a server located…

Filecoder Trojan Attacks Skyrocket

The ESET HQ malware research lab reports an increase in Trojans that encrypt user files and demand payment for the decryption. This type of Trojans is referred to as a Filecoder. ESET reports that its company’s malware collection system known as LiveGrid shows the weekly average of Filecoder detections from July 2013 to today is…

California Law Protects Minors Online

The California Legislature and Governor Jerry Brown help protect minors online. Monday September 23, 2013 Governor brown signed a bill into law written by the Sacramento Democrat state Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg. The law requires Internet companies to remove from public view photos and data posted by minors at the minor. Companies just…