I never had any trouble with malware in Linux until the other day when I caught my Slackware box trying to download a number of files from dgnfd564sdf.com. A little Google searching revealed that this is a known malware site located in Beijing. Apparently they crack your root password and use ssh to modify your crontab to download the files.
I have a bootable USB used to image Windows machines, and it is potentially infected with malware. To be safe I'm wiping it in Ubuntu via the terminal, and then I will format it back to NTFS. A few questions:
1. Will running "Sudo dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sda count=100" on the 8 GB flash drive be sufficient to remove the malware?
Just read an article about a couple of apps being pulled from the play store because they contained malware where when you connect your Android device to a computer, it then activated the mic on your pc and recorded and sent to the malware distributor.
Around the beginning of May, malware targeting the Mac OS X platform hit the web. By the end of June, the bad guys behind the attack seemingly called it a day and the Mac Defender malware (and variants on the original) vanished from the web.
My dear friends,
Since when i bought my Galaxy S3 i google sync contacts with no problem between all my devices but from today morning i noticed one surprising problem i.e when i create a new contact on say the Galaxy S3 and another on my iPhone 4 and when i sync they all appear on both devices but when i DELETE both ways that of the Android remains and does not delete, which means i have to ma