The recently discovered Duqu Trojan has received considerable attention from the security research community. Here's why. What is Duqu? It's a Remote Access Trojan (RAT) that is designed to steal data from computers
massive bot-based attack has been hitting Facebook users, with nearly three-quarters of a million users receiving fake password reset messages, according to security researchers.The attack, which began Monday afternoon, according to e-mail security
Once again, hackers are exploiting a desire among ordinary people to see naked pictures. A Trojan, dubbed Pushdo.EV, which sends out animated cards promising nude photos are attached, was the biggest individual threat
The ongoing Storm Trojan attack that began Monday has morphed again, security researchers said Thursday, changing the malicious file's name, shifting to new malware hosting servers, and adding a rootkit to cloak the
COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLERussian security professionals Eugene and Natalya Kaspersky dropped by Network World this week en route from Moscow to the RSA Conference in California. In a wide-ranging interview with Features Editor
COMMENT ON THIS ARTICLEComputer security analysts are studying reports of a worm that may be circulating via a feature in Skype Ltd.'s popular VOIP (voice over Internet protocol) service. Security vendor Websense Inc.
Microsoft's fledgling consumer anti-virus service, Windows Live OneCare, wrongly identified Google's Gmail service as a virus infection last week, Microsoft has admitted. The false positive began late last week when Google made changes
Security experts have discovered new spambot software that installs its own antivirus scanner to eliminate competition, alongside a number of other sophisticated features. SecureWorks has described the Trojan, which it calls SpamThru, in