Apple Trojan infection shows weekend decline

LONDON - The Flashback Trojan could be on the wane despite infecting as many as 50,000 Apple computers in the UK at its peak, an analysis of the malware's bot traffic by Kaspersky

Published on: April 12th, 2012 John E Dunn

FAQ, What’s the big deal about Duqu?

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

Published on: November 15th, 2011 Jaikumar Vijayan

Network security threats to watch in 2010

So you keep all of your anti-virus software and firewall signatures up to date. If you’re a Microsoft Corp. shop, you download and install updates as soon as you get the alerts. You

Published on: January 13th, 2010 Greg Meckbach

Massive bot attack spoofs Facebook password messages

 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

Published on: October 29th, 2009 Gregg Keizer

Mass mailers, Trojans continue to appear in malware

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

Published on: April 1st, 2008 Greg Meckbach

Storm worm continues to rage via rootkit

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

Published on: January 1st, 2008 Gregg Keizer

Internet bank robbers peddling infected servers database, says Kaspersky

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

Published on: February 5th, 2007 Neal Weinberg

Trojan worming its way through Skype chat?

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.

Published on: December 19th, 2006 Jeremy Kirk

Microsoft wrongly labels Google’s Gmail as virus

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

Published on: November 15th, 2006 Matthew Broersma