Fake security tools still big threat, worms on the rise

Fake security tools still big threat, worms on the rise

TheNo. 1 offender to Canadian’s PCs in the first half of 2009 was Win32/ZangoSearchAssistant, adware that victims probably don’t even know...

November 3rd, 2009 Kathleen Lau

Bogus installs expose U.K. users to malware

Bogus installs expose U.K. users to malware

Security-related tatistics from security vendor Webroot suggest malware distributors are increasingly using "passing off" techniques to get their programs on...

November 15th, 2007 John E Dunn

Rising malware pave way for security ‘white-list’

Rising malware pave way for security ‘white-list’

Two reports out this week on the State of the Union security-wise, and, as you might have expected, there are...

September 16th, 2007 Dave Webb

Trojan disables MS Anti-spyware

Trojan disables MS Anti-spyware

A soft spot on the underbelly of Microsoft Corp.’s Anti-Spyware program, now in its first beta, has been discovered and...

February 10th, 2005 Rebecca Reid

F-Secure Corp.

F-Secure Corp.

Experts agree: 2004 was the best of times, and the worst of times for those concerned about IT security. It...

December 21st, 2004 Paul Roberts

Experts downplay Phatbot danger

Experts downplay Phatbot danger

Security experts downplayed the danger of a Trojan horse program named Phatbot that uses peer to peer (P-to-P) technology to...

March 17th, 2004 Paul Roberts

Teach your children well

Teach your children well

As the computer war advances and defensive technology improves, malicious code writers have been forced to get more creative. With...

May 16th, 2002 Chris Conrath