Security researchers were able to decommission a number of domain names used by cyber crook s to load the Virut malware into computers, according to international non-profit, anti-spam organization The Spamhous Project Ltd.Spamhous
Juniper Networks Inc. (NYSE:JNPR) and Symantec Corp. (NASDAQ:SYMC) said Thursday that they were investigating a widespread cyber-espionage incident that has hit dozens of technology companies, including Google Inc. and Adobe Systems Inc. Sources familiar
A year after the Conficker worm was first observed crawling through corporate networks, a Western Canada hospital administrator has installed an intrusion prevention system (IPS) to deal with such threats. The Kelowna, B.C.-based Interior
At Gartner Inc.’s recent Symposium IT/Expo, thousands of IT managers packed into sessions on the topic of virtualization of enterprise computers, along with the prospect of adopting public cloud-based services or building private
Over 250 fake security software programs are scattered across the Web, each contributing to the roughly 43 million rogue installation attempts made on worldwide PCs since July 2008, according to a new Symantec Corp.
Malware represents the biggest threat to point-of-sale terminals and servers, with everyone from Las Vegas casinos to name-brand restaurants and hotels still failing to protect against the attack, according to Chicago-based data security
Researchers have come up with host-based security software that blocks distributed denial-of-service attacks without swamping the memory and CPU of the host machines.The filtering, called identity-based privacy-protected access control (IPCAF), can also prevent
Hacker Albert Gonzalez, accused of masterminding the massive data thefts at BJ's Wholesale Club, TJX and several other retailers, has pleaded guilty to 19 charges related to computer hacking and credit card fraud,