Microsoft wrongly labels Google’s Gmail as virus

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...

November 15th, 2006 Matthew Broersma

Trojan installs antivirus scanner to kill rivals

Trojan installs antivirus scanner to kill rivals

Security experts have discovered new spambot software that installs its own antivirus scanner to eliminate competition, alongside a number of...

October 24th, 2006 Matthew Broersma

Trojan does Firefox trot

Trojan does Firefox trot

Security vendor McAfee Inc. has detected a new piece of malicious software that masquerades as part of the Firefox Internet...

July 26th, 2006 Jeremy Kirk

Antivirus, e-mail vendors up ante in malware fight

Antivirus, e-mail vendors up ante in malware fight

Technology to fight spyware, remotely controlled bots and other threats will dominate news from the RSA Conference in San Francisco...

February 14th, 2005 Paul Roberts

Police called in after Australian tax e-mail scam

Police called in after Australian tax e-mail scam

E-mail scammers have shifted their sights from a staple diet of banks, betting shops and auction sites to government agencies,...

January 10th, 2005 Julian Bajkowski

New Sysbug-A virus on the prowl

New Sysbug-A virus on the prowl

The Sysbug-A virus has been set loose and is attacking "the usual suspects" - meaning that Microsoft Corp. Windows users...

November 26th, 2003 Lindsay Bruce

Internet security: more threats, less time to stop them

Internet security: more threats, less time to stop them

Earlier this month Symantec Corp. released its semi-annual Internet Security Threat Report which noted, among other things, a 20-per-cent increase...

October 20th, 2003 Chris Conrath

Security hole found in FTP servers

Security hole found in FTP servers

PGP Security's Computer Vulnerability Emergency Response Team (COVERT) has notified three vendors that new vulnerabilities have been discovered in their...

April 10th, 2001 Margret Johnston

IETF moves ahead on IPv6

IETF moves ahead on IPv6

In its battle to get IPv6 widely deployed, the Internet engineering community is pursuing an infiltration strategy reminiscent of the...

December 16th, 1999 Carolyn Duffy Marsan