News tagged ‘malware’

Thursday, 18 Apr 2013

Cybercriminals Capitalize on Boston Marathon Bombing

Cybercriminals Capitalize on Boston Marathon Bombing

Within a mere 24 hours of Monday's explosion at the Boston Marathon, Trend Micro observed an outbreak of more than 9,000 Blackhole Exploit Kit spammed messages, all related to the tragic incident.

Wednesday, 20 Feb 2013

Apple Attacked by Hackers, Will Issue Malware Removal Tool Soon (Updated)

Apple Attacked by Hackers, Will Issue Malware Removal Tool Soon (Updated)

According to a statement by Apple, the company was attacked by hackers but said that no data was retrieved. Also, the company will issue a malware removal tool soon.

Friday, 8 Feb 2013

Adobe Emergency Security Updates for Flash Player Released

Adobe Emergency Security Updates for Flash Player Released

Adobe has just released emergency security updates for the company's Flash Player to address two vulnerabilities which are being exploited in the wild.

Tuesday, 28 Aug 2012

Rare Malware Targetting Female Android Users Identified

Rare Malware Targetting Female Android Users Identified

Symantec has discovered Android.Loozfon, a rare example of malware which targets female Android users.

Friday, 4 May 2012

Symantec Discovers New Android Malware Threat

Symantec Discovers New Android Malware Threat

Detected by Symantec as Android.Notcompatible, the Android malware threat is currently being spread by a handful of infected websites.

Monday, 30 Apr 2012

Trend Micro Announces Partnership with Facebook

Trend Micro Announces Partnership with Facebook

Facebook will support integration of the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network infrastructure, which uses cloud technology, threat correlation, and a global network of threat intelligence to prevent malware and web threats before they hit the computer.

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012

Apple Working Towards Flashback Solution

Apple Working Towards Flashback Solution

Flashback malware has finally become a big enough security threat that even Apple has acknowledged its impact, and has announced that it is hard at work on a solution.

Monday, 9 Apr 2012

The Fallout from Flashback Malware

The Fallout from Flashback Malware

While Apple might have been able to bring the recent Flashback malware under control, web security experts are now releasing details detailing the extent of damage caused.

Monday, 30 Jan 2012

New Malware Discovered by Symantec on Android Market

New Malware Discovered by Symantec on Android Market

In a blog post, Symantec identified multiple publisher IDs on the Android Market that are being used to push out Android.Counterclank. The malware in question has a bot-like behavior, which can receive commands to steal information from the Android device.

Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011

Twilight Fans Targeted by Hackers

Twilight Fans Targeted by Hackers

Some Twilight-related searches will turn up items that have been infected with malware as the interest in the film series grows due to the upcoming movie.

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