Botnets, the ever-present threat

Every day, the M86′ Security Labs analyzes over 7 million distinct email messages, looking for patterns and emerging trends. In their recently published report covering …

Imminent flood of smartphone malware?

As this year’s Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona, Spain, is coming to an end, a few important players in the security industry shared their thoughts about the …

Spam recycling: Why fix it if it ain’t broken?

Why take the trouble and waste the time for writing a new email, when the first one did so well? In the latest spam campaign hitting inboxes around the world, cyber criminals …

Mock cyber attack shows US unpreparedness

During the simulated cyber attack that took place yesterday in Washington and was recorded by the CNN, one thing became clear: the US are still not ready to deflect or …

A closer look at System Surveillance Pro 5.5

System Surveillance Pro logs keystrokes, monitors applications, tracks visited websites, records instant message conversations and captures screenshots of the computer …

Global network of infected devices unearthed

While working on a project for the Ministry of Defense, a team of Czech researchers has discovered a global network of virus-infected devices that makes it possible to …

Facebook users targeted by fake AV

Facebook users are once again in danger of getting their computers compromised as a new spamming campaign urging them to update their account agreement is currently under way. …

US cyclist Floyd Landis wanted for hacking

Remember when back in 2006 U.S. cyclist Floyd Landis won the Tour de France, only to be stripped of the victory and banned from competing for two years after testing positive …

Fake hi5 invitation carries malware

TrendLabs warns about a malicious spam email campaign that supposedly comes from the popular social networking website and contains a message asking recipients to set up an …