Targeted attacks on Abobe Reader files rise

GFI Software revealed continuing high levels of rogue security products circulating during January, and a surge in malware that takes aim at vulnerabilities within Adobe …

Zeus evolution: Geographical attack locations

Despite having been around for four years, Zeus continues to be a thorn in the side of the IT security industry and its business users, mainly because of its constantly …

Expanding phishing vector: Classified ads

The online classified advertisement services sector has been increasingly exploited as a phishing attack vector by ecrime gangs, a trend confirmed by the growth of attacks …

Rogueware starts misusing names of legitimate AV

Rogueware authors have so far mostly avoided misusing names of legitimate AV software, and I often wondered why. My best guess is that they wanted to minimize the possibility …

SecureSurf: Malware protection and web filtering

AppRiver introduced SecureSurf, a Web protection solution that provides defense against online threats. SecureSurf is an easy-to-deploy hosted solution that protects companies …

New malware strains wreaking havoc on Facebook

PandaLabs announced the discovery of security exploits via popular social media sites Facebook and Twitter. In the last several days, two new malware strains have been …

Conficker: Lessons learnt

The Conficker worm is the largest computer worm infection with more than seven million government, business and home computers in over 200 countries now under its control. In …