Malvertising attacks surge

Malvertising is on a significant rise, having doubled from Q3 to Q4 2010, according to Dasient. Based on Q4 estimates, three million malvertising impressions were served per …

Trojans still top malware threat

Continuing a trend observed since last summer, the same types of Trojan horse programs have persistently dominated the threat landscape through February, according to GFI …

Simple protection steps from credit card fraud

Every year, cybercriminals steal billions of dollars from unsuspecting computer users and companies by committing credit card fraud. Although this activity was once relegated …

Twitter crime rate rises 20 percent

Barracuda Labs analyzed more than 26 million Twitter accounts in order to measure and analyze account behavior. The analysis enabled researchers to model normal user behavior …

Malware decreases, Trojans still dominate

According to data gathered by Panda Security, only 39 percent of computers scanned in February were infected with malware, compared to 50 percent last month. Trojans were …

SpyEye botnet activity surges

Fortinet announced its February 2011 Threat Landscape report, which details five zero-day vulnerabilities found in Cisco (FGA-2011-03), Adobe (FGA-2011-06) and Microsoft …