Man sentenced to 82 months for malware

A 37 year-old New Hampshire man was sentenced in federal court for his role in an international computer hacking conspiracy and his failure to file income tax returns while …

Malware family integration across botnets

Analysis by Symantec reveals that in February, 1 in 290.1 emails (0.345%) was malicious making February among the most prolific time periods both in terms of simultaneous …

Banking MitB Trojan effective with most browsers

Man-in-the-Browser attacks are becoming ever more popular with cybercriminals that seek to plunder bank accounts. The latest in a long string of banking Trojans that aids them …

New backdoor Mac OS X Trojan surfaces

There are many good reasons to choose a Mac machine, and among those is surely the fact that malware for OS X still pops up rarely. As Apple slowly but surely increases its …

Social media authenticity, privacy and security

Panda Security is providing guidance on ways to safely and securely integrate social media strategies into an SMB. Panda Security discovered that 78 percent use social …

Malware-driven pervasive memory scraping

Reports are coming in of a new trend in hacking techniques. Known as “pervasive memory scraping,’ the technique relies on the fact that certain areas of Windows …

Spyware compromises 150,000+ Symbian devices

A new variant of spyware “Spy.Felxispy” on Symbian devices causing privacy leakage has recently been captured by the National Computer Virus Emergency Response …

A single click can open door to cybercrime

Blue Coat Systems unveiled their 2011 security report that examines Web behavior and the malware to which users are most frequently exposed. The report analyzes Web requests …