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 …

Hedge funds unprepared for cyber attack

With details trickling in about how the sophisticated Stuxnet computer worm derailed years of work on Iran’s nuclear program, many seasoned observers are left to wonder …

Facebook fake photo links lead to malware

A simplistic but seemingly effective bait leading to malware is apparently been circling on Facebook for a couple of weeks now. Users are sent messages from their …

A good decade for cybercrime

For Internet users, it has been a decade of exciting online advances that allow people to communicate, share information and conduct business in ways that were never before …

Internet porn still main source of threats

A significant 63% of the users attempting to find adult content on their computers compromised their computers’ security on multiple occasions, according to BitDefender. …

Job application e-mails carry banking Trojan

The FBI-backed Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) has issued a warning yesterday about the rise in Automated Clearing House fraud aimed at businesses across the country. …

Spyware prevention 101

Spyware goes by many names, including adware, malware, crimeware, scumware and snoopware, but no matter what you call it, its purpose is still the same: to creep into your …

Zeus malware now targets online payment providers

The Zeus malware continues to evolve, diversifying away from its target bank sites and their customers, and over to sites with user credentials that allow assets that have a …