10 security predictions for 2011

WatchGuard Technologies’ security analysts provide their 2011 security predictions: 10. “APT” becomes security acronym of the year – Heard of …

Ransomware continues to pose a threat

The great majority of cybercriminals is in it for the money. Some choose to steal it indirectly by using information-stealing malware to gain access to users’ online …

Bogus airline charge leads to Zeus Trojan

A recent spam campaign is targeting frequent users of a popular German airline carrier, baiting them with a exorbitant bogus fee that has apparently been charged to their …

Waledac botnet wakes up after 7 days of sleep

Waledac appeared in a new version in the last days of 2010, sending out big amounts of New Year related spam messages. It then stopped spamming in the evening of January 4th, …

Online security tips for avoiding malware

Every month hundreds of thousands of unsuspecting computer users are faced by the inconveniences, complications and data loss that can come with Trojan horses, worms and email …

Tuesday is the most active day for threats

The most active day for threat-related traffic worldwide is Tuesday, with Monday a close second, according to a report by SonicWALL. This pattern holds true for the U.S., …