1 in 3 EU Internet users infected by malware

The EU has been at the forefront in leveraging IT advancements. The region has a high Internet penetration rate and over two-thirds of the population uses Internet. However, …

Web malware grew by 139 percent

Cisco’s latest global threat report reveals that Web malware increased by 139 percent in 2010 compared with the previous year. The rate of Web malware encounters peaked …

Mobile application security in the cloud

Rapid adoption of mobile devices and mobile apps as a critical part of an enterprise IT strategy has created a significant and unbounded security risk. Challenged to implement …

Malware increases by 46% in only one year

There is a steady growth of threats to mobile platforms, according to a new McAfee report. The number of pieces of new mobile malware in 2010 increased by 46 percent compared …

USB autorun attacks against Linux

Many people think that Linux is immune to the type of Autorun attacks that have plagued Windows systems with malware over the years. However, there have been many advances in …

Zeus Trojan targets UK government

During his speech at the Munich Security Conference on Friday, UK’s foreign secretary William Hague revealed that the UK government has been targeted with a e-mail …

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 …