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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., …

Kneber botnet returns, steals sensitive government documents

The Kneber botnet is running and striking again – this time with a Christmas-themed electronic greeting card seemingly coming from The White House and targeting …

Fake Microsoft security update carries Autorun worm

An e-mail supposedly coming from Microsoft and urging the recipients to update their Windows has started making rounds yesterday: There are a lot of people out there who will …

Android Trojan with botnet capabilities found in the wild

A new, more sophisticated Trojan for Android devices has been spotting lurking on third-party Chinese Android app markets – the first ever piece of Android malware that …

Fake iTunes e-mail leads to drive-by download

E-mails purportedly coming from iTunes and bearing “iTunes account may be suspended” in the subject line have been hitting inboxes in the last few days. …

Worm blocks access to Facebook

A relatively new worm that Symantec named W32.Yimfoca presents a very interesting and never before seen modus operandi. A variant of the worm spreads via Yahoo! Messenger and, …

Web-based stealth attacks on network security will dominate 2011

Viruses will become more subtle and even harder to detect in 2011, and the primary line of attack will continue to be via the internet, according to Redscan. Malware is now …

Virus yearbook 2010: Mariposa, Stuxnet and MSNWorm most noteworthy

PandaLabs is closing the year with a look at some of the unique and noteworthy viruses that have appeared over the last twelve months. The list of viruses is vast and varied, …

Experimental botnet reveals long sought answers

Is there a better way of analyzing the ins and outs of a botnet than making one yourself? The answer to that question was negative for ESET’s researcher Pierre-Marc …

Vendor creates malware to sell its anti-malware product

Chinese antivirus software companies seem to have a unusual strategy for keeping its services and products in demand – secretly developing threats themselves and …

Performance concerns make 25% of users turn off AV

More than 60 percent of respondents have tried multiple anti-virus products over the course of a year, according to Avira. In addition, 25 percent of the users admitted to …

Emergence of blended malware attacks lead concern for 2011

CoreTrace released their top security predictions for 2011. “The major theme in for 2011 will be evolution. The evolution of attacks like Stuxnet, the evolution of new …

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