LynuxWorks releases a rootkit detection system

LynuxWorks announced the RDS5201, a new product to help detect the rootkit. Built on the LynxSecure 5.2 separation kernel and hypervisor, this small-form-factor appliance has …

Malware you can “live with”, but shouldn’t

The main symptom of a computer being infected with the ZeroAccess (or Sirefef) malware is that online searches via Google Search often lead to unhelpful pages filled with ads …

First anti-malware product for UEFI

Kaspersky Lab released Kaspersky Anti-Virus for UEFI (KUEFI) – an anti-malware solution which can protect the user’s PC before the operating system even starts …

F-Secure rebuilds free Online Scanner

F-Secure’s free Online Scanner tool has been completely rebuilt to be faster, lighter and more powerful than before, and now even cleans up advanced rootkits, the most …

Mobile network infections increase by 67%

Kindsight released a new report that reveals security threats to home and mobile networks, including a small decline in home network infections and an increase in mobile …

New TDL4 rootkit successfully hiding from AV

A new variant of TDL4 has been identified, and it is now ranked as the second most prevalent malware strains within two months since detection. The characteristics are similar …

Is Ubisoft’s DRM browser plugin a rootkit?

An offhand remark made by Google engineer Tavis Ormandy to a post on the Full Disclosure mailing list has sparked anger in the harts of Ubisoft users, as he shared his …