• News tagged "malware"

Friday, 13 Jul 2012

New Android Malware Found on Google Play

New Android Malware Found on Google Play

According to Symantec, a new Android.Dropdialer Trojan was found masquerading as two popular game titles on the Google Play store. Since their appearances on Google Play on June 24, they’ve raked in 50,000 to 100,000 downloads.

Friday, 29 Jun 2012

AutoCAD Users - Beware of Circulating Design File Malware

AutoCAD Users - Beware of Circulating Design File Malware

ESET has uncovered a worm that targets AutoCAD drawings. Upon infection, the worm - ACAD/Medre.A - will proceed to steal files and send them to email accounts in China.

Tuesday, 26 Jun 2012

Malware Leaves Printers Inundated with Print Jobs

Malware Leaves Printers Inundated with Print Jobs

According to Symantec, an outbreak of Trojan.Milicenso had resulted in printer servers being inundated with print jobs. The affected printers printed garbage characters until they ran out of paper. The malware first surfaced in 2012 and has been making a comeback over the past two weeks.

Friday, 4 May 2012

Symantec Discovers New Android Malware Threat

Symantec Discovers New Android Malware Threat

Detected by Symantec as Android.Notcompatible, the Android malware threat is currently being spread by a handful of infected websites.

Monday, 30 Apr 2012

Trend Micro Announces Partnership with Facebook

Trend Micro Announces Partnership with Facebook

Facebook will support integration of the Trend Micro Smart Protection Network infrastructure, which uses cloud technology, threat correlation, and a global network of threat intelligence to prevent malware and web threats before they hit the computer.

Wednesday, 11 Apr 2012

Apple Working Towards Flashback Solution

Apple Working Towards Flashback Solution

Flashback malware has finally become a big enough security threat that even Apple has acknowledged its impact, and has announced that it is hard at work on a solution.

Monday, 9 Apr 2012

The Fallout from Flashback Malware

The Fallout from Flashback Malware

While Apple might have been able to bring the recent Flashback malware under control, web security experts are now releasing details detailing the extent of damage caused.

Monday, 30 Jan 2012

New Malware Discovered by Symantec on Android Market

New Malware Discovered by Symantec on Android Market

In a blog post, Symantec identified multiple publisher IDs on the Android Market that are being used to push out Android.Counterclank. The malware in question has a bot-like behavior, which can receive commands to steal information from the Android device.

Wednesday, 16 Nov 2011

Twilight Fans Targeted by Hackers

Twilight Fans Targeted by Hackers

Some Twilight-related searches will turn up items that have been infected with malware as the interest in the film series grows due to the upcoming movie.

Thursday, 15 Sep 2011

Intel and McAfee Unveil DeepSAFE, A Hardware-Assisted Security Technology

Intel and McAfee Unveil DeepSAFE, A Hardware-Assisted Security Technology

Intel and McAfee reveal McAfee DeepSAFE, a new and holistic approach to protect computing devices against intrusions from security breaches and malware.

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