News tagged ‘online security’

Thursday, 3 Nov 2011

Zero-Day Vulnerability in Windows Exploited by Duqu Trojan

Zero-Day Vulnerability in Windows Exploited by Duqu Trojan

Symantec has issued a warning of Duqu virus infection via compromised Microsoft Word email attachments from which the Duqu installer executes itself by exploiting a Windows kernel vulnerability.

DevilRobbber Steals from Unsuspecting Users in Every Sense of the Word

DevilRobbber Steals from Unsuspecting Users in Every Sense of the Word

A Mac OS X Trojan, DevilRobber steals your digital currency as well as your private information. It consumes your GPU's computing time for its own nefarious purpose too.

Friday, 28 Oct 2011

Symantec Announces October 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report

Symantec Announces October 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report

Be careful of which link you click as spammers may be targeting you. Read about the dangers of shortened URL links and other security threats from the latest Symantec Intelligence Report.

Hackers Port Linux Backdoor Trojan to Target Mac OS X

Hackers Port Linux Backdoor Trojan to Target Mac OS X

A newly discovered backdoor Trojan named Tsunami threatens to hit poorly protected Mac computers and turn them into IRC-controlled bots for planned DDoS attacks.

Thursday, 27 Oct 2011

Norton 2012 Security Products and Norton One Introduced

Norton 2012 Security Products and Norton One Introduced

Norton addresses the rising security concerns of online personal information in the form of its 2012 products. Also introduced is the Norton One, a personalized service that will protect consumers across multiple devices.

Wednesday, 5 Oct 2011

Microsoft Security Essentials Tool Mistakens Google Chrome as Malware

Microsoft Security Essentials Tool Mistakens Google Chrome as Malware

Google Chrome users may be affected by the overzealous virus definitions in Microsoft Security Essentials. The latter has mistakenly flagged the browser as malware.

Tuesday, 6 Sep 2011

Symantec Announces August 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report

Symantec Announces August 2011 Symantec Intelligence Report

Have you gotten less spam lately? Since September 2010, the spam ratio has dropped nearly 20% in Singapore's email traffic. Still, there are several spam threats you should be aware of and this report highlights some of them.

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