News tagged ‘virus’

Wednesday, 14 Aug 2013

Hackers Expected to Unleash Viruses on Windows XP in 2014

Hackers Expected to Unleash Viruses on Windows XP in 2014

There are reports that hackers have been stocking up on Windows XP exploits, and are planning to release them the moment Microsoft ceases support for the aging operating system.

Friday, 1 Feb 2013

Symantec Advises Against Surprise

Symantec Advises Against Surprise "Parcels" In Your Inbox

Symantec Security Response has discovered that fake FedEx emails have been circulating. In these emails, users are asked to click on a link to print out a receipt in order to retrieve their parcel in person from the nearest FedEx office. Unsuspecting users who click on the link will be greeted by a PostalReceipt.zip file containing a malicious executable file named "PostalReceipt.exe", where a malware, "Trojan.Smoaler", will then be delivered to their computer.

Tuesday, 4 Dec 2012

New Trojan Malware Dockster Hits Mac Users

New Trojan Malware Dockster Hits Mac Users

After Flashback showed the world the vulnerabilities Apple computers had, Dockster is the new malware on the block. The backdoor trojan is targeting mac users disguised as a Dalai Lama related website.

Thursday, 29 Dec 2011

Beware of Cybercriminals This Festive Season

Beware of Cybercriminals This Festive Season

Trend Micro offers some useful tips and information on how consumers can be extra vigilant when making online purchases.

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