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Thursday, 18 Apr 2013

Cybercriminals Capitalize on Boston Marathon Blast

Cybercriminals Capitalize on Boston Marathon Blast

Within just 24 hours of Monday's explosion at the Boston Marathon, Trend Micro observed an outbreak of more than 9,000 Blackhole Exploit Kit spammed messages, all related to the tragic incident.

Wednesday, 20 Mar 2013

ESET Smart Security 6 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 Released

ESET Smart Security 6 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6 Released

ESET has announced the release of its flagship products: ESET Smart Security 6 and ESET NOD32 Antivirus 6. The former provides all-in-one internet security, while the latter, a fast and powerful antivirus solution.

Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013

Security Flaws in UPnP Expose Millions of Networked Devices to Remote Attacks

Security Flaws in UPnP Expose Millions of Networked Devices to Remote Attacks

Security experts from Rapid7 have recommended disabling the UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) protocol on network-enabled devices. This is to prevent hackers from exploiting inherent flaws in the UPnP protocol to gain unauthorized access to their networks remotely.

Tuesday, 21 Feb 2012

x.o.ware Launches Network Security Products

x.o.ware Launches Network Security Products

The ExoNetwork extends security to users accessing the Internet, even over less secure public networks, while the ExoKey provides encrypted remote access to everything connected to the ExoNetwork.

Wednesday, 15 Feb 2012

Trend Micro Extends Web Security Services to PS Vita

Trend Micro Extends Web Security Services to PS Vita

Trend Micro has extended its collaboration with Sony to offer two web security services - Trend Micro Kids Safety and Trend Micro Web Security for PlayStation Vita.

Thursday, 3 Nov 2011

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.

Friday, 21 Oct 2011

Skype's Security Flaw Can Expose A User's Identity, Location and Filesharing Habits

Skype's Security Flaw Can Expose A User's Identity, Location and Filesharing Habits

By exploiting a security flaw in Skype, security researchers are able to identity the user, track his location as well as monitor his P2P activities.

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.

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