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New Mac malware wipes that smug look off of Apple fans' faces

May 20, 2011
For years, everyone's known that PCs are prone to malware and Macs are not. Just ask any Mac owner, they'll condescendingly tell you so. Well,...
Posted In: mac, malware, security, smugness

Microsoft says 1 in 14 downloads is malware

May 18, 2011
New information from Microsoft about anti-malware efforts on its Internet Explorer (IE) browsers cast some light on the rise of malware downloads....
Posted In: malware, Microsoft

Iran says it's been hit with another computer virus

Apr 25, 2011
After Stuxnet took its nuclear facilities last year, Iran says it's dealing with another computer virus. This one they're calling Stars. Officials...
Posted In: Iran, malware, stuxnet

Lizamoon attack hits hundreds of thousands of sites

Apr 1, 2011
Hackers have been able to hijack hundreds of thousands of websites in the past 48 hours and insert redirects in them that take you to a sham...
Posted In: business, hacking, malware, security, windows

Next-generation ZeuS means trouble for you and your money

Feb 3, 2011
We reported on ZeuS last fall - it's a piece of malware that is very hard to detect, not that hard to infect your computer with, and very popular...
Posted In: malware, privacy, security, worm, zeus

New research on Stuxnet shows it was likely meant to disrupt nuclear facility

Nov 16, 2010
In an updated version of its analysis of the Stuxnet worm that caused major problems for Iran's nuclear plant earlier this year, Symantec finds...
Posted In: Iran, malware, Science, stuxnet, world, worm

ZeuS is trickier still, eviller still

Nov 5, 2010
The evil genius malware is trying a new technique to thwart the researchers who are going after it. Bad guys are setting up fake interfaces in the...
Posted In: malware, privacy, Science, zeus

Macs not so virus-proof after all

Oct 29, 2010
Historically, Mac users have been incredibly smug about the fact that most viruses infect PCs instead of Macs. Their smugness, if harnessed, could...
Posted In: mac, malware, privacy

Biblical clue in Stuxnet worm?

Sep 30, 2010
We talked this week about the Stuxnet computer worm. It's a bit of malware that attacks infrastructure system controls as opposed to electronic...
Posted In: government, malware, military, security

CAMERON DIAZ IS GOING TO KILL YOU

Aug 19, 2010
By "you", I mean your computer. By "kill", I mean infect with malware. She's going to infect with malware your computer. And by "going", I mean...
Posted In: cameron siaz, malware, search, security

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