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Deadly virus among piglets puts hog farmers on alert

Jul 12, 2013
The virus is deadly for piglets less than a week old. Suspected to come from China, it does not affect humans.
Posted In: pigs, virus, farming, farm

China tackles a new outbreak of bird flu

Apr 5, 2013
Officials in China announced today that a sixth person has died from a new strain of bird flu. 14 people near Shanghai have been infected, and today authorities there decided to close all of the city's poultry markets.
Posted In: China, Health, virus

If you're having Internet trouble, blame the DNS Changer

Jul 9, 2012
Is a computer of yours other than the one you’re reading this on not connecting to the Internet this morning? Plus, aliens come to earth and they love Andy Gibb.
Posted In: malware, virus, security, Music

Thousands of Mac computers reportedly infected

Apr 6, 2012
There are reports that 600,000 Apple computers around the world have been infected with a virus. The company has released a fix to protect customers.
Posted In: apple, virus

Apple users get a wake-up call with virus threat

Apr 6, 2012
The Flashback Trojan has reportedly infected 600,000 Apple computers around the world. Before this, Macs had a reputation for being all but immune to viruses.
Posted In: apple, virus

Duqu. Sounds like a cute robot, right?

Oct 19, 2011
Well it most certainly is NOT. According to security firm Symantec, Duqu is a pre-cursor to the next Stuxnet virus. That could mean big trouble in...
Posted In: malware, stuxnet, Tech Report, virus

Virus mid-life crisis

Sep 26, 2011
Today marks the 40th anniversary of the first known computer virus. Known as Creeper, the virus was developed and released as a test, to see what...
Posted In: malware, virus

Scareware ring busted, cyber palookas shut down, gave them a little chin music see?

Jun 23, 2011
This memo item brought to you by a poor imitation of Edward G. Robinson....
Posted In: piracy, scareware, security, software, virus