Authorities in Spain have busted a ring of computer criminals. Their speciality: Ransomware, an infuriating kind of computer attack where a virus gets introduced that locks up the computer system and demands a cash ransom.
One of the father's of modern anti-virus software, John McAfee, is a suspect in a Belize murder. Jeff Wise discusses the exclusive story on McAfee he recently wrote for Gizmodo.
The FTC has delivered what could be a landmark judgment on a certain kind of internet scam where unsuspecting users are duped into paying cash to protect their computer from viruses that aren't actually on it.
A new malware threat is spreading like fire across the Middle East. What problems might the cyber weapon Flame cause, where did its name come from, and how similar is it to the virus Stuxnet?