malware

  1. jes

    Android mobile main target for malware: security agencies

    Android main target for malware: security agencies Android is by far the primary target for malware attacks, mostly because many users are still using older versions of the software
  2. QuintonB

    Smartphone security issues on the rise: survey

    Smartphone malware explodes: survey Smartphone users have seen an explosion of malware in the past year, dominated by schemes targeting Google’s Android operating system, a survey showed Wednesday.
  3. jes

    SA first in Africa… for malware

    SA first in Africa… for malware South Africa has improved its Symantec Internet Security Threat Profile between 2011 and 2012, except in the area of phishing attacks
  4. LazyLion

    SABRIC Warns of Identity Theft Scam

    Banking authorities warned consumers on Monday against a new scam designed to trick people into compromising their personal information. "The latest scam targets home computer users and is masqueraded as legitimate telephonic calls from reputable computer software stores," the SA Banking Risk...
  5. QuintonB

    Piracy costs consumers billions

    Beware: Piracy is costing you billions According to a new study by the IDC, the use of pirated software is costing businesses billions around the globe – and South Africa is no exception.
  6. jes

    Warning: Porn viewing can harm your smartphone

    Warning: Porn viewing can harm your smartphone Smartphone porn viewing is riskier than doing so on PC, reports security firm
  7. J

    Malware mails disguised as group coupon promotions

    Group coupon malware mails on the rise Spammers use the group coupon trend to disguise malware
  8. J

    Kaspersky discovers miniFlame cyber attack program

    Kaspersky finds new “high-value” malware Kaspersky Labs has discovered a new “miniFlame” program, which is designed for precise cyber espionage attacks
  9. J

    Scareware scheme tricks users into buying PC fixes

    “Scareware” scheme operators fined The US has ordered the operators of a “scareware” scheme to pay $163 million for tricking computer users
  10. J

    Harry Potter star becomes bait for online attacks

    Emma Watson becomes bait for malware attacks Cyber criminals use Emma Watson to lure in users to online attacks
  11. Napalm2880

    IOL's website infected with Malware?

    Visited the IOL news page this morning and Chrome displayed this warning: Any ideas on whats wrong?
  12. Jan

    DNS changer malware infected PCs to lose Internet access today

    “Internet Doomsday” is here Computer users around the world infected with malware may lose their Internet access today
  13. J

    New virus could bring a quarter-million PCs to their knees

    Virus could take out around 250,000 PCs A new malware could blackout a signifficant number of home and work PCs
  14. QuintonB

    Watch out for Mac malware - have you been infected?

    Beware: Mac malware – have you been infected? Trojan already built a 600,000-strong botnet, according to Doctor Web
  15. jes

    Malware passes 75 million unique samples

    Malware passes 75 million unique samples Malicious Sites Nearly Double, while Android Becomes a Fresh Target
  16. QuintonB

    Kaspersky detects 780 new phishing programs daily

    Warning: 780 new phishing programs detected daily Kaspersky Lab detects 780 new malicious programs designed to steal users’ online banking data every day
  17. jes

    TopTV website appears to have been hacked

    TopTV website appears to have been hacked Anti-virus programs are reporting that the TopTV website is serving malware
  18. LazyLion

    CNET [Download.com] Accused of Wrapping Malware in Windows Installer

    http://www.networkworld.com/community/blog/cnet-accused-wrapping-malware-windows-installer-nmap-security-tool Thought this warning was relevant since many of have used Download.com in the past as a good source of freeware and a reliable Files mirror!
  19. QuintonB

    Another espionage malware program discovered

    Another espionage malware program discovered A new malicious programme “is essentially a precursor to a future Stuxnet-like attack,” Symantec said
  20. S

    Why Microsoft Apologies only to Customers not Google after removing Google Chrome

    On September 30th, 2011, an incorrect detection for PWS:Win32/Zbot was identified and as a result, Google Chrome was inadvertently blocked and in some cases removed. Within a few hours, Microsoft released an update that addresses the issue. Signature versions 1.113.672.0 and higher include this...
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