Symantec has released a new utility called Norton Antibot to help users detect signs of botnet activity on a Windows computer.
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Ryan Naraine is a journalist and social media enthusiast specializing in Internet and computer security issues.
Dancho Danchev is an independent security consultant and cyber threats analyst, with extensive experience in open source intelligence gathering, malware and cybercrime incident response.
The news that Apple's Safari browser is coming to Windows has caused raised eyebrows in the security research community and there's already word that a memory corruption vulnerability has been discovered.
The spammers behind last year's destruction of Blue Security are back with a vengeance, using a variant of the 'Storm Worm' malware to launch a sustained distributed denial-of-service attack against three anti-spam services.
Niels Provos, one of the brains behind Google's big anti-malware push, has released a new version of the open-source SpyBye Web proxy utility.
If you want to blame someone for the release of dangerous exploit code targeting gaping holes in Yahoo Messenger, point your finger at Yahoo spokeswoman Terrell Karlsten.
I'm still working on that follow-up story on how Yahoo completely screwed up the flaw disclosure process (waiting to give Yahoo a chance to comment) and caused exploit code to be publicly released but, in the meantime, Yahoo Messenger users should know that a patch is now available and ready for download.Over the next several weeks, users worldwide will be prompted to update to a new version of Yahoo!
Next Tuesday, Microsoft plans to ship six bulletins with patches for a wide swathe of vulnerabilities in Windows, Internet Explorer, Outlook Express, Windows Mail, Office and Visio.
An unknown hacker has published exploit code for dangerous holes in two ActiveX controls installed by default by the Yahoo Messenger package.
Jeff Jones has expanded his project to count security flaws (publicly reported and fixed) in the major workstation operating systems and his latest numbers show Windows Vista has by far the best security profile when compared to the major Linux distributions.
Researchers at eEye Digital Security has found several high-risk code execution holes in the Yahoo Messenger instant messaging program.