Apple releases patch Thursday to curb Flashback malware, but one analyst says platform likely to come under "deep scrutiny" by cybercriminals and this could lead to more attacks in future.
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Android still need better payment systems and hardware support, app developers say, even as Google's operating system grows its market dominance.
update SingTel launches cloud-based security service, running Symantec products, that touts savings of up to 75 percent compared to on-premise deployment.
Cybercriminals will increasingly view mobile devices as a target with its proliferation among users and the blurring of work and personal life on them, new report reveals.
Duqu virus, which security players say is related to Stuxnet, discovered in Iran's governmental systems but antivirus has been issued to combat it, report notes.
Region accounts for most spam worldwide, with more Asian nations joining the "Dirty Dozen" list which ranks South Korea second after the United States, according to new Sophos report.
Disallowing admin rights of employees' endpoint devices not realistic solution to preventing malware threats in today's self-service IT business climate, observers say.
Asian consumers show great "digital appetite" for online content and services and their online usage patterns determine threats popular in different markets, Trend Micro exec says.
With higher-end handsets increasingly targeted by thieves and cybercriminals due to the valuable data they house, security insiders share tips to help users protect their devices.
Security extension for Firefox has positive intentions and design specification to enhance online privacy and security but users need to recognize loopholes, security experts say.
With 12 million infected users, Nokia's Symbian OS still reigns as No. 1 target in China but rapid jump in Google Android-specific malware makes OS the new "hotspot", report shows.
New social network catching fancy of not only users but scammers and cybercriminals, while integrated features also cause for privacy concerns, security experts note.
Some 40 percent of malware incidents in first six months of 2011 introduced by search engines, reveals new security report, which also identifies "Shnakule" as top malware network.
The Australian firm saw its Software-as-a-Service platform taken offline by a denial-of-service attack on its hosting provider
A distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attack against Atlassian's hosting provider took the company's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform down for a few hours this morning, with services returning this afternoon.
E-mail vigilance and multi-layer defense can ward off spear-phishing and advanced persistent threats, say security experts, who believe recent RSA breach is a one-off.
Mobile users root devices to gain better control over their gadgets and have platform choice, but doing so increases security vulnerabilities, note security experts.
Recent massive wave of Web site attacks using SQL injection not new, and Trojans still form an effective component of cybercriminals' malware weaponry, says security vendor.
Chinese mobile security vendor NetQin "collaborated" with app developing firm Feiliu to inject malware into smartphones before charging users for removing them, leading to industry and consumer backlash, reports say.
As Google reiterates its open ecosystem pledge by not pre-screening apps, an analyst calls it to create a better app download approval process to counter risks of malicious apps affecting Android users.
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