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Zack Whittaker hits hard with our top government stories of the week, the judgement of how far reaching US data ownership is across the world. Plus, we have the usual selection of fascinating worldwide government stories, including a dangerous new point-of-sale virus. Double-check your credit card bills, folks.
GENEVA -- The critical MS08-067 vulnerability used by the Conficker worm to build a powerful botnet continues to be a lucrative security hole for cyber criminals.During a presentation at the Virus Bulletin 2009 conference here, a trio of Microsoft researchers dissected the malware attacks linked to MS08-067 and found that criminal gangs are still exploiting the flaw to plant data-theft Trojans on vulnerable Windows machines.
ZDNet Asia explores some tools to help keep mobile phone users' data secure, for situations ranging from virus scanning to Web surfing and misplacing the devices.
A 35-year-old computer programmer pleaded not guilty on Friday to charges that he planted a computer virus designed to destroy all the data on 4,000 Fannie Mae computer servers.
Malware hunters at Websense Security Labs have discovered legitimate Google sponsored links being used to plant scareware programs (rogue anti-virus applications) on the computers of Windows users.In a blow-by-blow description of the rogueware attack, Websense researcher Elad Sharf shows how an innocent Google search for the Winrar file archiver and data compression utility can lead to a fake C|Net downloads.
USB Unhide Lite is a lightweight and efficient piece of software developed to function as a method of revealing the hidden contents...
McAfee today announced plans to shell out $350 million to buy SafeBoot, a deal that strengthens the anti-virus vendor's push into the mobile data security market.
Securing your PCs is more than just installing anti-virus software and firewalls. How would you protect your data if your hard drive is being physically removed from your PC?
We do not understand the importance of total protection for our PC unless we actually face a devastating data loss situation. Yes,...
Fewer campuses reported security incidents and threats in 2006. Even thefts of computers containing confidential data and hacks of campus networks declined by a few percentage points, while reports of major virus or spyware infestations fell sharply.
Microsoft, experts worried about e-mail virus or other attack that could put PCs and data at risk.
Virus? Spyware? Loss of sensitive data... what's going to get you a P45 the quickest?
FB-4 Virus Guard also offers SMS call blocking and data encryption.
Holding data to ransom, scaremongering, internet law, spammers making money, the uber-virus, spyware at home - and many more of your concerns addressed...
A survey released by Evans Data reveals that 92% of respondents have never had their Linux systems infected with a virus. The survey, titled Summer 2004 Linux Development Survey, also reports that 78% of Linux developers have never had their systems hacked.
A slow-spreading variant of the MyDoom virus is expected to target the recording industry's Web site with a deluge of data. But the RIAA may not feel the pain.
The start of a data flood by PCs infected with the MyDoom.B virus has had little impact on the software giant's Web site, Internet watchers say.
A new version of the mass-mailing virus hits the Net, aiming data attacks at Microsoft's Web site and interfering with an infected PC's ability to access downloadable security-software updates.
If you read most of the media reports about the latest viruses, you will probably believe that the worst a virus can do is destroy your data.
Norton Internet Security 2003 is a solid package for the price, especially as an upgrade.
Klez.h, the voracious variant of the Klez worm, not only stole the crown for "most widely spread virus" but also accounted for more than 96 percent of all reports of virus attacks in the month of May, Moscow-based antivirus company Kaspersky Labs said on Monday. CIH and Elkern, two other viruses that have been found piggybacking on the Klez virus, have together made up another 1 percent. Data on the Web site of U.K.-based mail service provider MessageLabs indicates that Klez has surpassed SirCam as the most prolific virus. The company has intercepted more than 767,000 copies of SirCam and has caught almost 908,000 copies of Klez. --Robert Lemos, Special to ZDNet News
The self-spreading program--dubbed DoS.Storm--infects computers, then uses them to inundate Microsoft's servers with data and email. It's a crossover between hacking and virus writing--a new trend?
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