Microsoft blamed human error after two computers on its network were hacked and then misused by spammers to promote questionable online pharmaceutical websites.
Microsoft has seen a dramatic drop in the number of computers infected with Waledac, a piece of malicious software affiliated with a botnet that was once responsible for a massive amount of spam.
Database security is rife with pitfalls, according to 430 Oracle database administrators surveyed by the Independent Oracle Users Group.
Criminals who use the Zeus banking crimeware may be working on an new angle: corporate espionage.
The Zeus botnet remains a robust network that is difficult to destroy despite an international sting operation that saw dozens arrested this week for allegedly stealing money from online bank accounts.
U.S. authorities dealt a significant blow to the most successful computer crime organization this week, but it's unclear whether the masterminds behind the Zeus malware will ever be brought to justice.
Suspects charged with stealing more than US$9.4 million from U.K. banks using the Zeus botnet apparently spent more time figuring out the logistics of stealing the money than they did on securing their cyber operation.
U.K. police rounded up 19 people Tuesday in a pre-dawn raid targeting a criminal network using the Zeus banking trojan.
A new law makes it illegal in California to maliciously impersonate someone online.
A Venezuelan man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Friday for stealing and then reselling more than 10 million minutes of Internet phone service.
Beginning Sept. 30, Visa will require merchants and related businesses to conduct wireless security scans to prove compliance with version 1.2 of the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) which is designed to safeguard cardholder data from wireless th...
Two hackers convicted of defacing Comcast's website two years ago were sentenced Friday to 18 months in prison.
The FBI has launched an investigation into the "Here you have" worm, which disrupted corporate e-mail systems in the U.S. two weeks ago.
Google is at its wit's end dealing with illegal sellers of prescription drugs that market medicines on its ad network, so it has decided to take some of these allegedly rogue advertisers to court.
A highly sophisticated computer worm that has spread through Iran, Indonesia and India was built to destroy operations at one target: possibly Iran's Bushehr nuclear reactor.
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