viruses in pictures
The earliest worms and viruses were created for geeky fun and did little harm - oh, how times have changed. Here are 20 worms, viruses and botnets that show the evolution of malware, from Creeper to Flame.
Article | 14/09/2011 Microsoft, Adobe unleash flood of security updatesToday is Patch Tuesday again. The ninth of the year already. Microsoft has released five new security bulletins, and Adobe has joined the party with s...
Article | 9/08/2011 Scammers shift targets beyond the PCCareer criminal Willie Sutton was often quoted saying that he robbed banks "because that's where the money is." The legend sounds good, but Sutton act...
Article | 5/08/2011 Android users least prepared for rise in mobile malwareAn explosion in mobile malware in the first half of 2011 has exponentially increased the chance of an Android device getting infected according to one...
Article | 4/08/2011 Experts disagree on Android call recording 'Trojan'According to some headlines, the sky is falling on Android. No, I am not referring to the headlines predicting that the iPhone 5 will double Apple's s...
Article | 17/08/2010 How did my protected PC get infected?SUPERAntiSpyware found three Trojans on a reader's PC. He asked the <a href="http://forums.pcworld.com/index.php?/forum/2000-windows/">Windows</a> for...
Article | 19/01/2011 ClamAV promises free antivirus app for businessesMost of us don't like paying for antivirus (AV) software, but at least home users can rely on one of the free options, such as Microsoft Security Esse...
Article | 11/01/2011 Top 10 tech scares of the decadeThe dawn of the new millennium prompted fears about the future, but so far reality has not quite matched the predictions of catastrophe. The first ten...
Article | 8/01/2011 Text message of 'death' threatens smartphone securitySecurity researchers have shown that carefully crafted text messages sent to cell phones via short message service (SMS) can cause them to shutdown wi...
Article | 7/07/2009 Viruses and cyber crime: we talk to security expert Eugene KasperskyIn 1989, Eugene Kaspersky ran afoul of the Cascade virus while working for the Ministry of Defence in the heart of the Soviet Union. He defeated it wi...
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