Stories by Ellen Messmer

'Fake codec' Trojan targets Macs

The first-ever "fake codec" Trojan malware for the Apple Macintosh was identified yesterday by Intego, a maker of Internet security software for the Mac.

Mystery of RealPlayer exploit, hijacked ad server unfolds

A week after Symantec security researchers traced the elaborate course of a malware exploit -- apparently devised in the Netherlands -- to what may be a compromised ad server belonging to Internet advertising company 24/7 Real Media, the attack metho...

USB-based network-assessment tool debuts

Catbird, a US provider of in-the-cloud security services, has made available a USB thumb drive-based device called the Pocket V-Agent, which can be plugged into a PC to carry out a network-vulnerability scan and perform other security functions in co...

EBay denies security breach led to posting of user data

When the names and personal information of 1,200 eBay users, along with credit card numbers, suddenly appeared yesterday on eBay's Trust & Safety Discussion Board where public comment is shared, eBay responded by immediately shutting down the discuss...

Trend Micro, Third Brigade team on IPS

Trend Micro said Tuesday it is teaming with startup Third Brigade to integrate its intrusion-prevention system capability into Trend Micro's OfficeScan endpoint-security product.

Nokia: Our mobile phones can be hacked, but it isn't easy

Can mobile phones be hacked? As that question is debated in the wake of a family in Washington, US claiming the phones it uses have been <a href="http://www.thenewstribune.com/front/topphoto/story/91460.html" target="_blank">taken over by hackers</a>...

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