Stuxnet Malware Older Than Most Believed
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 27, 2013
A new report says Stuxnet was first released in 2007, not 2009.
Tags: malware, virus, cyberattack, Iran, Stuxnet
FBI Takes Down Botnet That Targeted Facebook Users
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 12, 2012
International law enforcement agencies have arrested ten individuals for their part in an $850 million scheme.
Tags: Facebook, botnet, virus, FBI, hack attacks
A Laptop Infected With a Virus Before You've Even Turned It On
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 13, 2012
Microsoft sounds the warning about the Nitol malware, which has infected its supply chain.
Tags: Microsoft, lawsuit, malware, botnet, virus
Virus Knocks Out Computers at Qatari Gas Firm RasGas
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 31, 2012
Yet another piece of malware is targeting the Middle East.
Tags: malware, virus, cyber attack, Middle East, hack attacks
Saudi Oil Producer's Computers Restored After Virus Attack
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 27, 2012
The state-owned venture says it has cleaned up 30,000 PCs affected by the cyberattack.
Tags: virus, cyberattack, hacktivism, hack attacks
Researchers Discover More Malware Related to Flame, Stuxnet
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 10, 2012
The Gauss malware is spying on Lebanese banking data.
Tags: security, malware, virus, Stuxnet, Kaspersky Labs, Flame, Gauss
Spam, Malware, Virus Outbreaks Rise in 2012: Report
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 26, 2012
E-mail is more dangerous than ever.
Tags: security, spam, malware, virus, phishing, e-Mail
FBI Net Shut Off Has 'Limited' Impact on Victims
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 09, 2012
The DNS Changer malware is affecting 69,517 systems in the U.S., many of them not heavily used.
Tags: security, malware, virus, FBI, DNS Changer
Thousands Could Lose Internet Access July 9 Due to Virus
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 05, 2012
Systems infected with the DNSChanger malware won't be able to connect to the Internet until the virus is removed.
Tags: Internet, malware, virus, DNS Changer
Virus Infects Program That Controls U.S. Drones
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published October 11, 2011
The Defense Department has confirmed that military drones have been compromised by malware.
Disaster Recovery Survey: Pessimism Reigns
By Dave Simpson | Article Published January 13, 2011
A survey of IT professionals about disaster recovery trends revealed some discomforting truths.
Tags: security, IT security, virus, disaster recovery, backup
Facebook Targeted by Password-Grabbing Virus
By - Reuters | Article Published March 18, 2010
Carried by spam, the virus acts to steal online account passwords and other sensitive information. Users are warned not to download the attachment.
Tags: Facebook, spam, email security, virus, password protection
PC Virus Breached 2500 Organizations
By - Reuters | Article Published February 18, 2010
The PC virus is known to have breached almost 75,000 computers globally, claims Internet security firm NetWitness.
Tags: cyber security, virus, cyber attack, viruses
Fake 'Security' Software on Many PCs
By - Reuters | Article Published October 19, 2009
Scammers plant fake security alerts that offers "security software" that actually downloads malware.
Tags: security, software, virus, media
Report: Businesses Vulnerable to Botnets
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 05, 2009
A coalition of industry sources says that up to 25 percent of networks may be infected with botnets.
Tags: Windows, security, broadband, botnet, virus
Keeping Your Network Secure in Insecure Times
By David Strom | Article Published April 03, 2009
An overview of tangible steps a network admin can use to protect data security.
Tags: security, programming, networking, malware, virus
Koobface, I'm So Unfriending You
By Chris Nerney | Article Published March 04, 2009
Koobface, I'm So Unfriending You
Tags: Facebook, social networking, malware, virus, Trend Micro, AVG, koobface
Netbooks: Hackers Private Data Gateway
By - Reuters | Article Published March 03, 2009
Today's popular low-cost netbooks may offer hackers security holes to steal personal data.
Tags: security, Dell, marketing, netbooks, virus
Hard Work is Dead. Call It 'Work Ethic 2.0'
By Mike Elgan | Article Published December 17, 2008
A person who works with total focus has an enormous advantage over a workaholic who's "multi-tasking" all day, answering every phone call, constantly checking Facebook and Twitter, and indulging every interruption.
Tags: video, Facebook, virus, startups, e-Mail
Looking for a Halloween scare? Try the newest videogames
By - Reuters | Article Published October 30, 2008
Looking for more than ghosts and ghouls to liven up Halloween? The latest videogames are offering plenty of scary options and new terror is waiting just around the corner.
Tags: developer, software, marketing, virus, Copyright
Cybersecurity Best Practice: Guilty Until Proven Innocent
By Kenneth van Wyk | Article Published September 08, 2008
When it comes to our computers, the classic principle of innocent until proven guilty is simply too dangerous.
Tags: security, services, software, malware, virus
Malware How-to's Part of Computer Science Class
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published August 10, 2008
To make a point about the lack of education in computer security, a university professor offers courses in writing malware. Antivirus vendors don't buy the logic.
Tags: browsers, security, software, malware, virus
A Better View of Microsoft Security?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published August 05, 2008
Microsoft to expand its Trustworthy Computing in a bid to help users and vendors understand security risks.
Tags: security, Microsoft, IT, virus
Vista: Microsoft Offers Small Business Assurance
By Lauren Simonds | Article Published July 10, 2008
The company announces a program designed to support small-business owners as they transition to Vista.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, Vista, virus, technical support
Why Are IT Security Pros so Bad?
By Kenneth van Wyk | Article Published June 03, 2008
Have you heard about the security conference where the organizers inadvertently distributed a virus-infected USB stick to the attendees?
Tags: video, security, software, virus, media
Should You Use Free Software at Work?
By Eric Spiegel | Article Published May 14, 2008
There are upsides and downsides - but downloader beware.
Tags: open source, Linux, services, IBM, virus
Improving Windows XP: Windows in a Box
By Ronald Barrett | Article Published May 12, 2008
A free utility that boosts productivity in Windows XP, Windows in a Box is a little bit of bliss in a very busy world.
Tags: Windows, Vista, virus, XP, Windows in a Box