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Three Hackers Charged With Computer Virus Attack On Bank Accounts
2013-01-23 14:58:58

Today, US prosecutors have brought charges against 3 hackers for their involvement with a computer virus which has been used to infect computers and steal banking information from more than one million machines.

2013-01-14 23:03:52

Umbrella won the PC Magazine Editors’ Choice Award for solving the critical problem of persistently protecting nomadic users from threats, even as they roam off the secure corporate network.

More Mac Malware Found By Intego
2012-12-04 12:28:23

The security experts at Intego have discovered yet another piece of Mac malware that uses the same Java exploit as the previous Flashback trojan.

Botnet Infects Skype Users Who Click Picture Links
2012-10-09 12:43:11

A good rule of thumb when surfing about this great wide web of ours: Be wary of what you click. More specifically, be particularly careful when the link alleges to lead to a picture.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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