Scientists Fishing Expedition Reveals Viral Diversity In The

Scientists' Fishing Expedition Reveals Viral Diversity In The Sea

University of Arizona A fishing expedition of microscopic proportions led by University of Arizona ecologists revealed that the lines between virus types in nature are less blurred than previously thought. Using lab-cultured bacteria as...

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2014-07-15 23:14:24

Restore Tools, one of the major developers of specialized data recovery tools for the mass market, announces the long-awaited release of PDF Restore Toolbox, arguably the most efficient and advanced products of its type on the market. The newest version of the program comes with an all-new engine and knows how to restore damaged PDF files in seconds. New York, NY (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Restore Tools, an established developer of data recovery solutions for the most popular products, is glad...

2014-07-15 23:03:36

An international team of researchers published a new study of the possible use of a biodetection technology developed by the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) for rapid detection of emerging viral diseases by public health authorities. Livermore, California (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 A microbe detection array technology developed by Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) scientists could provide a new rapid method for public health authorities to conduct surveillance for...

2014-07-07 23:04:49

Android Antivirus outperforms other mobile malware detection apps with real-time and deep file scanning. SEATTLE, WA (PRWEB) July 07, 2014 Itus Mobile Security, creators of mobile malware detection software, today announced that its best-selling anti-malware app for the Android mobile platform, Android Antivirus, has now stopped more than 3 million virus and malware threats to Android mobile users. More than 97 percent of mobile malware now targets the Android mobile operating system, up...

Android Devices Being Targeted By New Text Messaging Worm
2014-06-27 13:50:33

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Security researchers this week identified a new Android worm that reportedly propagates itself to users via links in text messages. Once installed on a user's device the malware, which has been dubbed Selfmite, can send a text message to 20 contacts from the device owner's address book. This malware is worrisome to security researchers because unlike most it isn't exactly a Trojan, and the fact that it has been discovered on Android...

2014-06-25 08:38:56

Cybersecurity firm solidifies ThreatAnalyzer as the industry's premier malware analysis solution with integrated threat intelligence and customizable rule sets CLEARWATER, Fla., June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThreatTrack Security today released ThreatAnalyzer(®) 5.1, the latest version of the company's fully customizable dynamic malware analysis solution. ThreatAnalyzer enables organizations to recreate their entire application stacks - including virtual and native environments - in which to...

2014-06-24 23:14:46

GEARS allows users to monitor installed security applications and detect potential advanced threats utilizing 40 anti-malware engines. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 OPSWAT today announced the official release of the GEARS application. This free software helps users identify if their computer is at risk or compromised by providing greater visibility into the status of installed security applications and alerting them to potential advanced threats. The release of this new...

Malware Vulnerabilities Found In Microsoft's Malware Protection Engine
2014-06-18 14:58:52

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online On Tuesday Microsoft confirmed that there was a vulnerability located in the Microsoft Malware Protection Engine, which makes up of the core of several Microsoft security programs for desktops and servers, including Microsoft Forefront Client Security, Microsoft System Center 2012 Endpoint Protection, the Microsoft Malicious Software Removal Tool, Microsoft Security Essentials, Windows Intune Endpoint Protection and Windows Defender....

2014-06-12 16:28:54

LOS ANGELES, June 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- IDrive Inc., leading online backup and cloud storage provider, today announced IDrive Rewind as part of its service offering. Rewind is geared toward users who want to protect their data from possible future Crypto Virus attacks, as well as those who have previously been affected by ransomware - in which data is encrypted by a third party and held for ransom. In the past year, rises in Crypto Viruses have affected hundreds of thousands of...

2014-06-03 23:18:03

Brisbane IT company, ComputerZen, has urged families in the Queensland capital to review and improve their computers’ and internet security measures. The advice comes in the wake of the Australian Federal Police issuing cautions to several young people whose online activity was flagged as being ‘suspicious’. Brisbane, Queensland, Australia (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 Over the last twelve months, the Australian Federal Police (AFP) as well as state police have made arrests and issued...

2014-05-30 23:08:30

Trojans were responsible for four out of five infections worldwide; First three months of the year witnessed some of the biggest data thefts since creation of the Internet. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 30, 2014 Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, has announced the latest findings of the PandaLabs Quarterly Report for Q1 2014. The main conclusions of the study include the fact that malware creation has broken all records during this period, with 15+ million new samples overall, and more...

Word of the Day
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'