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Malware Re-invented To Generate Social Media Buzz
2013-08-18 04:42:13

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online A virus that originally surfaced over five years ago to swipe credit card numbers and banking information has reportedly been modified in order to pursue a more lucrative target – social media likes and followers. Certainly, it sounds ludicrous, but according to Reuters, a fake fan on a website like Instagram can actually be worth five-times more than a stolen credit card number. To that end, the Zeus malware has been modified...

2013-07-31 23:18:30

Each quarter, the SecureIT Research team identifies malware vulnerabilities, analyzes risks, and enables instant remediation in order to protect enterprises and the public. This quarter, SecureIT Research identified the following trends. Cedar Rapids, Iowa (PRWEB) July 31, 2013 SecurityCoverage Inc. today released its SecureIT Quarterly Malware Report: Q2 2013. The second quarter report highlights a 39 percent increase in virus detections from Q1 to Q2 2013. Each quarter, the SecureIT...

2013-07-29 23:00:59

There are a number of online virus removal companies running their business today. But not all of them are successful in offering impeccable services to their customers. However, customers of iRepair.net always appreciate the speed and the dedication with which the company serves its customers. (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 Most computer users invest on one or another anti-virus solution, but many of these software solutions fail drastically to ensure the safety of a computer system throughout...

Glimpse Into Untapped Biodiversity Offered By Newly Discovered Marine Viruses
2013-07-25 09:17:40

University of Arizona Studying bacteria from the Baltic Sea, University of Arizona researchers have discovered an entire array of previously unknown viruses that barely resemble any of the known bacteria-infecting viruses Researchers of the University of Arizona's Tucson Marine Phage Lab have discovered a dozen new types of unknown viruses that infect different strains of marine bacteria. Bacteriophages -- viruses that prey on bacteria -- are less familiar to most people than their...

2013-07-24 10:21:37

Scientists battling disease that costs hog industry $800 million each year A research team from the University of Missouri and Kansas State University has been working to find a cure for a specific virus that affects pigs and costs the hog industry $800 million annually. In their latest study, the team disproved one way the virus spreads, which will help scientists narrow the search for an ultimate cure. Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (PRRSV) can inhibit pigs from...

Largest Virus Ever Discovered
2013-07-19 11:40:30

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Once thought to be tiny and containing only a handful of genes, viruses have been redefined over the past decade by the discoveries of specimens the size of bacteria that contain 1,000 genes or more. According to a newly published report in the journal Science, French researchers have discovered a virus 1,000 times larger than the flu virus and which has almost 2,600 genes - the biggest virus known to date....

2013-07-17 23:20:13

A new variation of the notorious Zeus “bank robbing virus” has hit Facebook. Experts at Online Virus Repair Inc. urge internet-browsers to exercise caution and be on the lookout for the new malware. San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) July 17, 2013 Cyber-criminals have unleashed a new variation of the dreaded Zeus Banking Trojan which spreads via Facebook, stealing personal information. The new virus poses a serious threat because of its ability to infect computers, sneaking by even the...


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