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2014-08-27 23:09:07

The second quarter of 2014 has seen the creation of 15 million new strains of malware. Madrid, Spain (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, has announced the latest findings of the PandaLabs quarterly report for Q2 2014. The main conclusions of the study include the fact that malware is still being created at the record levels reached in the previous quarter: 15 million new samples were generated, at an average rate of 160,000 every day. While Trojans are...

2014-08-12 23:11:48

IT support company in Miami, Telx Computers, announces enhanced network security options with secure firewalls to their clients. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 12, 2014 Most computers now come with a firewall built in, but despite this, the number of computers that are infected with viruses, worms and other types of malware grows by the day. One of the biggest reasons why firewalls are not doing their job, is because many of us have never taken the time to tweak our firewall to make it...

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...

2014-05-30 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...

2014-03-18 12:34:53

SAN DIEGO, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET®, the global leader in proactive digital protection, announced today its security research team, in collaboration with CERT-Bund, the Swedish National Infrastructure for Computing and other leading agencies, has uncovered a widespread cybercriminal campaign involving a Backdoor Trojan which seized control of more than 25,000 UNIX servers worldwide. Once infected, victims' systems are used to steal credentials, redirect web traffic to...

2014-03-17 23:03:02

Malware strain creation hit record levels; total of 30 million new malicious strains in circulation. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) March 17, 2014 Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, has published the results of its 2013 Annual Report, drawn up by PandaLabs. In 2013 alone, cyber-criminals created and distributed 20 percent of all malware that has ever existed, with a total of 30 million new malicious strains in circulation, at an average of 82,000 per day. A new milestone in malware...

2014-03-14 16:23:49

ABINGDON, England, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Experts from G-Data and BAE Systems recently released information about a persistent cyber espionage operation codenamed Turla (also referred to as Snake or Uroburos). Further to this, Kaspersky Lab's research and analysis team have now found an unexpected connection between Turla and an existing piece of malware known as Agent.BTZ. In 2008, Agent.BTZ infected the local networks of the United States Central Command in...

2014-02-27 12:31:26

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ESET, the global leader in proactive digital protection, is warning Mac® users not to download pirated software from file-sharing peer-to-peer (P2P) networks in the wake of a new malware discovery. Researchers have discovered a Bitcoin-stealing malware called OSX/CoinThief being spread via cracked apps, apps often obtained by over-riding Apple's standard security settings. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121109/SF09648LOGO) The...

2014-02-24 23:24:54

Wireless Router Vulnerabilities Leave Enterprise Networks Vulnerable San Francisco, CA - RSA Booth 3501 (PRWEB) February 24, 2014 Tripwire, Inc., a leading global provider of risk-based security and compliance management solutions, today announced the results of an extensive analysis of security vulnerabilities in Small Office/Home Office (SOHO) wireless routers. As part of the research, Tripwire sponsored a study of 653 IT and security professionals and 1,009 employees who work remotely...

The Lifespan Of The Worm Predicted With Accuracy In New Study
2014-02-14 13:11:49

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Scientists claim they have found a way to accurately predict the lifespan of a worm, meaning fortune tellers should be updating their LinkedIn profiles pretty soon. Researchers, publishing a paper in the journal Nature, say they have found a way to determine an organism’s lifespan by looking at the bursts of activity in the mitochondria, which is part of the cell which generates energy. “Mitochondrial flashes have an amazing...


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