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2009-12-08 10:25:00

A yearly security report released Tuesday by technology company Cisco says that banks and online social networks are growing targets for cyber criminals.

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2009-11-23 12:30:04

Security company F-Secure has revealed that a second worm has hit the iPhone that specifically targets people in the Netherlands who are using their iPhones for internet banking with Dutch online bank ING.

2009-11-10 07:00:00

PISCATAWAY, N.J., Nov.

2009-11-05 07:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Nov. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced that PandaLabs, the company's laboratory for detecting and analyzing malware, revealed that Spain, with an alarming 44.49 percent, tops the global ranking of computers that are infected with bots.

2009-11-02 08:30:00

SEATTLE, Nov.

2009-10-14 08:54:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Oct. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory, has identified a new, more aggressive trend cyber criminals are using to sell fake anti-virus programs, otherwise known as rogueware.

2009-09-29 07:30:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory, today announced that it has detected a 15 percent increase in the total number of malware-infected computers in September in comparison to the previous month of August.

2009-09-25 14:43:00

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C., Sept .25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the never-ending battle to protect computer networks from intruders, security experts are deploying a new defense modeled after one of nature's hardiest creatures -- the ant. Unlike traditional security devices, which are static, these "digital ants" wander through computer networks looking for threats, such as "computer worms" -- self-replicating programs designed to steal information or facilitate unauthorized use of machines.

2009-09-09 07:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced that PandaLabs, the company's laboratory for detecting and analyzing malware, has issued a ranking of the most dangerous threats to home and business users of the last 20 years.


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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