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2009-08-12 12:22:00

GLENDALE, Calif., Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced that PandaLabs, the company's laboratory for detecting and analyzing malware, has discovered that 52 percent of new viruses last only 24 hours.

2009-07-29 08:41:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly one out of every 63 smartphones powered by the Symbian operating system is infected with some form of malware, according to a new study conducted by SMobile Systems - the leading provider of security solutions for mobile phones.

2009-07-29 07:00:00

GLENDALE, Calif., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory, today announced the general availability of a multi-year study that examines the proliferation of rogueware into the overall cybercriminal economy.

2009-07-15 10:25:00

GLENDALE, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced that PandaLabs, Panda Security's laboratory for detecting and analyzing malware, issued its Safe Summer Web Guide, a resource that provides consumers with valuable tips on using the Internet securely and safely this summer.

2009-07-07 11:22:00

GLENDALE, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's malware analysis and detection laboratory has detected over one hundred Web pages, mainly hosted in China, modified to infect users by exploiting an unpatched Microsoft vulnerability.

2009-07-06 10:08:00

GLENDALE, Calif., July 6 /PRNewswire/ -- Panda Security, the Cloud Security Company, today announced that PandaLabs, Panda Security's laboratory for detecting and analyzing malware, announced the findings from its second quarterly report of 2009 and determined that Trojans accounted for 70 percent of all new malware between April and June 2009.

2009-06-29 15:34:39

A 10-year-old girl set a new world record by bringing 567 worms up from the ground during Britain's World Worm Charming Championships. Sophie Smith of Willaston, England, won the competition in her village Saturday by besting the previous world record of 511 worms listed in the Guinness Book of World Records, The Daily Telegraph reported Monday. A number of techniques were employed to try to coax worms from the ground during the light rain Saturday, including a man who strummed rock tunes on...

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2009-06-12 14:57:35

Two new forms of Mac OS X malware discovered by security experts are making it easier for Mac users to get hacked.


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