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2013-11-26 23:21:10

Ten million new malware strains are identified so far in 2013. New ransomware CryptoLocker hijacks users’ documents and demands a ransom for them; DNS cache poisoning attacks are on the rise. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) November 26, 2013 Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company, has just published the results of its Quarterly Report for Q3 2013, drawn up by PandaLabs, the company's anti-malware laboratory. One of the main conclusions drawn from this global study is that malware creation...

ISS Not Infected With Stuxnet Virus
2013-11-13 12:09:42

[ Watch the Video: No Stuxnet On The ISS, But It Could Happen ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A false news report is floating around that the International Space Station (ISS) was infected by the Stuxnet virus. A handful of media outlets have incorrectly reported that the Stuxnet virus, which became famous for sabotaging the Iranian uranium program, has been unleashed on the space station. The space station has a network of computers that help to run everything...

Barber Pole Worm Genome Provides Essential Platform To Understand Drug Resistance In Worms
2013-08-28 12:59:38

Wellcome Trust Sanger Institute Researchers have identified five enzymes that are essential to the survival of a parasitic worm that infects livestock worldwide and is a great threat to global food security. Two of these proteins are already being studied as potential drug targets against other pathogens. The team sequenced the genome of Haemonchus contortus, or the barber pole worm, a well-studied parasitic worm that resides in the gut of sheep and other livestock globally. This genome...

2013-08-27 23:23:41

Scambook, the Internet’s leading consumer advisory platform, receives a lot of complaints due to consumers’ lack of protective efforts pending antivirus and anti-malware software. In our tech savvy society, this software is what can make the difference between safety and being unprotected against cyber scams such as identity theft. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 Scambook, the Internet’s leading consumer advisory platform, receives a lot of complaints due to consumers’...

2013-08-21 23:02:09

In article titled “Blaster worm: Lessons learned a decade later,” Turner reflects on how the virus that affected more than 2 million computers has shaped infosec today. Washington, DC (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 IntegriCell today announced that CEO Aaron Turner has again been featured in a CSOonline.com article titled “Blaster worm: Lessons learned a decade later.” Turner who was on the Microsoft team in 2003 that battled the Blaster worm, reflects on the pain and sleepless nights...

2013-05-06 23:18:18

The worldwide average of infected PCs is 31%; U.S. falls below average with almost 28% of computers infected nationwide. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) May 06, 2013 PandaLabs, Panda Security´s anti-malware laboratory, today published its Quarterly Report for Q1, analyzing the IT security events and incidents from January through March 2013. In the first quarter of 2013 alone, more than six and a half million new malware samples were created, following the trend of increasingly prevalent malware...


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