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Flame Virus 'Most Sophisticated' Cyber Weapon Ever Used
2012-05-29 04:57:03

Researchers at Kaspersky Lab announced on Monday that they had uncovered the “most sophisticated cyber weapon” ever unleashed. The malware, dubbed Flame, is a highly complex malicious program with vast espionage capabilities that are actively targeting sensitive information across the Middle East. The sophistication and functionality of the virus exceed those of all other cyber weapons known to date, Kaspersky said. “Flame can easily be described as one of the most...

2011-02-16 11:50:00

Security experts are saying that smartphones are the new 'El Dorado' for computer criminals and many owners are unaware of the risk and what to do about it. Security companies say that as sales of smartphones and tablets have started to outpace those of personal computers, criminals are increasingly targeting the devices. Many people use their smartphones or tablets to access corporate networks without authorization. "This is something which is self-evident in the world of PCs," Intel...

2010-03-23 08:51:00

COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- With millions of pre-teens and teenagers carrying mobile phones, instances of cyber-stalking, cyber-bullying and "sexting" (sending sexually explicit images or text messages) are on the rise, and has resulted in everything from the prosecution of children and parents to teen suicide. To help parents protect their children from these "mobile assaults," SMobile Systems, the leading provider of security solutions for mobile phones, has unveiled the...

2010-02-18 07:40:56

Smartphone users may have a new worry to contend with as cyber criminals seek to break into web-connected mobile devices, but the threats so far have been contained by the mobile industry, according to security experts. The Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain provided software security firms an opportune time to bring up warnings that the mobile industry could be facing serious viral attacks now and in the future. Mikko Hyppoenen, chief research officer at antivirus software company...

2008-08-11 03:00:22

By Lim Yeh Ern KASPERSKY Labs has announced the Kaspersky 2009 security solutions, which will be available early next year. The solutions comprise Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 and Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009. Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 provides additional security against network-based attacks such as hijacking, botnets and even spam. It also includes a two-way firewall that actively monitors all programs on the user's computer against potential attacks. Both solutions also come...

2008-08-04 09:00:25

Kaspersky Lab, a leading provider of Internet security solutions that protect against all forms of viruses, spyware, rookits, hacker attacks and spam, today announced the North American release of Kaspersky Internet Security 2009 and Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2009, bringing to market a new standard in anti-malware protection. With an exponential increase in malicious threats and the unprecedented sophistication of cybercriminal activities, industry experts have challenged the anti-malware...

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