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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...

2013-02-15 23:03:36

New viruses are sneaking by nearly all anti-virus programs, making virus removal tricky says OnlineVirusRepair.com San Luis Obispo, CA (PRWEB) February 15, 2013 In today´s warning, OnlineVirusRepair.com said that “unfortunately, new computer viruses slip right by the standard, or even the premium virus protection software that most people use to keep their computers healthy.” But, there is help. No matter what new virus takes over a computer and attacks its usability,...

Sophos Finds Traces Of More Mac Malware, Windows Users Should Also Take Note
2012-04-27 14:22:54

Michael Harper for RedOrbit.com Mac users who haven´t already installed the recent system updates should take this story as a very stern reminder that they are still at high risk of contracting malware on their machines. English security firm Sophos has identified a new malware attack which not only targets Mac users, but Windows users as well. Just like the 2 recent malware attacks which topped the headlines for weeks now, this new malware attack takes advantage of the same Java...

Apple Flashback Virus Weakening
2012-04-13 04:08:48

Kaspersky Lab has found that the Flashback Trojan is weakening, infecting as many as 270,000 Apple computers around the world. The lab said that the trojan's peak infection numbers were 670,000, making the incident the largest confirmed Mac malware outbreak ever recorded. Kaspersky estimates that about 300,000 of the infections were in the U.S., 94,000 in Canada, 47,000 in the U.K. and about 42,000 in Australia. It said that it had seen an encouraging decline in the number of active...

2011-06-16 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's anti-malware laboratory, has detected a new malicious code, Banbra.GYI, which uses a video of rising Brazilian soccer star Neymar to trick users. The video claims to contain erotic images of the soccer player with his ex-girlfriend. However, the truth is there is no such video and users who click the link will actually download a new variant of the well-known Banbra family of Trojans, which has been active since...

2011-02-09 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's anti-malware laboratory, announced findings today based on data from scans completed by Panda ActiveScan, the free online scanner offered by Panda Security, The Cloud Security Company. In the month of January, PandaLabs found 43 percent of US computers scanned were infected with malware, compared to 50 percent of total global users scanned. Trojans were found to be the most prolific malware threat, responsible for 58...

2010-12-20 14:15:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Dec. 20, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- PandaLabs, Panda Security's anti-malware laboratory, is closing the year with a look at some of the unique and noteworthy viruses that have appeared over the last twelve months. The list of viruses is vast and varied, since in 2010, PandaLabs received more than 20 million new strains of malware. This compilation does not contain the most prolific threats or those that caused the most infections, but is simply some of the viruses that caught...


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