Latest Rootkit Stories

2012-07-30 21:29:48

Software that comes with most Ubisoft PC game titles has been found to put user computers at risk, opening a back door to hackers looking to get into a computer.

2011-08-24 10:27:02

Computer security software maker McAfee said Tuesday that the amount of malicious software targeted at Android devices rose 76 percent during the second quarter, making Android the most heavily attacked mobile operating system.

2011-06-30 10:00:00

Security experts said one of the world’s stealthiest botnets has infected more four and a half million PCs and allows its authors to force keyloggers, adware, and other malicious programs on the compromised systems at any given time.

2011-06-07 05:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., June 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Norman, a leading security company that offers products protecting consumers, enterprises and government, today announced the availability of Norman Malware Cleaner 2.1 for the detection and removal of malicious software affecting personal computers and network devices.

2011-03-07 07:35:00

BEIJING, March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Globalshareware.com announced that Avast Pro Antivirus 6.0 is here again with a much improved Antivirus and anti-spyware engine. Gone are the days when people used to look for free antivirus software for web surfing.

2010-11-08 10:34:00

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, November 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- BullGuard (http://www.bullguard.com/), specialists in user-friendly PC & Mobile security solutions, submitted its BullGuard Internet Security 10 to AV-Test lab.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.