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Warnings over mass Trojan attacks against online bank customers

Neverqest Trojan can attack 'any bank in any country' warns Kaspersky
27 Nov 2013

Cryptolocker cyber-extortionists extend their deadline for infected users

Cryptolocker cyber-extortionists demand £1,380 to hand over the decryption key - maybe...
05 Nov 2013

Google chairman Schmidt claims Android more secure than iPhone

Google's Eric Schmidt
'Not secure? It's more secure than the iPhone,' Schmidt tells analysts
08 Oct 2013

Malware writers move in for the mobile kill

Mobile security resembles PC security in its early days, warns McAfee’s Jason Brown at the Computing IT Leaders’ Forum
27 Sep 2013

Spam rises, now counts for 70 per cent of emails

Kaspersky quarterly report suggests corporate emails are being increasingly targeted
07 Aug 2013

Russian hacking ring indicted over $300m credit and debit card fraud

Six-year spree facilitated theft of 160 million cards and $300m – used malware and SQL injection attacks
26 Jul 2013

Four-year-old Android vulnerability could affect 99 per cent of devices

Bug discovered by security firm Bluebox, who warn Android users to be vigilant
04 Jul 2013

Coverity's NASA project shows how benefits of code testing can be out of this world

Coverity vice president Andreas Kuehlmann tells Danny Palmer how thorough software testing ensured NASA’s mission to Mars hit the ground running
11 Jun 2013

Social media malware rising significantly, says McAfee report

Koobface worm attacks more than treble and email spam is also on the rise
03 Jun 2013

Washington media websites hit by cyber attacks

Hackers use waterhole attack to plant malware on websites of WTOP and Federal News Radio
08 May 2013

IE 8 zero-day attack spreads to military sites

Microsoft urges IE 8 users to upgrade as Metasploit module appears
08 May 2013

Every nation is engaging in cyber attacks, says News International CISO

Amar Singh tells Computing state-funded cyber warfare is already here and more needs to be done to protect against attacks
17 Apr 2013

Obama budget prioritises US cyber security

Proposes 20 per cent spending increase on cyber security to $4.7bn for 2014
11 Apr 2013

Third-party software accounts for 86 per cent of PC vulnerabilities

Nine out of 10 security flaws are a result of non-native products such as Chrome, Firefox and iTunes
15 Mar 2013

1,500 PayPal credentials for sale in pirate eShop

Proxy server access to user accounts sold for cash
21 Feb 2013

Barack Obama signs cybersecurity executive order

Key industries and utilities to agree basic protection guidelines
14 Feb 2013

Google could do more to protect Android users from malware, says AVG

Change publishing conditions, scan new data packages, suggests Krčma
08 Feb 2013

Microsoft and Symantec “take down” Bamital clickfraud botnet

Three-year investigation to smash $1m clickfraud ring that PCs infected with malware
07 Feb 2013

2013 will see more Stuxnet and Flame-like malware attacks, says AVG CTO

But hacktivists are more bark than bite says Ben-Itzhak
06 Feb 2013

Android's built-in malware scanner detects just 15 per cent of threats

Jellybean's in-built software has a long way to go but shows promise, says computer scientist.
11 Dec 2012

Microsoft warns of increased rootkit infections

Necurs malware on he rise, reported on over 83,000 machines in November
10 Dec 2012

Symantec finds malware that corrupts SQL databases

Malware appears to be designed to damage data, not steal it
26 Nov 2012

Android users' privacy put at risk by apps collecting unnecessary data

Research suggests an epidemic of apps collecting data from unsuspecting smartphone owners
06 Nov 2012

Android devices most at risk from mobile malware

Malware on smartphones and tablets has grown massively, with the Android OS by far the most targeted
07 Sep 2012