Tag Archives: Trend Micro

Trend Micro notes six-fold rise in Android malware

Android Logo Android malware is up strongly, indeed by a factor of six, according to security firm Trend Micro. Android has been explosively popular over the last couple of years, and much like.. more
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DNS changer botnet taken down by FBI

malware The FBI have taken down a botnet which is thought to have infected 4 million computers worldwide with a DNS changing trojan. Six Estonian nationals have been arrested and charged, following.. more
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Spam and scams emerge in wake of Steve Jobs’ death

Steve Jobs Cybercriminals are once again making the most out of sad news, as a spate of scams and spam has emerged in the wake of the death of Apple’s Steve Jobs. The.. more
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Android malware grew by 1410% in first half of 2011

Android malware is becoming increasingly prevalent and sophisticated, according to new reports by Trend Micro. The security firm says that “newer and more complicated Android malware variants are expected to emerge, along with the rising number of malicious […] apps.” Recent research showed that 3.5.. more
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PSN hackers selling credit card details?

According to security experts and the general buzz on the underground forums grapevine, the hackers who cracked PSN and made off with reams of user data did get credit card details, and what’s more they’re attempting to sell them. C-net spotted a blog post from.. more
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Gawker accounts compromised, linked to Twitter spam

Gawker Media has admitted that some of its user accounts have been compromised by a hacking attack. The company announced that its user database had been compromised, and while the stolen passwords were encrypted, the more simplistic ones may still be vulnerable to a brute.. more
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Trend Micro snaps up Humyo cloud storage

Security expert Trend Micro has ponied up an undisclosed sum of cash to buy Humyo, a cloud storage service. Humyo, which is based in Leeds but also has a German arm, offers a range of back up and data synchronisation solutions over the Internet. It.. more
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Trend Micro advised pensioners on how to stay safe in cyber space

Friday May 21st marked the ninth annual Silver Surfers’ Day in the UK, a day packed with free activities and training aimed at the estimated 9.2 million over-55s in the UK without internet access. The majority of the “older generation” do not currently use the.. more
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Trend Micro’s Web Gateway Security suite

In the old days of internet security, an IT administrator could simply tell their company’s employees not to click on suspicious links from unknown senders in emails in order to ward off attacks from spammers and malware. However, now malware attacks can come from many.. more
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Trend Micro says it has Windows 7 match

Trend Micro has launched a new security suite that it claims is compatible with Windows 7. The company claims that the new Internet Security 2010 product will be easier to use, will require fewer resources than previous versions, and will work faster. David Peterson the.. more
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