Tag Archives: trojan

Android malware has tripled

Android Logo Windows users are well accustomed to the dangers of malware, given that much of it is targeted squarely at their good selves. But increasingly the Mac is getting more popular and.. more
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Flashback trojan has infected 600,000 Macs

malware Traditionally, Windows has been the desktop platform which cyber-criminal types attack, given its huge user base in comparison to the global Apple Mac population. But Mac users definitely shouldn’t be complacent,.. more
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Duqu authors leave logs on servers after clean-up

malware Researchers at Kaspersky Labs have examined servers used by the authors of the Duqu trojan, after the attackers went on a clean-up mission last month to cover their tracks. The study.. more
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Facebook dealing with pornography issue

Facebook seems to have got a handle on yesterday’s avalanche of pornographic and violent images that were inundating user newsfeeds, and say that it was due to users copy and pasting a malicious code into their browser. The social network describe the problem as “a.. more
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Cyberwar becoming a reality?

The amount of new trojans being created has hit an all time high, according to the latest threat report from security experts at Panda Labs, making trojans the “weapon of choice” for cybercrooks. As cybercrime and online espionage continues to grow, the report shows that.. more
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New Gaddafi spam threats emerge

The recent emergence of spam which takes advantage of the death of Gaddafi continues to spread and infect computers across the globe. Spam immediately began to appear in the wake of the dictator’s death, usually with an attachment containing malware. New threats have now emerged.. more
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German authorities created trojan to wiretap suspects

Security experts Trend Micro report that they have discovered a trojan that is able to monitor online activities and was possibly created by German law enforcement agencies. The malware, dubbed R2D2, is capable of listening in on chat conversations via apps such as Skype, Yahoo.. more
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SpyEye trojan now steals cash via SMS banking

Researchers at Trusteer have discovered a new form of attack used by the SpyEye Trojan in order to steal money from bank accounts. The attack is very stealthy and if it is carried out successfully, funds can be taken from a victim’s bank account without.. more
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New Mac trojan on the way

Security experts F-Secure have discovered a new Mac Trojan that disguises itself as a PDF file. The malware downloads the file into a temp file, then opens itself as a PDF in order to distract users from any other suspicious activity which may be going.. more
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