Displaying items by tag: Trojan Horse

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 11:19

Palo Alto spots Komplex OS X Trojan

Security vendor Palo Alto Networks has identified Mac malware being used in targeted attacks.

Published in Security
Monday, 19 May 2014 13:11

Bitdefender offers easy Genieo cleanup

It's not a new threat, but security vendor Bitdefender is warning Mac users about the Genieo adware packaged with certain free software.

Published in Security
Monday, 05 August 2013 09:15

Georgia Tech finds another iOS vulnerability

Georgia Institute of Technology researchers are preparing to publicly reveal details of a technique they developed to hide malicious functionality within iOS apps from Apple's vetting process.

Published in Mobility
Friday, 16 July 2010 10:39

Mozilla blocks rogue Firefox add-on

Mozilla has added a malicious add-on to the Firefox blocklist. A second add-on with a serious security vulnerability is also heading for the blocklist.

Published in Open Source
Friday, 15 January 2010 10:26

OWA under attack by malware-mongers

Outlook Web Access users are being targeted by a malware campaign, a security vendor has warned.

Published in Security
Wednesday, 11 November 2009 12:52

iPhone worm portends precarious problem for Apple

This year, according to at least one report, Apple has sold about 20 million iPhones. A young post-secondary college student easily figured out a way to hack into them and inject a worm. It doesn't take a genius to figure out that Apple has a big security problem. Is it prepared?

Published in Beerfiles
Monday, 24 August 2009 04:39

AVG false alarm tags iTunes as Trojan

A false positive detection by the AVG anti-virus software has put many iTunes users in a spin.

Published in Security
Thursday, 11 June 2009 12:23

More Mac Malware

A new variant of the Tored malware and yet another bogus codec pose a vague threat to Mac OS X users.

Published in Core Dump
Wednesday, 18 March 2009 09:07

ATM malware may help snatch your cash

A prominent security vendor has come across malware targeting ATMs and implementing a virtual card skimmer.

Published in Home Tech
Sunday, 15 March 2009 12:52

Essential Linux tools for the PC technician

Recently, I blogged that every good IT technician really needs Linux in their toolkit – even if you're strictly a Windows shop. Here are more good reasons why a bootable Linux CD can really save your bacon including indispensable tools you must have.

Published in The Linux Distillery
Friday, 20 February 2009 03:39

Time for an online banking security revolution

With 2008 showing just how big the “underground economy” has become, and with numerous examples of banking Trojans and malware reaching new heights of nefariousness, 2009 is a do-or-die year for the banking industry – especially in the midst of the global financial crisis.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Sunday, 15 February 2009 11:11

Valentine's viruses vandalise victim's PCs

Ongoing virus and malware threats won’t stop anytime soon, with Valentine’s Day proving to be the latest opportunity for malware writers to wreak havoc on PC users – but shouldn’t PC users be well aware of the threats by now?

Published in Market
Tuesday, 27 January 2009 01:08

iWork Trojan reappears in Photoshop CS4 crack

A variant of the iWorkServices Trojan for Mac OS X that appeared last week is now circulating with an unauthorised copy of Adobe Photoshop CS4.

Published in Core Dump
Friday, 23 January 2009 02:40

Beware: iWork '09 torrent is a Trojan

Trojans are still the flavour of the month when it comes to getting malware onto Macs. Recent examples have posed as codecs required to view seedy videos, but the latest attack hides behind Apple's iWork application suite.

Published in Core Dump
So far, there are three “official” anti-virus partners for the Windows 7 beta – AVG, Symantec (with Norton 360 3.0 beta) and Kaspersky Lab, with the latter announcing the release of its Windows 7 solution as a “technical prototype”.

Published in Home Tech
Although many Mac users are of the opinion they don’t need anti-virus protection, security companies keep on delivering it, with PC Tools marking two important milestones: version 1.0 of its iAntiVirus software for Mac, after a successful beta process, and a very nice $0 price for home users - although business users are expected to pay.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
Online criminals are continuing to target high profile websites by hacking them to host drive-by-download malware, with the latest belonging to well-known socialite Paris Hilton.

Published in Fuzzy Logic
The Australian Federal Police (AFP) says it is engaging in a new partnership with Australian telco Telstra to “strengthen its world-leading capability in countering new technology-enabled crime”.

Published in Strategy
Despite the fact that Firefox is seen as a safer browser than Internet Explorer, the emergence of the latest Firefox malware Plugin shows that a browser alone is not enough protection in a world of evil banking Trojans, botnets, rootkits and crimeware.

Published in Home Tech
Monday, 08 December 2008 06:52

Beware of rogue DHCP servers, warns Symantec

Computers on a LAN may be pharmed by rogue DHCP servers created by malware, leading to Internet traffic being diverted to bogus or otherwise malicious sites. A security vendor says attack code is in the wild.

Published in Home Tech
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