Reports indicate that the massive drop in spam levels are linked to the sudden disappearance of the Rustock botnet. However, recent history suggests the interruption may only be temporary.
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A former CIA Director says the U.S. Government is being too secretive about cybersecurity vulnerabilities.
Web sites are chronically insecure, according to new data from security firm WhiteHat Security.
The latest version of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer promises to make it harder for malicious hackers to push dodgy Web applications onto end user systems, with a new Application Reputation filter.
Emails unearthed by the HBGary hack
reveal that Chinese hackers compromised the networks of chemical
company, DuPont, and more than a dozen others high profile Western firms in late 2009 as part of a wide-scale hack since dubbed “Operation
Current methods for measuring the size of botnets are flawed and may be hampering efforts to fight back against the networks of zombie computers, according to a new report from The European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA).
Google announced plans yesterday to fortify the Android Market in response to the appearance of the DroidDream Trojan, but do the company’s plans cross the line from innovative to intrusive? In a blog post, Kaspersky Labs researcher Timothy Armstrong warns that the search giant’s plans to repair Droid phones without user consent may not pass the sniff test.
Researchers at Arbor Networks say they have discovered unique samples of a new family of malware that is targeting large investmen firms with holdings in the commodities markets, especially the mining industry.
Google has announced plans to implement new security features in order to strengthen the defenses of the Android Market following the appearance of a Trojan horse, DroidDream, targeting devices running the company’s Android mobile operating system.
Apple is distributing copies of its yet unreleased OS X 10.7 (Lion) operating system to a handful of security experts, including former Pwn2Own winner, Charlie Miller, who claims this is the first time Apple has taken such actions, according to a report from PC World.