Stolen-data trove offers look inside a botnet
(AP) -- Getting hacked is like having your computer turn traitor on you, spying on everything you do and shipping your secrets to identity thieves.
Microsoft Security Essentials misses AV-Test Certified status
Criminals, spies swamp cyber world: experts
Finally the world has a hacker-proof communications device. The bad news? It's a brick in a glass case. The joke, told to a cyber conference Tuesday in New York, illustrates what top US experts describe as ...
Active self-defense strategy best deterrent against cyber-attacks
With the threats of cybercrime, cyberterrorism and cyberwarfare looming over our hyper-connected world, the best defense for the U.S. might be a good offense, says new research by a University of Illinois expert in technology ...
US Internet users not as scam-savvy as they think
US Internet users are continuing to fall for online scams, especially if the promised prize is a chance at a hip new gadget such as a tablet computer, according to a new study.
CACR: MacDefender shows Apple users no longer immune from cyberattacks
(PhysOrg.com) -- Long considered the shining example of computer security, Apple Macintosh computers are becoming serious targets of cyberattacks, according to Indiana University Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research ...
Microsoft anti-virus program evicts Chrome browser
Microsoft raced to fix an anti-virus program that targeted Google's Chrome browsing software as a malicious threat and kicked it off computers.
Here's the way to copy e-mails to save on CDs
Q. I have a lot of e-mails in separate folders of my Microsoft Outlook program, and I want to take some of them off my Windows XP computer and save them on CDs. How can I do that?
Bromium sets up business net around malware (Update)
Hackers aim ruse at Apple computer users
Hackers are out to trick Apple computer users into infecting Macintosh machines with malicious code pretending to be legitimate security software.
Comcast tries pop-up alerts to warn of infections
(AP) -- Comcast Corp. wants to enlist its customers in a fight against a huge problem for Internet providers - the armies of infected personal computers, known as "botnets," that suck up bandwidth by sending spam and facilitating ...
Mexico: worst over despite rise in flu death toll
(AP) -- The swine flu virus spread to more countries Tuesday, and scientists said the official numbers represent only a fraction of the many thousands of people sickened around the world. At the center of ...
Hackers expose slew of Hotmail acount passwords
Microsoft on Monday blocked access to thousands of Hotmail accounts in response to hackers plundering password information and posting it online.
Smartphones under growing threat from hackers
Smartphones are under a growing menace from cyber-criminals seeking to hack into web-connected handsets, but the mobile industry has contained the threat so far, security experts said.