Ransomware - what hackers use to encrypt your computer files and demand money in exchange for freeing those contents - is an exploding global problem with few solutions, but a team of University of Florida researchers says ...
(AP) -- For computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections this summer.
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. has taken the rare step of warning about a serious computer security vulnerability it hasn't fixed yet.
Despite repeated alerts, tens of thousands may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ago.
Google on Tuesday began warning some users of its popular Internet search service that their computers may be infected with a virus.
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. says its new computer security program can be downloaded starting on Tuesday.
(AP) -- A malicious computer attack that appears to target Iran's nuclear plants can be modified to wreak havoc on industrial control systems around the world, and represents the most dire cyberthreat known to industry, ...
At a time when millions of computer users face increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks, the antivirus software they rely on to keep their information safe frequently fails to do the job.
(AP) -- The dreaded Conficker computer worm is stirring. Security experts say the worm's authors appear to be trying to build a big moneymaker, but not a cyber weapon of mass destruction as many people feared.