News tagged with computing services

Spot a bot to stop a botnet

Computer scientists in India have developed a two-pronged algorithm that can detect the presence of a botnet on a computer network and block its malicious activities before it causes too much harm. The team ...

May 01, 2012 4.3 / 5 (10) 2 | with audio podcast

Unlocking the dynamic web

(PhysOrg.com) -- Most of the knowledge and services potentially available on the worldwide web can’t be accessed through browsers and websites. A new European research project has devised a smart toolkit ...

Dec 24, 2008 4.9 / 5 (8) 0

US orders $163 mn fine for 'scareware'

A US federal court has ordered a $163 million fine against the operators of a "scareware" scheme which tricked computer users into thinking they were infected, and then sold them a "fix," officials said Tuesday.

Oct 02, 2012 4.9 / 5 (8) 18