News tagged with malicious activity

New technology to help users combat mobile malware attacks

University of Alabama at Birmingham researchers have developed simple but effective techniques to prevent sophisticated malware from secretly attacking smartphones. This new malware defense is being presented at the IEEE ...

dateMar 27, 2015 in
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Georgia Tech uncovers iOS security weaknesses

Researchers from the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC) have discovered two security weaknesses that permit installation of malware onto Apple mobile devices using seemingly innocuous applications and peripherals, ...

dateJul 31, 2013 in Software
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The dangers of too much Java

Justin Cappos, an assistant professor of computer science and engineering at the Polytechnic Institute of NYU-Poly, has long been wary of the security risks inherent in Java, the programming language developed by Sun Microsystems ...

dateJan 31, 2013 in Software
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Free app protects Facebook accounts from hackers

( -- Two University of California, Riverside graduate students and a company run by an alumnus of the school have partnered to develop a free Facebook application that detects spam and malware posted on users' ...

dateJun 21, 2011 in Software
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