News tagged with malicious code

Detecting program-tampering in the cloud

For small and midsize organizations, the outsourcing of demanding computational tasks to the cloud—huge banks of computers accessible over the Internet—can be much more cost-effective than buying their ...

Sep 11, 2013
5 / 5 (1) 0 | with audio podcast

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 ...

Jul 31, 2013
3.5 / 5 (6) 0 | with audio podcast

Security holes in smartphone apps (w/ Videos)

(Phys.org) —Popular texting, messaging and microblog apps developed for the Android smartphone have security flaws that could expose private information or allow forged fraudulent messages to be posted, ...

Apr 17, 2013
3.8 / 5 (19) 0 | with audio podcast

SKorea misidentifies China as cyberattack origin

(AP)—In an embarrassing twist to a coordinated cyberattack on six major South Korean companies this week, investigators said Friday they wrongly identified a Chinese Internet Protocol address as the source.

Mar 22, 2013
2.7 / 5 (3) 1

Hacker 'botnet' hijacked online searches

Software titan Microsoft and computer security giant Symantec said Thursday that they smashed a hacker-infected computer network that was hijacking Internet searches.

Feb 07, 2013
4.4 / 5 (5) 1

US rejects report of hacking at French presidency

(AP)—The U.S. Embassy in Paris on Wednesday "categorically" denied claims in a French magazine report that the U.S. government was behind a hacking attack against computers in the French president's palace ...

Nov 21, 2012
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