Energizer Duo battery charger hides a Trojan
Flame spy virus gets order to vanish: experts
US computer security researchers said Sunday that the Flame computer virus that smoldered undetected for years in Middle Eastern energy facilities has gotten orders to vanish, leaving no trace.
Hacker thieves targeted Anonymous allies: Symantec
Anonymous on Monday gave mixed reactions to a US computer security firm's report that backers of the notorious hacker group were suckered into downloading software that steals online banking information.
Computer security firm Symantec extorted by hackers
Computer security firm Symantec on Tuesday confirmed it tried to turn the tables on hackers who threatened to release stolen source code if a demand for $50,000 was not met.
Symantec discovers worm that targets systems running Linux—threat to other devices
Flame cyber virus linked to more malware: report
The Flame virus believed to be part of a cyberwarfare effort against Iran was developed as early as 2006 and is linked to at least three other malware programs, a new analysis said Monday.
Hackers pick Google's pocket with Mac virus
A virus infecting Macintosh computers is picking Google's pocket by hijacking advertising "clicks," tallying as much as $10,000 daily, according to Internet security firm Symantec.
Symantec urges users to disable pcAnywhere
Symantec is recommending that users of its pcAnywhere software disable the product following the theft of source code from the US computer security firm.
Inside the secret Symantec building that keeps websites safe
Hidden within a nondescript building here is a highly secret Symantec facility protected by the sort of measures found in nuclear missile silos. Dubbed "the vault" by some employees, the bunkerlike operation bristles with ...
Report: Stuxnet cyberweapon older than believed (Update)
The sophisticated cyberweapon which targeted an Iranian nuclear plant is older than previously believed, an anti-virus company said Tuesday, peeling back another layer of mystery on a series of attacks attributed by many ...
Web filter lifts block on gay sites
A popular online safe-search filter is ending its practice of blocking links to mainstream gay and lesbian advocacy groups for users hoping to avoid obscene sites.
Half of world's PCs use pirated software: report
Almost half of personal computer users around the world get their software illegally, with China's massive market the worst culprit, a report claimed Wednesday.
Second computer worm 'hits Iran'
Iran has been hit with new malicious software as part of cyber attacks against the country, a military officer told Mehr news agency on Monday without specifying the target.
Facebook leaked keys to account data: Symantec
US computer security firm Symantec has said that Facebook accidentally left a door open for advertisers to access profiles, pictures, chat and other private data at the social network.