Energizer Duo battery charger hides a Trojan
Microsoft to Offer Free Antivirus Protection
Religion riskier than porn for online viruses: study
Web wanderers are more likely to get a computer virus by visiting a religious website than by peering at porn, according to a study released on Tuesday.
Facebook, Washington state target online spam
Facebook is partnering with Washington state to combat a type of spam called "clickjacking" that is plaguing the social networking site, company and state officials announced Thursday.
Symantec discovers worm that targets systems running Linux—threat to other devices
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.
No patch for human stupidity: hackers
Hackers at DefCon have long understood that there is no patch for human stupidity. Last week, security researchers uncovered yet another strain of malicious software aimed at smartphones that run Google's ...
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.
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.
Wiretapping Skype calls: virus eavesdrops on VoIP
(AP) -- Some computer viruses have a crude but scary ability to spy on people by logging every keystroke they type. Now hackers and potentially law enforcement have another weapon: a virus that can eavesdrop on voice conversations ...
Microsoft to release free antivirus PC software
(AP) -- Microsoft Corp. says its new computer security program can be downloaded starting on Tuesday.
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.