Scientists create model to predict multipathogen epidemics

Diseases often pile on, coinfecting people, animals and other organisms that are already fighting an infection. In one of the first studies of its kind, bioscientists from Rice University and the University of Michigan have ...

ISPs need to do more to tackle major cyber-attack

Warnings about the impending cyber-attack have gone unheeded and more must be done to tackle the threat of an infection, according to the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Media shock stories about GameOver Zeus are not helpful

We need to watch out for headlines like the ones earlier this week warning that people had two weeks to protect themselves from a "powerful computer attack". It can end up scaring people who have little idea about how these ...

Researchers measure smartphone malware infection rates

Researchers show that infection rates in Android devices at around 0.25 percent are significantly higher than the previous independent estimate. They also developed a technique to identify devices infected with previously ...

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