Google Launches ‘Safe Browsing’ System To Prevent Installation Of Unwanted SoftwareGoogle discovers more than 50,000 malware-infected sites per month. Whenever a potential threat is detected by the safe browsing system, it will display a red warning sign advising a user to stay away.
Would YOU Click? Twitter Bosses Email Staff Phishing Links To Test CybersecurityWould YOU be the one who unleashes a virus inside the corporate computers? Twitter and other companies are testing employees with phony phishing links to see if they click them.
1.2 Million Customer’s Credit Card Data Exposed In Staples Security BreachStaples says criminals used malware to access cardholder names, payment card numbers, expiration dates and card verification codes.
New Malware May Be Lurking In More Than 300,000 iPhones, iPadsPalo Alto Networks has discovered a new form of malware that may have affected hundreds of thousands of Apple mobile device users, largely in China.
'BlackShades' Malware Lets Cybercriminals Hijack Computer Webcams; 97 ChargedMore than a half-million computers in over 100 countries were infected by sophisticated malware that lets cybercriminals remotely hijack a computer and its webcam, authorities said as charges were announced Monday against nearly 100 people worldwide.
End Of Microsoft Support For Windows XP Spells Trouble For SomeMicrosoft ends support for the persistently popular Windows XP on Tuesday, and the move could put everything from the operations of heavy industry to the identities of everyday people in danger.
Larry Magid: Windows Ending Support for XP, Upgrade Suggested This week marks the last day that Microsoft will offer support for its popular XP operating system. Our technology analyst has some advice on how you should prepare to upgrade if need be.
Apple Says Macs At Its Offices Were HackedApple says a small number of Mac computers at its offices were infected by malicious software, in an attack similar to the one Facebook acknowledged last week.
ConsumerWatch: Malware May Knock Thousands Off Internet On MondayDespite repeated alerts, tens of thousands of Americans may still lose their Internet service Monday unless they do a quick check of their computers for malware that could have taken over their machines more than a year ago.
FBI: Computers Infected With Malware To Lose Internet Service In JulyFor computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections this summer.
Tech Report: Malware Increasingly Affecting Android PhonesKCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid has more on the reasons why Android phones seemed to be affected more than Apple products.
Tech Report: Macintosh Reaches Critical Mass For Malware AttackAn old trick that’s beguiled Windows users for years has become a growing threat on Macintosh machines.