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  • Cybersecurity challenges in 2013

    The security issues affecting businesses are similar around the world. Most involve employees innocently bringing an infected personal mobile device into the corporate network, or clicking on a social media link that looks harmless but hides a Trojan or worm that will secretly steal data and money and, potentially, remain undetected with severe impact on security of the infected device.

    Written by Dmitriy Ayrapetov, director of product management of Dell SonicWALL08 March 13 21:14
  • Stuxnet industrial worm was written over a year ago

    A sophisticated worm designed to steal industrial secrets has been around for much longer than previously thought, according to security experts investigating the malicious software.

    Written by Robert McMillan06 Aug. 10 06:02
  • The LoveBug worm: Ten years later

    Ten years ago today, on May 4, 2000, a security team with MessageLabs, a provider of messaging security services, came in to work and discovered the number of viruses its system had intercepted in the last several hours was off the charts.

    Written by Joan Goodchild06 May 10 04:14
  • China warns about return of destructive Panda virus

    A computer worm that China warned Internet users against is an updated version of the Panda Burning Incense virus, which infected millions of PCs in the country three years ago, according to McAfee.

    Written by Owen Fletcher30 Nov. 09 06:23
  • Facebook worm spreads with a lurid lure

    Some Facebook users have been infected with a worm after clicking on an image of a scantily clad woman, which then redirects the victims to a pornography site, according to security researchers.

    Written by Jeremy Kirk25 Nov. 09 08:24