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Malware mimics Chrome installer, steals banking information

05/17/2012, The Internet can be a very dangerous place if you are not familiar with the more subtle workings within and around, where case in point we have a piece of malware that mimics itself as a Chrome installer. This impersonation will actually work on stealing...

First Drive-By Malware Sites Discovered for Android

05/03/2012, Now that browsing the internet via a mobile device has become a norm, malware has also followed in that path. Lookout Mobile Security discovered some websites that have been designed in such a way that they only attack and infect Android devices on which...

Android Virus Lurking in Angry Birds Space Coveralls

04/12/2012, If you have been thinking about downloading the latest installment of the successful Angry Birds franchise, by all means go ahead. Head on over to Google Play and you should be able to find it in no time since it’s one of the top apps available for free...

Flashback Trojan gets pegged by second Mac update from Apple

04/06/2012, Remember our story earlier this week that touched upon the Flashback Trojan that had infected more than half a million Macs, with many of them being in the US? Well, we do know that Apple is aware of the situation and has since released a patch, but there...

Mac OS X trojan attacks websites from your computer

10/26/2011, Mac computers have been known to be rather resilient against virus’s and malware, but that doesn’t mean that Mac users should be taking that for granted, especially since hackers have managed to port over of the Linux/Tsunami trojan horse onto Mac OS...

Japanese government ambushed by Chinese Trojan horse attack

10/25/2011, Sino-Japan relationships have not exactly been at their best in the past, but with China having overtaken Japan as the second biggest economy in the world, I would say they have most probably buried the hatchet already. Still, I would assume not everyone...

Mac trojan variant cripples built-in OS X malware protection

10/19/2011, They say that the best defense is a good offense, but when it comes to computers, often the anti-virus and anti-malware programs tend to beat a hasty retreat, reacting most of the time to new viruses and trojans that pop up in a never ending cat and mouse...

German authorities relies on spyware for surveillance

10/11/2011, Do the ends justify the means? I suppose German authorities think so, as law enforcement authorities from a bunch of German states did confirm to use special computer software for intelligence gathering purposes, especially during criminal investigations....

German hackers accuse German government of creating trojan

10/10/2011, If you watch movies such as Die Hard 4.0, you’ll know that governments in general do not hold much love for hackers and viruses, but what happens when the government itself is accused of developing a virus? While that sounds like it could be a plot for...

Android malware can be controlled via blog posts

10/06/2011, Heads up Android users, it looks like there’s more malware headed your way although this time it looks like it could be limited to just China for now. Security researchers Trend Micro has reportedly discovered a new Android malware that disguises itself...

OSX/flashback.A malware discovered for Mac

09/27/2011, While in general, Mac computers are less prone to viruses and malware, there are still a couple that manage to slip in under the radar from time to time. A while back we reported on a malware that disguised itself as part of Adobe Flash’s installation,...