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SpyEye makes its way onto Android as Spitmo

09/14/2011, A while back we reported on SpyEye, a trojan on the PC which was referred to as the “Swiss Army knife” of hacking toolkits. Through SpyEye, the hackers can issue commands to all the computers that have been infected, stealing information, causing...

Fake Flash plugin installer trojan for Mac

08/02/2011, Mac computers have been known to be pretty resilient against malware and virus infections, but this is not to say that they are 100% immune and have never been infected before, it’s just that when compared to Windows based computers, there seems to be...

Android virus does voice recordings on the quiet

08/01/2011, Who says that phones are safe enough to use that there is no need for anti-virus software? That might be true in the older days before color displays and Internet connectivity on the handset became the norm, but now, we have mobile operating systems that...

LulzSec Trojan is a false alarm

06/29/2011, We all know that LulzSec decided to call it quits a few days ago and left the world with a final parting gift: a cache of stolen data, emails and more. However according to some folks who downloaded the collection ended up with more than they bargained...

Microsoft :1-in-14 downloads are malicious

05/18/2011, “There are two kinds of statistics, the kind you look up and the kind you make up” – or so the saying goes by Rex Stout in Death of a Doxy. Well, Microsoft has laid claim to what does sound like a frightening idea – one in every 14...

Android Trojan tells you to stop being a pirate

03/31/2011, An Android Trojan that has been disguised as a paid app that can be legally purchased from the Android Market and has been making the rounds one filesharing websites. The app has been disguised as Walk and Text (v1.3.7), an app that can be legally...

Malware growing at an alarming rate

03/17/2011, If you’re using a computer without any form of anti-virus or malware protection, you might need to be more careful in the future. According to the latest reports from Pandalabs, a security research firm, in the first quarter of 2011 alone, there has...

Trojan mimics Android clean-up tool

03/10/2011, It sure looks like Google can’t catch a break. After the whole incident with malware (DroidDream) spreading on the Android Market last week, they released an update to help clean up affected Android phones. The update was supposed to give Google the...

New Trojan infects Mac OS X and Windows

02/28/2011, Thought your shiny new Mac was safe from viruses and malware? It looks like you’ll have to throw that though out the window soon. Sophos, a security firm, has just discovered a modified variant of darkComet, a well known Remote Access Trojan (RAT)...

Sophisticated Android trojan discovered over in China

12/29/2010, A mobile security firm has warned of a new, sophisticated Android malware that has surfaced over in China. The Trojan is currently dubbed Geinimi and is apparently capable of compromising a significant amount of personal data on the user’s phone and...

Fake LinkedIn Emails Direct Users To Zeus Trojan

09/29/2010, Frequent LinkedIn users should be wary of bogus LinkedIn invite emails going around trying to trick folks into clicking on links that will lead them to a Zeus data-stealing trojan. Apparently tens of billions of such messages related to the attack were...

Windows Mobile 6.5 Virus Makes International Calls

04/16/2010, Owners of Windows Mobile 6.5 phones: if you’ve recently noticed that your phone is making some mysterious international calls, it might be infected by a virus. Some folks have discovered such a virus infecting Windows Mobile 6.5 phones, and...