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Stuxnet Did Not Infect The International Space Station (ISS)

11/12/2013, Much news has broken about Stuxnet, a virus which was credited for sabotaging the Iranian uranium enrichment program, has found its way to the International Space Station, or the ISS for short. It was said that Stuxnet had gone rogue, especially when it...

FBI Ransomware Tries To Shame Mac Users Into Paying $300

07/16/2013, Let’s face it, there are probably a good many of us out there who download music or movies illegally, and those of us underage who click “Yes I Am Over 18” when viewing adult websites: basically things we’re not supposed to be doing. However what...

New Mac OS X malware discovered

06/29/2012, Kaspersky Labs released a report today about a new malware on the Mac OS X today that spreads itself through zip file attachments. Costin Raiu of Kaspersky Labs said that they were able to “intercept” the new advanced persistent threat or ATP...

Daedalus Cyber-attack alert system from DICT

06/19/2012, What you see in the video above is not some holographic representation of a future space battle. No sir, it is known as the Daedalus, developed by NICT to be one of the world’s most advanced cyber-attack alert systems. Basically, Daedalus will be...

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...

Infected PCs to lose Internet this July?

04/26/2012, Staying connected to the Internet has more or less become the norm for just about anyone, regardless of their age group. Well, there are savvy users and less than bright bulbs in the house, so the latter might just cause a virus infection or open the door...

Ramnit worm steals 45,000 Facebook logins

01/05/2012, Ramnit is a worm that is better known in financial industry circles, but just like how economic performance of any country will affect the lives of the everyday man on the street, so too, has the Ramnit work which has set its sights on Facebook accounts...

Microsoft software bug has link to Duqu virus

11/01/2011, I don’t know about you, but when I heard of the name “Duqu virus”, the first thing that came to my mind was that of Count Dooku – could a Star Wars fan be behind the Duqu virus that exploited a previously unknown bug in the Windows...

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...

DroidKungFu malware evolved into LeNa

10/25/2011, Android users may be aware of the DroidKungFu malware that has plagued Android devices earlier this year. The bad news is that it has evolved and a new variant of malware has surfaced and is called LeNa. This malware was identified by Lookout Security and...

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...