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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Windows ransomware poses as Microsoft

09/06/2011, Heads up Microsoft Windows users, it appears that a new ransomware was spotted by Panda Labs. For those unfamiliar, ransomwares are basically a form of malware that, as the name suggests, holds the user hostage, demanding a ransom before restoring the...